Right Front Seat Belt Bracket May Fail
Body, Interior & Misc., March 17, 2008
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Our Quick Take:
In the event of a crash, the right front seat belt lower anchor bracket may fail, increasing the risk of personal injury.
What Should You Do?
This should be considered a high priority recall. The seat belt bracket could fail without warning. 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.
The right front seat belt lower bracket may fail in the event of a severe crash. If the bracket were to fail, the passenger would not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the right front seat belt and lower bracket to correct this concern. The recall is expected to begin on March 17, 2008. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-08-001.
Mfr's Report Date:
March 17, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:
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Potential Number of Units Affected:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE RIGHT SIDE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR MAY SEPARATE DURING A SEVERE VEHICLE CRASH.
BREAKAGE OF THE MOUNTING BRACKET IN A SEVERE CRASH COULD ALLOW THE SEAT BELT TO NOT PROPERLY RESTRAIN THE PASSENGER AND POTENTIALLY RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.
MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-08-001. 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.
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration