180,000 Jeep Wranglers at Risk of Transmission Failure Recalled

Chrysler has announced a recall of 180,000 model year 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and an automatic transmission.

The power steering line may contact and wear a hole in the transmission oil cooler line resulting in a loss of transmission fluid.

A loss of transmission fluid may result in a loss of transmission function which may increase the risk of a crash.

The Jeep Wrangler vehicles included in this recall were manufactured from January 23, 2011 through February 23, 2013.

Owners of all affected Wrangler vehicles will be notified by Chrysler, and dealers will replace the power steering return tube assembly free of charge.

For further information, contact Chrysler toll-free at 800-247-9753. Chrysler's campaign ID number for this recall is N28.

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013
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