Fuso Wheel Hub Recall 2004 March

Mitsubishi Motors Recall Scandal

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Fuso Hub Defect Cover-up Scandal in Japan

Fuso March 2004 Recall

March 2004

Mitsubishi Motors Japan

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck

Number Potentially Involved: 113,000

Dates of Manufacture:

Defect: Wheels falling off could be because of design flaw or defect, as the company now admits. Mainichi paper, "...the hubs were prone to crack when excessive pressure is applied to them when turning."

Mostly involves Japanese customers but a few of the trucks in question were exported too. Please check with your country's Mitsubishi Sales unit to check if your fuso is one of them. Also, Mitsubishi Japan is involved in further talks with the Japanese government regarding a potential another recall.


Head Office:

President and CEO: Wilfried Porth

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

2-16-4, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8285 Japan

Phone: +81-3-6719-4821

Fax: +81-3-6719-0111



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(Last Updated: June 2, 2004.)

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