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Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Mitsubishi Lancer recalls

 

For Models: Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Body, Interior & Misc., November 27, 2009

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Where heavy salt is used on the roads, the mixture of melted snow and salt may stick to the front impact sensors. Over time, this causes corrosion of the sensor, and could cause a possible delay in the deployment of the air bags in the event of a collision. The delay in deployment could cause an injury. Dealers will install new front air bag sensors with improved corrosion resistance. The recall began on November 27, 2009.

For Models: Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Outlander

Brakes, May 4, 2009

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A check valve in the power brake booster may stick and cause the brake pedal to be harder than usual, usually after the vehicle has been shut off and then restarted. This may lead to longer stopping distances, which may create a safety hazard. Dealers will replace the brake booster check valve. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-09-002. This recall began in April, 2009.

For Models: Mitsubishi Lancer

Engine, August 15, 2005

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On certain vehicles the turbo charger coolant hose was incorrectly manufactured and may allow leakage of coolant. Coolant may run onto hot exhaust manifold and start on fire. Dealers will replace the affected hose free of charge.

The Mitsubishi recall # is SR-05-0004

For Models: Mitsubishi Lancer

Body, Interior & Misc., May 31, 2004

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The gross vehicle weight (GVWR) and gross axle weight rating (GAWR) as stated on the certification label are in error. Overloading can result in vehicle damage and adversely affect performance, including handling and braking, and tire failure may also result. Dealers will replace the certification label to correct this concern.

For Models: Mitsubishi 3000GT, Mitsubishi Diamante, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi Endeavor, Mitsubishi Galant, Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Mirage, Mitsubishi Montero

Body, Interior & Misc.

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' THE BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REMOVABLE AIR BAG WARNING LABELS AFFIXED TO THE DASH AND TO THE SUNVISOR DO NOT MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

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