Safety Recall VB4 - Shift Cable - 2012-2013 Fiat 500

November 15, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V817000

Shifter Cable Bushing May Detach From Transmission

If the shifter cable detaches from the transmission, the transmission may not shift into the gear selected by the driver. Additionally, despite selecting PARK with the shifter, the vehicle may roll away. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V817

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 51,788



Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Fiat 500 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions. The shifter cable bushing may fail allowing the cable to detach from the transmission.



Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable adjuster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 4, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VB4.



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


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2 Affected Products


FIAT 500 2012-2013

4 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V817-1353.PDF 214.369KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V817-8749.pdf 244.037KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 11/21/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – VB4

RCMN-19V817-8085.pdf 100.604KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 11/19/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – VB4

RCMN-19V817-2937.pdf 97.677KB

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