DODGE CHARGER 2013: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : DODGE Model : CHARGER Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-11-24 - 2013-02-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V610000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-03-31 Date Received by ODI: 2013-12-06 Date Added to Database: 2013-12-06
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: N65
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4194
Summary:
      Chrysler Group LLC "Chrysler" is recalling certain model year 2013 Chrysler 300 AWD, Dodge Charger AWD, and Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 vehicles equipped with ZF all wheel drive ""AWD"" 8HP45 transmissions. In the affected vehicles, the transmission output shaft may fracture.
Consequence:
      The transmission output shaft fracture could result in a loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, if the parking brake is not applied before exiting the vehicle, the vehicle may roll away despite the transmission being placed in 'Park'.
Remedy:
      Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the transmissions, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on March 31, 2014. Customers may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall number is N65.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.