Rear Liftgate May Open Unexpectedly
Corrosion at the connectors may cause the liftgate to unintentionally open while moving at speeds of less than 3 miles per hour, allowing cargo to fall out of the vehicle, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V203000
Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,595
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicles. Water may Leak into the wiring connectors for the rear liftgate and the liftgate-opening switch, causing corrosion.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install additional protection against water leaking into the liftgate wiring connectors and switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U34.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.