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Dodge Recall M34: Rear Axle Pinion Nut May Loosen At Differential

2009 Dodge Dakota

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.

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.
Actions
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.
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Date Announced
OCT 02, 2012
Vehicles Affected
44,300
Dodge Recall #
M34
NHTSA Campaign #
12V474000
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