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Mopar® Introduces A New 3-year/100,000-mile Warranty on Its Remanufactured Powertrain Assemblies for Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge Vehicles

Center Line, Mich., Mar 7, 2008 - Mopar®, Chrysler LLC's original equipment parts manufacturer and supplier, announced it has introduced a new 3-year/100,000-mile warranty on its remanufactured powertrain assemblies for Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge vehicles. Mopar's new comprehensive warranty on the reman powertrain assemblies covers the costs of all parts and labor. It includes a $75 towing allowance and is transferable. There is also no deductible required.

"Increasing coverage to a 3-year/100,000 mile warranty demonstrates to Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge owners, as well as independent repair shops, our confidence in the quality and reliability of our remanufactured powertrain assemblies," said Scott Barone, Senior Manager - Mopar Wholesale Development, Chrysler LLC. Barone added, "Mopar's reman powertrain products use Chrysler-engineered components and meet all of Chrysler's original equipment performance standards."

The 3-year/100,000-mile warranty on the remanufactured powertrain assemblies covers:
  • gasoline long- and short-block engines
  • gasoline engine cylinder heads
  • transaxles and transmissions
  • heavy-duty transmissions

70 Years of Mopar

When Chrysler bought Dodge in 1928, the need for a dedicated parts manufacturer, supplier and distribution system to support the growing enterprise led to the formation of the Chrysler Motor Parts Corporation (CMPC) in 1929.

Originally used in the 1920s, Mopar (a simple contraction of the words MOtor and PARts) was trademarked for a line of antifreeze products in 1937. It was also widely used as a moniker for the CMPC. The Mopar brand made its mark in the 1960s – the muscle car era. The Chrysler Corporation built race-ready Dodge and Plymouth "package cars" equipped with special high-performance parts. Mopar carried a line of "Special Parts" for super stock drag racers and developed its racing parts division called Mopar Performance Parts to enhance speed and handling for both road and racing use.

Today, Chrysler LLC's Global Service & Parts division is responsible for the manufacturing and distribution of nearly 250,000 authentic Mopar replacement parts, components, restoration parts, accessories and performance parts for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles sold around the world. To assure quality, reliability and durability, all Mopar parts and accessories are designed in strict adherence to Chrysler engineering standards.

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