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Most Recent Dodge Dakota Recall

On February 6, 2013, Dodge recalled 278,222 Dodge Dakota. 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.
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Dodge Dakota Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 6, 2013

Due to a loose fastener, the rear axle may lock-up (stop turning) unexpectedly and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2013. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 28, 2012

The rear axle may lock up (stop turning) unexpectedly and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2012. If you notice an abnormal noise from the rear axle, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 24, 2007
On certain van and pickup trucks equipped with automatic transmissions, the ignition/park shift interlock system may become inoperative. this can allow the shifter to be moved out of the "park" position with the ignition key removed (or in the "lock" position). this can also allow the ignition key to be removed when the shifter has not been placed in the "park" position.
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 2, 2006

Shifting to neutral and back to drive at speeds over 40 MPH may cause the drive wheels to lock up briefly. If the drive wheels lock, loss of vehicle control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the drive wheels may lock. Please contact your Dodge or Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 17, 2006
On certain pickup trucks equipped with four-wheel antilock brake systems (abs), the abs electronic control unit (ecu) may cause a loss of front to rear brake balance, and the rear brakes could lock up prematurely during certain braking conditions.
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