China Asks Chrysler to Address Potential Wrangler Fire Risk

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SHANGHAI, Jan 6 (Reuters) - China has urged carmaker Chrysler Group LLC, majority-owned by Italy's Fiat SpA, to correct possible defects in its Jeep Wrangler, after vehicles imported into the country were found to have an elevated fire risk, China's quality watchdog said on Monday. China had banned Jeep Wrangler imports in early 2011 due to serious fire risks associated with defective gearboxes, but lifted the restrictions after Chrysler replaced vehicle parts to address the issue, ...

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