SHELBY DAKOTA 2000: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : SHELBY Model : DAKOTA Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-12-01 - 2000-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V197000
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-09-11 Date Received by ODI: 2000-07-17 Date Added to Database: 2000-07-20
Manufacturers Involved: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 890
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20000
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 4.7L ENGINE AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXPEL FLUID FROM THE FILL TUBE DURING NORMAL TEMPERATURE OPERATION.
Consequence:
      THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COULD COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE HOT EXHAUST SYSTEM AND IGNITION OF THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COULD RESULT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL SHORTEN THE VENT HOSE AND ASSURE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 11, 2000.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-992-1997. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.