Small number of 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger models recalled

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Report Receipt Date: FEB 06, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V043000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,785 Vehicle Model Year(s) - Make - Model: 2013 CHRYSLER 200, 2013 DODGE AVENGER Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
SUMMARY: Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles manufactured from October 30, 2012, through November 2, 2012. These vehicles may have a gas tank that has a broken control valve in the fuel tank assembly.
CONSEQUENCE: A broken control valve in the fuel tank assembly may lead to an engine stall or fuel leakage. An engine stall while driving may contribute to a vehicle crash. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fire.
REMEDY: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tank assembly and replace any affected control valves, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during March 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
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