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Old 02-16-2013, 10:57 PM
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Report Receipt Date: FEB 06, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V038000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 278,222

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make - Model - Model Year(s)

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DODGE DAKOTA 2009-2011
DODGE DURANGO 2009
DODGE RAM 1500 2009-2012

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ram 1500 trucks manufactured from February 27, 2008, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through October 20, 2011; model year 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota trucks manufactured from February 27, 2007, through June 30, 2009, and from December 1, 2009, through September 30, 2011; model year 2009 Chrysler Aspen trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008; and model year 2009 Dodge Durango trucks manufactured from January 3, 2008, through December 18, 2008. The rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a omission of an adhesive patch.

CONSEQUENCE

If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.

REMEDY

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during March 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.

NOTES

This campaign is an expansion of a recall campaign 12V-474. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N08. 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.
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Or you can just check your pinion nuts when you do your oil changes.
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i would like the retainer added, checking wont add this.
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me too. thanks you.
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GO TO auto safety.org click on dodge then put last 8 of vin in will tell you if your on the recall list.
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Checked my VIN and it looks like I'm not on the list. Weird how they know which trucks got the adhesive and which did not. When I check mine I can see something red on the threads. Hopefully it's the adhesive and mine will hold together.
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If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
Hmm, considering possible consequence (CRASH) you would think there would be immediate action instead of the projected March begin date. I know only a few weeks away but still!!
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Hmm, considering possible consequence (CRASH) you would think there would be immediate action instead of the projected March begin date. I know only a few weeks away but still!!
I was thinking the same thing, seems a bit odd.
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Checked my VIN and it looks like I'm not on the list. Weird how they know which trucks got the adhesive and which did not. When I check mine I can see something red on the threads. Hopefully it's the adhesive and mine will hold together.
Ya if they can tell this then why didnt they all get it lol
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Looks like my truck falls within those build dates. Thanks OP
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