Chrysler 200: Complaints & Recalls

Sleek and stylish, the Chrysler 200 married looks and affordability in a bold design. Unfortunately, the model only lasted in production from 2010 to 2016, discontinuing after Chrysler failed to increase the model’s disappointing sales numbers.The decline in sales was partially due to changes in the market, and some of it may have also been influenced by complaints made to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you believe your 200 may have been sold to you with a known defect,reach out to us at 833.4.CARLAW for a free consultation and we will investigate the problem.

Yearly Chrysler 200 Complaints, Investigations, and Recalls

If you purchased a new Chrysler 200 in the last few years, here’s what you should know, according to the NHTSA:

2015 Chrysler 200

Some of the most common complaints revolve around:

That investigation occurred to examine:

  • Software security vulnerability

Reasons for recalls include:

  • Cruise control cannot be cancelled. Cruise control will not turn off despite braking or using the steering wheel controls, which could lead to an accident. To overcome this problem, put the car into neutral and then brake until the car stops. Then shift into park to finally cancel cruise control.
  • Transmission may shift unexpectedly to neutral. If the vehicle is in motion, this can directly lead to a crash.
  • Airbags may not deploy properly. This increases the risk of an injury.
  • Radio software security vulnerabilities. This could allow someone to remotely take control of certain functions within the vehicle, creating a hazard.
  • Rear shock absorbers may partially detach. This could damage the tires or reduce braking efficiency.
  • Intermittent loss of electrical power. This could cause the vehicle to stall without warning.
  • Driver door wire harness is an insufficient gauge. If the wire insulation melts, there could be a short, creating a fire hazard.

2016 Chrysler 200

Reasons for recalls include:

  • Cruise control cannot be cancelled. Cruise control will not turn off despite braking or using the steering wheel controls, which could lead to an accident. To overcome this problem, put the car into neutral and then brake until the car stops. Then shift into park to finally cancel cruise control.
  • Improperly torqued fasteners. Because of this, they may fail or fall out, reducing steering and handling capabilities.

2017 Chrysler 200

Reasons for recalls include:

  • Cruise control cannot be cancelled. Cruise control will not turn off despite braking or using the steering wheel controls, which could lead to an accident. To overcome this problem, put the car into neutral and then brake until the car stops. Then shift into park to finally cancel cruise control.

Seek Legal Assistance for Your Chrysler 200

Are you stuck driving an unreliable car wherever you go? Depending on where you live and when you purchased the vehicle, you may be able to leverage the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act or even a state lemon law to help you receive the justice you deserve.

Trust Robison Lemon Law Group LLC to help you navigate both the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and state lemon laws.