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2010 Dodge Dakota Bighorn/Lonestar 2WD Ext Cab

2010 Dodge Dakota
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Rear Wheel Drive, Extended Cab 6'6" Bed
15 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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Recall Details
Issued: 2012-09-28
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

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

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

RESOLUTION

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.

NOTES

Chrysler's recall campaign number is M34. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


To Address this issue, please contact your local dealer or Dodge directly for assistance

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