Source: AutoVerdict
August 24, 2017
by Nick Saporito


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling some 2017 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat models of substantial oil-line failure in its 707 horsepower engine. The recall has been announced after the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) notified FCA of the situation.

According to the recall, the rubber utilized to make the engine oil cooler line does not meet FCA's standards. This reduced rubber quality is leading to the line coming disconnected from an aluminum crimper in the line. When this disconnect occurs, the engine looses massive amounts of oil.

Perhaps it goes without saying that massive oil failure means the engine is going to ultimately blow up in a short period of time. Basically the Hellcat will go to hell if it goes to this point.

FCA says the impacted Hellcats were produced from February 6th to May 30th of this year. The recall campaign will officially start on September 22nd, at which point owners will be notified of the matter.

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