Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Trucks Recalled

Mitsubishi Fuso

Canter Light Duty Truck

Source:
AFP


May 2004

Mitsubishi Fuso and Bus, Japan

Mitsubishi Fuso Cantor Light Duty Trucks

Number Potentially Involved: 410

Dates of Manufacture: June 2003 - April 2004

Defect: The 1.5-tonne Canter trucks, when their engine is not warmed up enough, could start rolling even if the brake pedal is pressed down

Background: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport received a letter from Mitsubishi Fuso stating that there were at least nine incidents since December 2003 of Canter Guts trucks not stopping even when drivers pressed the brake pedal. In February 2004, one driver was slightly injured when his Canter truck hit another vehicle. [Kyodo]


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