USA Recall

Mitsubishi Motors

NHTSA Campaign ID No.: 05V247000

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

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Potential affected: 1151

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH A DEFECTIVE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY.

Consequence:

THE BOOSTER BODY COULD SEPARATE DUE TO IMPROPER CRIMP JOINTS, RESULTING IN A TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE BRAKE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. OWNERS WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE ON MAY 24, 2005, TO STOP DRIVING THEIR VEHICLES AND ARRANGEMENTS WERE MADE FOR A LOANER VEHICLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.

Notes:

CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.


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(Last Updated: December 27, 2009.)


2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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