September 2, 2015 – Colorado Springs, Colo. – Fiat, Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a safety recall notice, N08/NHTSA 13V-038, 2009 through 2012 model year RAM truck (1500 series) and Dodge Dakota; and 2009 Dodge Durango and Chrysler Aspen vehicles. According to the organization, the rear axle pinion nut on your vehicle may loosen due to undersized pinion shaft splines. A loose pinion nut could cause the rear axle to seize or cause the driveshaft to separate resulting in a loss of motive power. Either situation could cause a crash without warning.
FCA US urges owners of these vehicles schedule a service appointment to have the recall remedy completed as soon as possible.
What regional dealers including Perkins Motors, a trusted Colorado Springs dealer and mechanic for these vehicles, will do in an effort to remedy this condition for vehicle owners and to satisfy requirements under a Consent Order with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FCA US is offer consumers three options:
Perkins Motors wants all consumers to consider these tips if there is a safety recall on their vehicle:
“Ensuring every driver of FCA vehicles aware of safety recalls is an extremely important component of our business model, said Crystal Johnston, Perkins Motors Director of Marketing “We encourage every person who drives the vehicles outlined in this safety recall, and all others, take the time to review the many options available to them and then call us to ensure their vehicle is taken care of in an efficient manner.”
Founded in 1945, Perkins Motor Company, Inc. serves Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Denver, Colo. Perkins Motors offer a wide selection of vehicles and hope to make the car buying process for its customers as quick and hassle free as possible. The organization sells new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Global Electric Motorcars or used car or trucks. For more information please call (719) 249-2040 or visit: https://www.perkinsmotors.com or engage us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/perkinsmotors & https://twitter.com/perkinsmotors