USA Recall

Mitsubishi Motors

NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V220

Source:
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/

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September 1998

Mitsubishi Motors Sales of America

Mitsubishi Montero 1997

Mitsubishi Montero 1998

Number Potentially Involved: 61,800

Dates of Manufacture: June 1996 - May 1998

Defect: On certain sport utility vehicles, the front brake lines can develop pin holes due to chaffing against the edge of the pass-through hole in the inner fender. Brake fluid can leak, resulting in deteriorated braking performance and illumination of the brake indicator lamp.

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the front brake lines for signs of wear and proper routing. If the lines are not correctly centered in the pass-through hole, the lines will be repositioned by slightly bending them. If there is evidence of brake line wear, the brake line will be replaced. Owner notification is expected to begin during the fall of 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037.


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"Brake fluid can leak, resulting in deteriorated braking performance and illumination of the brake indicator lamp."


Montero 1997, Montero 1998

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