Chrysler, Mazda Vehicles Under Investigation for Separate Issues

Chrysler, Mazda Vehicles Under Investigation for Separate Issues

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened two separate investigations into older Chrysler and Mazda vehicles for different issues.

NHTSA is investigating 2006 model year Chrysler 300C, Dodge Charger, and Dodge Magnum vehicles equipped with the automaker’s 5.7-liter or 6.1-liter V8 HEMI engine. 192,067 vehicles in total may be affected as 54 complaints have been filed where those vehicles have stalled while driving after refueling. Of those 54 complaints, 48 of them reported multiple problems with their vehicles. More than 50 percent of those reports were filed in the last eight months.

As for Mazda, the 2009 Mazda6 is under investigation after complaints have been reported where the doors on the sedan fail to properly latch when closed. In one instance, a passenger door opened while the vehicle was in motion. The cause, according to some of the reports, are missing door latch mounting screws.

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