Chrysler Recalls 11,000 Vehicles for Steering Issue

Chrysler Group LLC has recalled 11,351 vehicles for a possible missing or incorrectly installed part that could result in loss of steering capability and increase the risk of a crash.

Some of the 2011 model-year vehicles were built with a missing or incorrectly installed pivot rivet on the steering column, according to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Chrysler spokesman Vince Muniga said the company was cooperating with the NHTSA and that there had been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the issue.

Affected vehicles include the Chrysler 200 and 200 convertible carsdocuments.

Dealers will replace the hub and wheel assemblies with an improved design.