Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and an automatic transmission and manufactured January 23, 2011, through February 23, 2013. The power steering line may contact and wear a hole in the transmission oil cooler line resulting in a loss of transmission fluid.
Consequence: A loss of transmission fluid may result in a loss of transmission function which may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering return tube assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin early December 2013. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. Chrysler's recall campaign number is N28.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.