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Recall: 2005-2006 Wrangler: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]81848,81854[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]JEEP
    Model: WRANGLER
    Model Year: 2005-2006
    MFG Campaign #: E14

    Description: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION[/FONT][FONT=&quot]

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report[/FONT][FONT=&quot]: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
    Begin Date of MFG: 8/28/2004
    End Date of MFG: 10/07/2005
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 256,409
    Date owner notified by MFG: 11/28/2005

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 42RLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE CUP PLUG THAT RETAINS THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT MAY BE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. IF THE SHAFT MOVES OUT OF POSITION, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE 'PARK' POSITION. [/FONT]
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    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Consequence Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] IF THIS OCCURS AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AWAY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING. [/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Corrective Summary:[/FONT][FONT=&quot] DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSIONS AND INSTALL A BRACKET TO ENSURE THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT IS RETAINED IN THE PROPER POSITION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 28, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

    [/FONT][FONT=&quot]Recall Notes: [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]DAIMLERCHRYSLER RECALL NO. E14.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
     

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