USA Recall

Mitsubishi Motors

NHTSA Campaign ID No.: 06V068000

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

2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor

Potential affected: 4359

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE MATERIAL USED TO MANUFACTURE THE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPERS MAY BE BRITTLE DUE TO IMPROPER METALLURGY.

Consequence:

THIS COULD CAUSE FRACTURE OF THE BRAKE CALIPER AND SUBSEQUENT UNEXPECTED PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING FORCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.

Notes:

MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-06-001.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONā”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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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor

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