Recalls: Chrysler models for stalls; Rolls-Royces for missing fuel device
A small batch of 2013 Chrysler 200s and Dodge Avengers and Rolls-Royce Phantoms suffer fuel-related problems.
The fuel-tank control valve on certain 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger models may have been broken upon installation. The control valve regulates the vapor pressure within the fuel tank by connecting it to an external canister, which serves as a runoff point for the evaporated gas when the engine is running.
A broken valve could let the liquid fuel run into the canister and cause leaks and stalling from excess fuel entering the engine. Of the total cars, 1,785 are in the U.S.
Chrysler dealers will replace the control valves, if needed, in March. Owners can contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Seven Rolls-Royce owners may have missing "anti-misfueling" devices on their 2013 Phantom models. The devices prevent static electricity from traveling into the fuel tank, which could spark a fire. Rolls-Royce says an additional 20 Phantom models are unsold at dealerships, which have already begun the recall. There's no need to list a phone number for Rolls-Royce -- if you have one, the company knows who you are.
[Source: NHTSA 1, 2]
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