Chrysler 200 Engine Stalls
If you own a Chrysler 200 there’s a good chance your engine will stall without any sort of warning lights or error code. Why is the dangerous problem still happening despite an investigation and recall?…Continue reading article "Chrysler 200 Engine Stalls"
Chrysler's Dangerous e-Shift Design
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) made the switch from a traditional gear shifter to a monostable electronically controlled one and the result has been disastrous. The unintuitive design is responsible for hundreds of rollaway incidents and widely believ…Continue reading article "Chrysler's Dangerous e-Shift Design"
FCA Mopar Recalls
The US government isn't a big fan of how Fiat-Chrysler (and their parts / service brand Mopar) have handled recalls. Here's why.Continue reading article "FCA Mopar Recalls"
How's this for a review?
The government says Chrysler's electronic gear shifter "appears to violate several basic design guidelines for vehicle controls." They go on to say it isn't consistent or easy to use. Tell us how you really feel.
Despite all that, they have closed their investigation because Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has agreed to recall more than a million vehicles and update their gear shifter's software.…keep reading article "Injuries Caused by Electronic Gear Shifter Are Starting to Add Up"
If it ain't broke, you can trust automakers to try and fix it.
That's exactly what's happening with some Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) vehicles. Someone high up in the FCA food chain decided it was time to swap out the dependable gear shifter for something a bit fancier.
e-Shift is a monostable electronic assembly that removes the grooves and tactile feedback of a traditional gear shifter, and replaces it with something much more confusing. The result? More and more Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep owners have no idea if their car is in drive, reverse, or park.
The new shifter has led to an increasing number of vehicles rolling away after the driver exited. How e-Xciting.…keep reading article "Investigation Expanded Into Faulty Electronic Gear Shifters"
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