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Recall 15V542000

Transmission Shifts Into Neutral

Recall Details

While driving, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral, resulting in a loss of vehicle driving power. Dealers will replace the transmission control module and bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The automatic transmission may shift into neutral unexpectedly while driving, causing the vehicle to lose power.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Dodge must be performed by a Dodge dealership. Dodge will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Dodge dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, August 26, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 26, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
23,629
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V542000
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Dodge Dart vehicles manufactured February 24, 2012, to June 16, 2015. The affected vehicles may experience failure of the transmission control module (TCM), causing the transmission to unexpectedly shift into neutral.
Consequence
If the transmission shifts into neutral, it can cause loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TCM and bracket, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R42.
Notify
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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