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-- US auto giant is rejecting.
Recall request for millions of allegedly dangerous vehicles.
The government advising Chrysler.
To recall select Jeep models to -- of these pictures claiming that the cars could easily catch fire suspended.
But Chrysler says they believe that this is not necessary.
Laura Ingle who is back.
At work -- joining us after having a baby is live here with -- I'm out -- numbers -- also was so what's up what's ahead now for Chrysler yeah this is a huge public relations headache that is brewing Chrysler.
Could have to shell lot of huge chunk of money to repair the vehicles in question.
If it comes down to that following a two year investigation the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Issuing a recall request of two point seven million Chrysler -- In an unusual move Chrysler is challenging that decision.
At least 51 people have died when some models burst into flames following rear end collisions.
Chrysler releasing this statement yesterday Chrysler group has been working and sharing data with the agency on this issue since September of 2010.
The company does not agree with an HT SA's conclusions and does not intend to -- -- the vehicles cited in the investigation.
The subject vehicles are safe and are not defective.
The financial implications are huge with this with estimates ranging around 500 million dollars to make the necessary repairs -- So what happens next -- It out well if Chrysler doesn't budge on issuing a recall the NHTSA is next step will be to formally declare a defects in the -- in question.
The 1993 through 2004.
Jeep grand cherokees.
And the 2002 through 2007.
Now if that doesn't push Chrysler to action the agency could ask the Department of Justice to -- the auto maker.
On its behalf one that will continue to follow and watch what I think got a measurement paid close attention -- thank you very much on and that.
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