The retainer bracket used for the side air bag frames may not have been properly welded. This could cause the air bags not to deploy properly in a side collision. Dealers will inspect the weld condition of the side air bag retainer bracket on the front seats and replace the affected seat back assemblies. This recall began on September 30, 2009. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-09-003.
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The attachment for the left fuel tank mounting strap may have been improperly formed, causing the metal to split. In the event the fuel tank is full and the vehicle is involved in a severe collision, the attachment bracket may break, allowing the fuel tank to drop down and possibly causing a fuel leak. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the mounting bracket and perform repairs as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on September 20, 2008. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-08-005.
The ignition key interlock cable may allow the interlock cam to fall forward, allowing the key to be removed from the ignition when the gearshift lever is not in the park position. If this occurs when the park brake is not applied, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect these vehicles and perform the required repairs. This recall is expected to begin July 7, 2008.
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.
On certain sport utility vehicles the front disk brake caliper may crack due to improper metallurgy. This will result in the loss of braking and a potential accident. The dealer will inspect and replace the caliper free of charge. The Mitsubishi recall # is SR-06-001
On certain vehicles the brake master cylinder may allow internal pressure bypassing. Causing loss of pressure and braking. This may lead to an accident. The dealer will replace the master cylinder free of charge. The Mitsubishi campaign # is 05V409000
The parking brake pedal cable lock nut may not have been tightened to the proper torque specification. The lock nut may loosen and come off, reducing the effectiveness of the parking brake. This could allow the vehicle to roll if the transmission is not placed into the "park" position, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and tighten the parking brake cable lock nut. This recall began on February 24, 2005. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-05-001.
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.
Some vehicles were equipped with a dealer installed trailer hitch wiring harness and control module. The electronic control module can overheat. An overheating module could result in a fire. Owners are being requested to stop using the trailer harness until a newly designed replacement is provided and can be installed by the dealer. This recall began on May 28, 2004. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-04-004.