67,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans Recalled in U.S. over Potential Engine Stall Issue

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67K Chrysler Pacificas Recalled over Short Circuit
  • The 2017–2023 model Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan has a potential issue with a transmission wiring connector that has led to a recall of 76,000 of the vehicles worldwide, 67,000 of which are in the U.S., Reuters reported today.

  • The problem could cause unexpected engine shutdown, Stellantis said.

  • The recall will include an update to the power inverter software and a potential instrument panel software update as well.

The Reuters news service is reporting today, citing Chrysler parent company Stellantis, that about 67,000 2017–2023 models of the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will be recalled in the U.S. The recall will be to fix an issue that could lead to an unexpected shutdown of the minivan's engine. The automaker said the problem has been reported in about 0.2 percent of Pacifica Hybrid minivans, and no accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of this issue.

No date has been given yet for the recall, which will include a power inverter software update and a potential update to the instrument panel cluster's software. We have reached out to Stellantis for more information and will update this story as it becomes available. In the meantime, Pacifica Hybrid owners can check the NHTSA recalls website, where recall information should be posted soon.

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