2013 DODGE CHALLENGER

Report Date:
March 21, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V103000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Challenger vehicles manufactured from December 3, 2012, through January 24, 2013 and equipped with a V6 engine. The battery positive cable at the starter motor may experience an electrical short circuit to ground.

Consequence Summary:
A short circuit could lead to a vehicle fire.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler has begun notifying owners and they are being advised to immediately refrain from driving their vehicles and to contact their dealers. Chrysler Group further advises affected owners not to park their vehicles in, or near, any structures. Dealers will replace the under hood starter cable assembly, free of charge. The recall notification began on March 22, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.