Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Dodge Challengers recalled

An electrical short circuit cold pose a fire hazard

Chrysler is recalling 4,051 model year 2013 Dodge Challenger vehicles manufactured from December 3, 2012, through January 24, 2013, and equipped with a V6 engine.

The battery positive cable at the starter motor may experience an electrical short circuit to ground. A short circuit could lead to a vehicle fire.

Chrysler has began notifying owners and ad advising them to stop driving their vehicles immediately and contact their dealers. Chrysler Group further advises affected owners not to park their vehicles in, or near, any structures.

Dealers will replace the under hood starter cable assembly, free of charge. The recall notification began on March 20, 2013.

Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.