The group Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has just made a call for review for a total of 86,000 units sold in America. The problem, as they say, comes from the alternator. Apparently, this can break down with relative ease, leaving the car without electrical charging and, in addition, may result in a fire in the engine bay of the vehicle.
In total, the manufacturer FCA declares that the call to review affects a total of 86.132 cars, almost to 75,000 have been marketed in the united States, 10,000 in Canada, 1,000 units in Mexico. The affected units are Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 manufactured between the years 2007 and 2013, and the Dodge Charger Pursuit of the body of police.
All this call for review is given for a course premature wear in the plate of diode of the alternator. Apparently, it is more likely to occur in warm climates in cold areas. As says the manufacturer, that wear and tear by overheating, you could end up long-term a short, which would leave the vehicle without operation. However, and the most dangerous part, is that the same short circuit due to overheating causing called; calls that could go to more and burning components of the engine bay and even the vehicle itself to the full.
FCA states that the problem is more likely to occur in fleet vehicles in cars from individuals by the use of more intense and prolonged, and in addition, as we have already mentioned above, most likely in warmer climates. On the other hand, FCA confirmed in this call to review have received information about a single event that could have been produced by this defect. The manufacturer shall notify all the owners and companies with units affected by this problem in the alternator to fix it as soon as possible. As it is logical, will not have any cost for the client.