Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is Urged to Recall the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Because of Stalling Defects
Do you or someone you know own or lease a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan? If so, this article applies to you!
Over the past several months numerous Fiat Chrysler consumers have reported stalling issues with their 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans. Specifically, these vehicles have been reported to stall while traveling at speeds of up to 40 to 60 mph while on the highway, roads and while sitting at idle. As a result of the stalling, consumers have reported losing the ability to accelerate, decelerate or use power steering.
Stalling while driving poses an inherently grave safety risk that necessitates immediate attention and reparative work. A vehicle stalling while in operation is a substantial safety concern that not only endangers the passengers in the vehicle, but also all other drivers and passengers on the road.
How many vehicles are affected?
Approximately 150,000 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans are affected by the stalling defect. To date, there have been more than 100 documented consumer reports of the minivan stalling while traveling at various speeds and/or while at idle.
Over the past several years, the Chrysler Pacifica has been ranked one of the top three minivans in the United States by Consumer Reports making this vehicle a popular choice for consumers.
The loss of control of these vehicles makes them incredibly dangerous and may result in death, and/or substantial bodily injury. No fatalities or significant injures have been reported as of yet. However, consumer reports of this defect are increasing by the day.
Has a recall been issued yet for the Chrysler Pacifica?
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has not identified the source of the problem so they have not yet issued a recall. The Center for Auto Safety is urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate this issue and issue a recall so as to remove these dangerous vehicles off the roads.
Contact the Lemon Law Experts to see how we can help!
The Lemon Law Experts represent various consumers with their lemon Chrysler Pacifica minivans that have been repeatedly repaired for this stalling defect. Our Chrysler lemon law clients reported that they lost all ability to accelerate or decelerate and they also lost power steering of the vehicle. If you or someone you know has purchased or leased a Chrysler Pacifica that has experienced this stalling defect, call our Lemon Law Experts today for a confidential and free case evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to assist you with this concern. Call us today.