Carmaker Fiat Chrysler has recalled more than 800,000 vehicles in the U.S. after completing routine testing of emissions under new Environmental Protection Agency guidelines, CNBC reported.
Reuters reported that cars that do not meet emissions standards will have their catalytic converters replaced.
The vehicles affected, according to CNBC, include:
- 2011-2016 Dodge Journey.
- 2011-2014 Chrysler 200.
- 2011-2014 Dodge Avenger.
- 2011-2016 Jeep Compass.
- 2011-2016 Jeep Patriots.
- 2011-2012 Dodge Caliber.
The recall affects almost 863,000 vehicles in the United States and another 103,000 in Canada, Reuters reported.
Officials said the catalytic converters showed a deterioration of performance while on the road, according to Reuters.
The company said in a statement:
Reuters reported the company did not release how much the recall will cost, but the expense was accounted for in the fourth quarter of 2018.
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