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

January 25, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

13V031000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,402

Summary:

Mitsubishi Motors North America is recalling certain model year 2012 i-MiEV electric vehicles manufactured December 2, 2011, through September 7, 2012. The brake system vacuum pump may fail, causing the vacuum pump to be inoperable.

Consequence:

If the vaccum pump system fails, it will reduce available brake power which would result in lengthened stopping distances, which may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected vacuum pumps free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820.

Notes:

Mitsubisihi's campaign recall number is SR-13-001. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration