The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation of DaimlerChrysler AG’s Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicle after reports of fires beneath the driver’s seat. The NHTSA Ã¢â‚¬Å“Action NumberÃ¢â‚¬Â for the investigation is PE06008 (http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/defect/results.cfm).
According to the NHTSA:
There are 15,381, 2001 through 2003 vehicles affected by the investigation that do not have power seat adjusters. The company sold 362,531 Durangos from October 2000 through September 2003.