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Chrysler recalls vehicles over ignition module flaws

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-01-20 16:49

BEIJING - Chrysler will recall 2,334 of its imported 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Commander vehicles in China after finding ignition module defects, the country's quality watchdog said on Wednesday.

The affected Grand Cherokees were manufactured between March 21, 2007 and May 12, 2008, and the Commanders were manufactured between April 3, 2007 and May 12, 2008, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine in a statement on its website.

Chrysler said the defective ignition modules may cause engine failure and result in safety risks, said the statement.

The company has promised to replace the faulty components free of charge after a recall starting Jan 28.

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