Even with the vehicles you love, whether a Jeep® Wrangler or a RAM 1500, there’s always the possibility of a recall. But what does it mean, and what should you do about it?

Well the good news is that if your vehicle is part of a Jeep, Dodge, RAM, or Chrysler recall, we’ve got some answers and some help.

Why Do Vehicles Get Recalled?

Finding out that your Dodge SUV or RAM truck has been recalled isn’t necessarily a cause for panic. A recall can be issued by the manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) because of safety concerns about the vehicle, but “safety” covers a variety of things.

Reasons for a vehicle recall can range from research showing that a part might wear out sooner than expected to problems with ignition switches. There’s no need to panic, but you definitely want to pay attention if your vehicle is recalled!

What to Do About Vehicle Recalls

If your vehicle gets recalled there are a few things you’ll want to do to make sure you are still safe on the road.

  • Contact Your Dealership: For Bowie, MD drivers, that’s us – Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Bowie.
  • Read the Recall: This will give you guidance into whether it’s safe to drive your car or if you need to take care of the problem ASAP.
  • Repair, Replace, or Refund: Even if the issue seems small, be sure to take care of the problem! Depending on why the recall was issued, you may be eligible for a free repair, a replacement vehicle, or a refund for the value of the vehicle after depreciation.

Recalls are scary, but there’s no need to worry. You’ll be back on the road and safer than ever with help from your local Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and RAM dealer. Bowie, MD drivers can learn more from our expert staff!