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Dodge minivans recalled; air bag can inflate unexpectedly

Dodge minivans recalled; air bag can inflate unexpectedly
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DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler is recalling 297,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada because the driver s front air bag can inflate unexpectedly.

The recall covers Dodge Grand Caravans from 2011 and 2012. The company says eight people have suffered minor injuries from the problem, but no crashes have been reported.

Fiat Chrysler says the air bag wiring can chafe against steering wheel trim, causing a short circuit. Drivers could see an air bag warning light, the windshield wipers may turn on unexpectedly or the speed control may not work.
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