Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is likely to recall about 1 million Jeep, Chrysler, and Dodge vehicles in the U.S. for excess tailpipe emissions, the Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday.
Internal testing by FCA revealed the 2.4-liter “Tigershark” inline-4 used in vehicles such as the Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, Chrysler 200, and Dodge Dart was exceeding emissions thresholds, and FCA notified the EPA and the California Air Resources Board.
It is unclear what model years are affected, what the remedy is, and when the recall will be begin. For now, FCA acknowledged some vehicles are out of compliance and they are working on a fix to be provided free to owners, according to Automotive News.
“As this population ages, some vehicles exceed in-use emission requirements, depending on drive cycle and mileage,” an FCA spokesman said in a statement. “This is…