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Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Problem 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'.
What Owners Should Do: CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE TRANSMISSIONS, AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403. CHRYSLER'S RECALL NUMBER IS N65.
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