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Published: Friday, 7/5/2013

BUSINESS BRIEF

282,000 Chrysler ’13
 minivans recalled

BLADE STAFF

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Chrysler is recalling 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year because the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side because of a software problem.

Affected models are the Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country, and Ram Cargo Van. The campaign involves 224,000 vehicles in the United States.

Chrysler says it began investigating after a customer complaint and there has been one minor injury related to the defect. Chrysler will notify affected customers. Dealers will reprogram the software for free.



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