Fiat Chrysler Missed 5 Recall Deadlines


Fiat Chrysler admits to missing legal deadlines to notify their consumers of at least five different safety recalls.

Fiat Chrylser Product recallMissing these deadlines can result in fines from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The agency is expected to hold a public hearing on July 2 discussing the company’s performance in 20 different recalls.

Fiat Chrysler’s response was admitted to a question before the agency hearing which was released on Thursday June 11th.

Regulations present that automakers must notify consumers within 60 days after they inform the government about the recall.

However, Fiat Chrysler admitted that four of the five recalls were four days late or less, but one was twelve days late.

The company spokesman claims that when they notifications were late, the company had decided to change the recall repair and car owners were already notified about the issue.

There is no word on whether the company has been fined or not.

 

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