Stellantis (STLA) recalls 76,000 hybrid minivans

January 24, 2023 12:03 PM EST

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Stellantis (NYSE: STLA) announced Tuesday that the American automaker is recalling 76,000 plug-in hybrid electric minivans due to a short circuit that could cause the engine to stall unexpectedly.

The recall covers 67,000 2017-23 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans in the United States and about 9,000 in other countries. According to Stellantis, an internal transmission wiring connector may short circuit, resulting in an unexpected engine shutdown.

Stellantis said it was aware of six customer assistance records, 242 warranty claims and 59 field reports potentially related to this issue but was unaware of any accidents or injuries potentially related to the recall.

The automaker will update the power inverter software and, if needed, update the instrument panel cluster software.

Shares of STLA are down 0.16% in mid-day trading on Tuesday.

By Michael Elkins | [email protected]

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