FCA forced to conduct a large-scale revocable campaign around the worldMarch 9, 2019
The reason for the forced repair was the possible malfunction of adaptive cruise control on cars around the world. The review includes models Alfa Romeo Giulia and Alfa Romeo Stelvio, released from 2017 to 2019. Total withdraw about 60 thousand cars.
Concern Fiat-Chrysler Automobile officially confirmed the information about the found fault in a number of cars, which is in the problem adaptive cruise control. Despite the fact that a malfunction can occur in a rare coincidence of circumstances and events, it can still cause serious accidents. In some cases, when the cruise control system is working and the brake pedal is pressed, the vehicle speed, on the contrary, may increase.
Until the error is corrected, drivers are recommended to hold the brake pedal for a long time, then the software “glitch” will disappear on its own. A similar error was found on cars Alfa Romeo Giulia and Alfa Romeo Stelvio, released from 2017 to 2019. As already mentioned, about 60,000 vehicles worldwide fall under the review. It is also noted that the concern FCA has not yet received information about the recorded accidents and injuries due to a problem found.
As part of the revocable campaign, additional diagnostics, software replacement and sensor calibration will be carried out. All work will be carried out at the expense of the manufacturer.
Meanwhile, Alfa Romeo has announced a new crossover Tonale and showed the first sketches. Judging by the first renderer – the car will turn out very stylish and corresponding to the spirit of the times.
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