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Owners of Certain 2014-2016 Chrysler EcoDiesel Vehicles Should Know Rights to Potential Compensation

EDINA, MN – February 7, 2017 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for allegedly installing and failing to disclose software that results in increased emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from the vehicles.

If you own or lease a 2014-2016 Dodge RAM 1500 EcoDiesel or 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel (a full list included below), your vehicle may be affected. Contact Hellmuth & Johnson attorney Richard M. Hagstrom to ask your questions and learn about your rights as a consumer. Richard has deep litigation experience, particularly on behalf of consumers. In fact, he is currently pursuing litigation on behalf of consumers against Volkswagen for its misrepresentations concerning its allegedly “clean diesel” engine.

The EPA recently issued a notice of violation to Chrysler for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for installing and failing to disclose engine management software in light-duty model year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3.0 liter diesel engines sold in the United States. The allegations cover more than 100,000 vehicles.

Affected models include:

  • 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
  • 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel
  • 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
  • 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel
  • 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
  • 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

More information can be found on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website.

Click here to contact Hellmuth & Johnson attorney Richard M. Hagstrom online to ask your questions and learn about your rights as a consumer.


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