Chrysler is recalling about 25,000 of its 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass models because the accelerator pedal could stick.
The automaker told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it did not believe there is a safety issue because the vehicles had “Smart Brake” technology, which signals the engine to reduce power, allowing the vehicle to be stopped, if there is a disagreement between the brake and the gas pedal.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun investigating complaints from owners of 2007 Dodge Calibers about sticking gas pedals made by the CTS Corporation of Elkhart, Ind., the company that also produced the pedals used on about 2.3 million Toyotas that were recalled this year because of unintended acceleration problems.
CTS had no comment on the Caliber investigation, but previously had said its pedals were not the cause of the Toyota problems.
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