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Recall of Mitsubishi vehicles (04V428000)

Date: Received Date: Sep. 1, 2004;   Recorded Date: Sep. 3, 2004;  
Campaign Id: 04V428000
Recalled Vehicles: 1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT,    1998 Mitsubishi Diamante,    1999 Mitsubishi Diamante,    2000 Mitsubishi Diamante,    2001 Mitsubishi Diamante,    2002 Mitsubishi Diamante,    2003 Mitsubishi Diamante,    2004 Mitsubishi Diamante,    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder,    2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse,    2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder,    2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor,    1999 Mitsubishi Galant,    2000 Mitsubishi Galant,    2001 Mitsubishi Galant,    2002 Mitsubishi Galant,    2003 Mitsubishi Galant,    2002 Mitsubishi Lancer,    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer,    2004 Mitsubishi Lancer,    1999 Mitsubishi Mirage,    2000 Mitsubishi Mirage,    2001 Mitsubishi Mirage,    2002 Mitsubishi Mirage,    1998 Mitsubishi Montero,    1999 Mitsubishi Montero,    2000 Mitsubishi Montero,    2001 Mitsubishi Montero,    2002 Mitsubishi Montero,    2003 Mitsubishi Montero,    2004 Mitsubishi Montero,    1998 Mitsubishi Nativa,    1999 Mitsubishi Nativa,    2002 Mitsubishi Nativa,    2003 Mitsubishi Outlander,    2004 Mitsubishi Outlander,    2000 Mitsubishi Caribbean Nativa,    2001 Mitsubishi Caribbean Nativa,    2003 Mitsubishi Caribbean Nativa,    2004 Mitsubishi Caribbean Nativa
Component: Equipment:other:labels.     Manufactured by: Mitsubishi Caribbean
Affected Vehicles: 100,432
Recall Summary: Certain passenger vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection. ' the bilingual english/spanish removable air bag warning labels affixed to the dash and to the sunvisor do not meet the size requirements of the standard.
Consequence: This does not meet the requirements of the standard.
How to Fix: Mitsubishi caribbean will mail a customer notification letter containing a written description and a graphic of the bi-lingual dashboard air bag warning label. In addition, all current 2000-2004 nativa owners will also receive replacement air bag alert labels for the sun visors. This recall is expected to begin during March or April 2005. The notification to the nativa owners is expected to begin during April or may 2005. Owners should contact Mitsubishi caribbean at 1-787-251-8715.
Recall Notes: The manufacturer's petition which requested that NHTSA determine this fmvss noncompliance does not create an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety was partially denied on January 26, 2005. Therefore, this manufacturer is obligated to conduct an owner notification and remedy campaign. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236.
Historical Recalls of Mitsubishi Montero Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Sep. 1, 2004   Equipment:other:labels 100,432
Jul. 6, 2004   Fuel System, Gasoline:storage 44,214
Feb. 20, 2004   Equipment:other:labels 491
Feb. 11, 2004   Equipment:other:owners/service/other Manual 134,000
Aug. 3, 2001   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:power Assist:vacuum 39,020
Oct. 2, 2000   Engine And Engine Cooling:engine 210,000
Aug. 15, 2000   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 344
May. 1, 2000   Visibility:rearview Mirrors/devices:exterior 4,275
Sep. 9, 1998   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 61,800
Sep. 2, 1998   Unknown Or Other 60,243
Aug. 12, 1996   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 10,000
Jul. 25, 1996   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:foundation Components:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 93,000
May. 24, 1995   Seat Belts:front:buckle Assembly 658,000
Mar. 3, 1989   Vehicle Speed Control 7,500
Aug. 27, 1984   Engine And Engine Cooling:engine 2,489
Recall Statistics of Mitsubishi Montero Model Years
Model Number of Recalls
  2004 Mitsubishi Montero
  3
  2003 Mitsubishi Montero
  2
  2002 Mitsubishi Montero
  3
  2001 Mitsubishi Montero
  4
  2000 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1999 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1998 Mitsubishi Montero
  3
  1997 Mitsubishi Montero
  2
  1996 Mitsubishi Montero
  2
  1995 Mitsubishi Montero
  2
  1994 Mitsubishi Montero
  5
  1993 Mitsubishi Montero
  3
  1992 Mitsubishi Montero
  3
  1991 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1990 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1989 Mitsubishi Montero
  2
  1988 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1987 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1986 Mitsubishi Montero
  1
  1984 Mitsubishi Montero
  1