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On vehicles equipped with a V6 engine, the battery cable to the starter motor could short circuit and catch fire. Chrysler is advising owners of affected vehicles not to drive or park in, or near any structures until the problem has been corrected.
What Should You Do?
Chrysler began notifying owners of affected vehicles on March 20, 2013. If you don't receive recall notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N18.
Some 2013 Challengers equipped with a V6 engine may have a battery cable that could short to ground at the starter motor, resulting in a fire. This issue can occur even if the vehicle is parked. Affected vehicles should not be driven or parked in or near a structure until this problem has been resolved. Dealers will replace the under hood starter cable assembly to correct this concern.