Of the $26 million, $10 million will come from Ford Motor Co., $6 million from Chrysler Group LLC, $5 million from General Motors Co. and $5 million from the General Motors Foundation.
It’s an issue Gov. Rick Snyder said lawmakers should consider later this year.
The probe covers about 110,000 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups made by Chrysler from the 2004 through 2006 model years.
GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.
The switches, located on the driver-side door, can short circuit due to moisture from rain, snow or when the car is washed
Chrysler brand goes mass market. Dodge brand gets Muscle. Jeep goes global.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles’ brakes harder to use.
Chrysler sales jump 13 percent. Industry sales expected to rise around three percent.
Chrysler said it had more than 100 reports of problems, but no crashes or injuries.
Slow sales caused dealer inventories to rise in January and February, putting pressure on companies to clear their lots.