Chrysler Group issued a rare recall Sunday for 2013 Dodge Challengers equipped with V-6 engines, and took the even more unusual step of telling owners not to drive them.

The recall affects only 4,459 Challengers because of a wire harness that can overheat and lead to fires. Chrysler says it is a aware of seven incidents, none of which caused injuries.

Spokesman Eric Mayne says the problem is due to a single batch of misconfigured electrical components. He refused to specify the particular part, not necessarily the wiring harness, at the heart of the problem. In any case, workers tried to reconfigure the parts, but the result was harnesses that can overheat and catch fire.


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