April 19, 2019 / 12:37 PM / 3 months ago

Fiat Chrysler recalls 320,000 Dart cars that could roll away

WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it is recalling more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America that could roll away because of a defective part that could allow the shift cable to detach from the transmission.

The Italian-American automaker said the recall covers 2013 through 2016 model year automatic transmission Dart cars and that the defect could prevent drivers from shifting vehicles into park. The company said it is not aware of any crashes or injuries related to the issue but has several thousand reports of related repairs to vehicles. The company said a cable bushing may degrade after prolonged exposure to high ambient heat and humidity. (Reporting by David Shepardson Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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