The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been recalled for a sudden lack of propulsion thanks to some faulty diodes. The semiconductors are part of a module, and although Chrysler won’t say which one, it’s presumably connected to the van’s battery somehow.

The Pacifica Hybrid Has Been Known to Just Shut Down and Diode

Regardless, once the diode fails your vehicle will stop moving forward. That could range from being inconvenient to being an OMG save yourselves problem, depending on your situation.

The recall affects about 1,700 vans in the USA and Canada. More recall details are available on