approximately 8,900 model-year 2017-19 fiat 124 spider sports cars equipped with automatic transmissions
the problem: due to incorrect programming of the transmission control module, certain conditions may cause the vehicle to unexpectedly downshift and abruptly decelerate, increasing the risk of a crash.
the fix: dealers will update the transmission control module software for free.
what owners should do: fiat automaker fiat chrysler automobiles will begin notifying owners march 27. owners can call the automaker at 800-853-1403, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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