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

Electrical System — Battery

Date Announced
MAR 27, 2015
Vehicles Affected
5,660
Fiat Recall #
R15
NHTSA Campaign #
15V179000
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.
Actions
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.
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