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2013-2016 Dodge Dart Transmission Recall

From the NHTSA Defect Summary:

Safety Recall V34 NHTSA 19V293

Transmission Shift Cable Bushing - 2013- 2016 Dodge Dart (April 11, 2019)

Shifter Cable Bushing May Detach From Transmission

If the shifter cable detaches from the transmission, the vehicle may not perform the shifts performed by the driver. Additionally, despite selecting PARK with the shifter, the vehicle may roll away. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V293

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 298,439

Summary Chrysler

(FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Dodge Dart vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions. The shifter cable bushing may fail allowing the shift cable to detach from the transmission. Remedy Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission side shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May

Safety Recall V34 NHTSA 19V293 Transmission Shift Cable Bushing – 2013-2016 Dodge Dart | FCA

Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V34. Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Trac Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

FCA denies rampant clutch issues in Dodge Dart

FCA (Chrysler) was recently able to beat class action certification against California consumers who accused Fiat Chrysler of offering a meager response to alleged clutch defects. 

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel followed up on a tentative ruling and formally rejected proposals for three classes of drivers in California and nationwide who purchased vehicles from FCA US LLC with allegedly faulty clutches that stuck to the floor.  Those vehicles are

  • 2013-2015 Dodge Darts

There have actually been more than a few complaints regarding these vehicles, as evidenced here, here and here.  

Unfortunately, this means that FCA is denying that there are issues with these vehicles AND they've won in court in a class action context.  

HOWEVER.

That doesn't defeat an individual claim here.  If you're in California and you own a 2013-2015 Dodge Dart and have experienced any issues related to poor shifting, transmission failure or any other concern that was covered under the manufacturer's warranty, please contact us immediately at 424-299-4447 for a free consultation for information regarding your vehicle and a potential lemon law claim!