2010 DODGE DAKOTA

Report Date:
February 06, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V038000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

Summary:
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 an undersized pinion spline that can allow relative motion between the nut and companion flange.

Consequence Summary:
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on November 7, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.

2010 DODGE DAKOTA

Report Date:
September 28, 2012
Campaign Number:
12V474000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota trucks, manufactured from July 1, 2009, through November 30, 2009, because the rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of adhesive.

Consequence Summary:
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall began on June 17, 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.

2010 DODGE DAKOTA

Report Date:
August 28, 2012
Campaign Number:
12V420000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Summary:
NBC Truck Equipment, Inc. (NBC) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 and model year 2010-2011 trucks equipped with Sure Power battery separator devices, due to overheating.

Consequence Summary:
Overheating of the battery separator can result in smoke and possible fire.

Corrective Summary:
NBC will notify owners, and Sure Power will replace the battery separators free of charge. The safety recall began November 26, 2012. Owners may contact NBC Truck Equipment, Inc. at 1-586-774-4900.