RECALL Subject : Loss of Power Transfer/Transmission Snap Ring

Report Receipt Date: AUG 06, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V344000

Component(s): POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 85

All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Mode lModel Year(s)

DODGE RAM 3500 2012
DODGE RAM 4500 2012
DODGE RAM 5500 2012

Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC

SUMMARY:
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012 RAM 3500 trucks manufactured May 4, 2012, through August 7, 2012; and model year 2012 RAM 4500 and 5500 trucks manufactured May 3, 2012, through August 7, 2012. Due to a loose snap ring inside the transmission, there may be a loss of power transfer through the transmission to the wheels.

CONSEQUENCE:
An unexpected loss of power transfer may increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission assembly free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N50.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)