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Mitsubishi Diamante Recall 00V132000

Brakes, June 30, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 30, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,250
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V132000
Component
PARKING BRAKE:DRIVELINE:HYDRAULIC

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEAD OF THE SCREW THAT HOLDS THE RETAINING CLIP FOR THE PARKING BRAKE SHOE CAN BECOME BRITTLE AND BREAK OFF.
Consequence
IF THE SCREW HEAD BREAKS OFF, THE PARKING BRAKE SHOE RETAINER CLIP CAN BECOME DISLODGED AND COULD RESULT IN THE PARKING BRAKE DRAGGING AND/OR FAILURE OF THE PARKING BRAKE TO PROPERLY HOLD. SEIZURE OF THE PARKING BRAKE SHOE, ESPECIALLY ON WET OR SNOW COVERED ROADS, COULD RESULT IN LOCKUP OF ONE OF THE REAR WHEELS.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RETAINING CLIP SCREW AND IN THE PROCESS INSPECT THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM OF ANY POSSIBLE RELATED DAMAGE. ANY RELATED DAMAGE THAT MAY BE FOUND WILL ALSO BE REPAIRED.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 30, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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