Concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles found that the line conditioning on some cars can be installed in the immediate vicinity of the exhaust manifolds of engines, which may lead to a fire.
MOSCOW, 27 Jan. Automobile concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is Recalling about 75 thousand SUVs in the U.S. due to the likelihood of fire, is spoken in the message of the company.
Review is necessary to check and replace if necessary line conditioning. “The company found that the line conditioning on some cars can be installed in the immediate vicinity of the exhaust manifolds of the engines. Under certain conditions, this may create a risk of fire”, — stated in the release.
The review will affect 75 364 SUVs in the U.S. and limited to certain cars Jeep Cherokee 2015. Besides the U.S. the company intends to announce a review 7 571 cars in Canada; 18 thousands 4 cars in Mexico and 942 6 cars — outside of North America.
Fiat was founded in 1899 and has been producing cars under the brands Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Ferrari and Maserati.
In January of the current year, the group announced the signing of an agreement for the purchase of the last tranche of shares of the American auto giant Chrysler, the completion of the merger is expected in 2018. The net profit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the first half of 2015 increased yoy 17.7% to 425 million euros. FCA revenue grew by 22.3% to EUR 55,624 billion.