Chrysler Recalls 35K Vehicles Over Sticky Accelerators

Law360, New York (June 4, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- Chrysler Group LLC has recalled about 34,700 Dodge and Jeep vehicles based on reports of sticky accelerator pedals, the company said Friday.

The voluntary recall covers 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass models built from March 7, 2006, to May 19, 2006.

Under some conditions, the accelerator may fail to release after the driver removes his foot off the pedal, Chrysler said. The issue, which the automaker said was mechanical and not related to the cars' electronics design, is similar to the sticky accelerator problem that...
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