The Mounting Bracket of the Driver's Seat Riser May Fail
Body, Interior & Misc., July 26, 2004
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Our Quick Take:
The driver's seat anchor bracket may fail, causing the seat to come loose in the event of a crash.
What Should You Do?
Please contact your Mitsubishi dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A mounting foot on the driver's seat riser may develop a crack, resulting in reduced strength of the seat anchorage. In the event of a crash, the seat could become detached, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will inspect the driver's seat bracket and replace it as necessary. This recall began on July 26, 2004. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-04-006.
Mfr's Report Date:
July 26, 2004
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ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE FOOT OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT RISER MAY DEVELOP A CRACK, RESULTING IN REDUCED STRENGTH OF THE SEAT ANCHORAGE.
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT COULD BECOME DETACHED, INCREASING THE RISK OF OCCUPANT INJURY.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVER'S SEAT BRACKET TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT REQUIRES REPLACEMENT. IF SO, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE IT WITH A NEW, IMPROVED PART. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 26, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820.
MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-04-006.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration