Statement: Wiring Issue
March 17, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Chrysler Group is recalling
approximately 2,500 model-year 2013 Dodge Challengers now in customer
hands to address a potential short-circuit.
This condition could cause a wire harness to overheat and possibly
lead to fire. Chrysler Group is aware of seven such incidents. None
Affected owners are being contacted directly by telephone and by
mail. They are being advised to immediately refrain from driving their
vehicles and to contact their dealers. Loaner vehicles will be
provided, free of charge, until repairs are complete. Chrysler Group
further advises affected owners not to park their vehicles in or near
Customers who are uncertain if they are affected should take the above
precautions and inquire with their dealers.
This action affects only 2013 Dodge Challengers assembled with V-6
engines during an eight-week period ending Jan. 24, 2013.
The total recall population is 4,459 vehicles, of which approximately
1,900 are in dealer hands.