2.4L Tigershark Emissions
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) could be preparing for a major recall after discovering excessive emissions coming out vehicles with the 2.4L Tigershark engine. In a recent regulatory filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, …Continue reading article "2.4L Tigershark Emissions"
Fiat-Chrysler has agreed to pay over $800 million in fines and compensation for using defeat devices in 3-liter EcoDiesel engines. The settlement includes an average payout of $2,800 for each of the affected owners and lessees.Continue reading article "EcoDiesel Emissions"
Where Exhaust System Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- loud noise from muffler in the 2014 Cherokee
- broken def injector in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
- exhaust leak around manifold in the 2005 Grand Cherokee
- diesel particulate matter sensor failure in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
- catalytic converter defective in the 2014 Grand Cherokee
- exhaust manifold leak in the 1999 Wrangler
- exhaust system leaking in the 2006 Commander
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) owners are worried that their vehicles may not pass the next state inspection. And for good reason.
Last month, FCA announced that nearly 900,000 vehicles fail to meet emissions standards and will need new catalytic converters. That’s a lot of parts to come up with all at once, so FCA’s plan is to split the recall into stages with older vehicles getting repaired first. Some owners have filed a lawsuit because they will could fail their next state inspection before parts are available.…keep reading article "Some Jeep Vehicles May Not Pass Inspection As Owners Wait for Replacement Catalytic Converters"
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) has settled allegations that it used an emissions defeat device in over 100,000 vehicles with 3-liter EcoDiesel engines.
FCA didn’t disclose that the 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee contain an auxiliary emission control device, presumably to get around strict nitrogen oxide testing. As part of the settlement FCA will pay fines, recall the affected vehicles, extend their warranties, and pay an average of $2,800 to each affected owner or lessee.
The settlement is pending preliminary approval from the court.keep reading article "Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel Emissions Settlement Details"
Following multiple violations issued by the EPA, owners are suing Fiat-Chrysler for allegedly using illegal emissions software in their EcoDiesel engines.
According to the lawsuit, the EPA found the “principal effect of one or more of these AECDs was to bypass, defeat, or render inoperative one or more elements of design installed to comply with emissions standards under the Clean Air Act.
So much for that eco part, huh?…keep reading article "Is the EcoDiesel Engine Illegal? This Lawsuit Thinks So And Wants Reimbursement for Owners Who Paid a Premium"