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Recall 93V033001

All Wheel Drive Transfer Case Leaks Oil

Recall Details

The all wheel drive transfer case may leak oil, resulting in case failure. Dealers will install a C-ring to the transfer case to prevent oil leakage, or replace the case as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The transfer case for the all wheel drive system may leak oil, resulting in damage to the transfer case. This could cause power train lock up without warning while driving.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your Dodge must be performed by a Dodge dealership. Dodge notified owners of affected vehicles in 1993. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Dodge dealerships. 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, April 8, 1993

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 8, 1993
NHTSA Action Number
EA92004
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,700
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
93V033001
Component
POWER TRAIN
Summary
A CONDITION EXISTS THAT ALLOWS OIL TO LEAK FROM THE ALL WHEEL DRIVE TRANSFER CASE. LOW OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN CAUSE BEARING DAMAGE AND FAILURE.
Consequence
BEARING FAILURE IN THE TRANSFER CASE RESULTS INPOWER TRAIN LOCKUP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS AT HIGHWAY SPEED.THIS COULD CAUSE IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
INSTALL A C-RING TO TRANSFER CASE TO PREVENT OIL LEAKAGE, OR REPLACE TRANSFER CASE TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE.
Notify
SYSTEM: DRIVE TRAIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS; MODEL STEALTH RT TURBO.
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