Chrysler recalls 24,177 cars over brake defect

Information on Chrysler's recalls thousands of cars due to possible brake defect.

Suzanne Ashe
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Chrysler today announced the recall of 24,177 vehicles because of a potential defect in a brake system that could result in sudden brake failure. The recall includes the 2010 Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger, and Dodge Nitro. Also included in the recall are the Jeep Liberty, Commander, and Grand Cherokee SUVs as well as 2009-2010 Dodge Ram trucks.

The vehicles included in the recall may have been built with an improperly formed or missing retaining clip for the brake booster input rod, according to Chrysler in a post on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Web site.

(Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)