Mitsubishi 3000GT Recall 93V033000

Recall 93V033000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

June 3, 1993

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

93V033000

NHTSA Action Number:

EA92004

Component:

POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Potential Number of Units Affected:

3,154

Summary:

A CONDITION EXISTS THAT ALLOWS OIL TO LEAK FROM THE ALL WHEEL DRIVE TRANSFER CASE. LOW OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN CAUSE BEARING DAMAGE AND FAILURE.

Consequence:

BEARING FAILURE IN THE TRANSFER CASE CAN RESULT INPOWER TRAIN LOCKUP WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS AT HIGHWAY SPEED.THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:

INSTALL A C-RING TO TRANSFER CASE TO PREVENT OIL LEAKAGE, OR REPLACE TRANSFER CASE TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT OIL LEVELS IN THE TRANSFER CASE.

Notes:

SYSTEM: DRIVE TRAIN.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, VR-4.

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