Chrysler recall avoids showdown with government over Jeep models for fire risk

  • by: DEE-ANN DURBIN , AP Auto Writers
  • Updated: June 18, 2013 - 11:00 PM

DETROIT — After initially defying federal regulators, Chrysler abruptly agreed Tuesday to recall some older-model Jeeps with fuel tanks that could rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions.

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