2014 FIAT 500E

Report Date:
March 27, 2015
Campaign Number:
15V179000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Fiat 500 EV vehicles manufactured March 27, 2012, to November 1, 2014. If the vehicle goes in to limp home mode, incompatible software between Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) and Battery Pack Control Module (BPCM) may cause the electric propulsion system to fully shut down.

Consequence Summary:
An electric propulsion system shut down will cause a stall-like condition, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software to ensure compatability between components, free of charge. The recall began on May 21, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R15.

2014 FIAT 500E

Report Date:
May 07, 2014
Campaign Number:
14V235000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM

Summary:
Chrysler Group, LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Fiat 500e Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) vehicles manufactured September 24, 2012, through April 4, 2014. The affected vehicles have cooling plates for the Power Inverter Module (PIM) that may leak coolant into areas of the high voltage circuitry, resulting a short circuit that could cause the related service fuse to blow.

Consequence Summary:
If the service fuse blows, the vehicle would have a loss of propulsion while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PIM, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P23.