2013 FIAT 500E

Report Date:
August 14, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V358000
Component:
POWER TRAIN

Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Fiat 500e electric vehicles manufactured December 16, 2012, through August 13, 2013. The half shaft joints may loosen and separate causing noise and a loss of driving capability.

Consequence Summary:
A loss of driving capability increases the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Chrysler will notify owners and Fiat dealers will replace the fasteners attaching the half shaft inboard joints, free of charge. The recall began on September 4, 2013. Owners may contact Fiat at 1-888-242-6342. Chrysler's recall number is N51.