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Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over a malfunction that will prevent cars from shifting out of cruise control if the driver taps on the gas pedal while it is engaged, reports CNN. No injuries have been reported so far thanks to the defect.

The details: Drivers who encounter the issue would still able to slow the car down using the brakes or shifting into neutral, but the company is advising against using cruise control due to the malfunction.

A list of vehicles included in the recall:

  • 2015-17 Chrysler 200 sedan
  • 2014-18 Chrysler 300 sedan
  • 2014-18 Dodge Charger sedan 
  • 2014-18 Dodge Durango SUV 
  • 2014-18 Dodge Journey crossover 
  • 2014-18 Jeep Cherokee SUV 
  • 2014-18 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV 
  • 2014-18 Ram 2500 pickup 
  • 2014-18 Ram 3500 cab chassis 
  • 2014-18 Ram 3500 pickup 
  • 2014-18 Ram 4500/5500 cab chassis
  • 2014-19 Ram 1500 pickup 
  • 2015-18 Dodge Challenger coupe 
  • 2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica minivan 
  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler 

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Why it matters: While that's a sizable audience for any American TV program, it's down more than 13% from the record number of TV viewers who tuned in for the first debate of the 2016 election. The chaotic nature of the debate and the overall uncertainty around this year's election may have pushed some viewers away.

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