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Mitsubishi Motor Sales, America
Mitsubishi Galant 2001
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2001
Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 2001
Number Potentially Involved: 192
Dates of Manufacture: February 2001
Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, a bulge in the fuel tank caused by the manufacturing process resulted in thinning of the material during a welding operation, increasing the risk of fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule.
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(Last Updated: February 15, 2004.)
"Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire."
Galant 2001, Exlipse 2001, Eclipse Spyder 2001