The Detroit Free Press reported on a story recently involving the US Justice Department suing Fiat Chrysler because the diesel engines in some of the automaker’s vehicles violate the Clean Air Act. Could this be another Dieselgate? What’s Wrong with the Diesel Engines in Fiat Chrysler’s Vehicles? In their lawsuit, the Justice Department claims that Fiat Chrysler created software that acted as an emissions cheat device for its diesel vehicles….
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Recently, Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.25 million Dodge Ram pickup trucks because of a potentially deadly software glitch that can lead to the seatbelts and airbags in Dodge pickups failing to work during crashes. In the video below, auto defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg discusses what can happen to vehicle occupants if the seatbelts fail to work during a car accident.
According to The Wall Street Journal, there have been at least five injuries and three deaths linked to possibly defective airbags and seatbelts in Fiat Chrysler vehicles. This has led to Fiat Chrysler issuing a worldwide recall that includes 1.9 million automobiles. What’s the Problem with the Airbags and Seatbelts in Fiats? The report in The Wall Street Journal cites issues involving the front impact sensors and restraint control modules…
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