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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Recalls

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Most Recent 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Recall

On June 2, 2015, Mitsubishi recalled 459,618 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Mitsubishi motors north america, inc. (mmna) is recalling certain model year 2000-2005 eclipse vehicles manufactured april 5, 1999, to december 17, 2004, 2001-2005 eclipse spyder vehicles manufactured january 19, 2000, to march 18, 2005, 2001-2005 chrysler sebring vehicles manufactured april 17, 2000, to february 21, 2005, and 2001-2005 dodge stratus vehicles manufactured april 17, 2000, to february 22, 2005. in the affected vehicles, the passenger side sun visor may be folded down in such a position that, if the passenger frontal air bag deploys, the passenger side sun visor may detach.
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2015

The passenger side sun visor may detach if it is in the down position in an accident, and the passenger front air bag is deployed. This could increase the risk of injury in an accident.

Chrysler and Mitsubishi will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-15-005.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 20, 2008

In the event of a crash, fuel may leak in the fuel tank area, increasing the risk of a fire.

Consider this a high priority recall. In the event of a crash, a fuel leak may occur. 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.

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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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