Failure of Component May Cause Clutch to Not Release
Drive Train, August 7, 2006
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Our Quick Take:
On certain vehicles a component in the clutch system may fail, causing the clutch to stop operating.
What Should You Do?
Chrysler will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning august 7, 2006. If you have problems disengaging your clutch and feel your car falls under this recall. You should contact your Chrysler dealer. It is helpful to have your (VIN) Vehicle identification number ready when contacting them.
On certain vehicles equipped with a 6 speed transmission. The clutch master cylinder rod may break. Which will cause a condition of no clutch pressure, thus no clutch release. The Chrysler recall # is F22
Mfr's Report Date:
August 7, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
NHTSA Action Number:
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected:
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, THE HYDRAULIC CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER LINKAGE ROD MAY BREAK. THIS MAY NOT ALLOW DISENGAGEMENT OF THE CLUTCH WHEN THE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
UNINTENTIONAL VEHICLE MOVEMENT, INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE, AND ENGINE STALLING COULD OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER LINKAGE ROD FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 7, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. F22. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration