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Mitsubishi Eclipse Recall 90V056002

Body, Interior & Misc., April 30, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 30, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
367
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V056002
Component
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

Summary
OPERATION OF SUNROOF IN "NON-STANDARD" MANNER MAY CAUSE MALE HINGE DISENGAGEMENT FROM THE ROOF HINGE RECEIVER.
Consequence
THE SUNROOF GLASS COULD DETACH FROM THE ROOF AND RESULT IN INJURY TO OCCUPANTS OR PERSONS IN THE VICINITY, ESPECIALLY IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION.
Remedy
REPLACE MALE HINGE WITH A MODIFIED VERSION TO INCREASE ROOF HINGE RECEIVER RETENTION ABILITY.
Notes
NOTE: THIS RECALL APPLIES ONLY TO DIAMOND STAR MOTORS INSTALLED SUNROOFS.CHRYSLER CORPORATION'S PLYMOUTH AND EAGLE DEALERSHIPS AND MITSUBISHI MOTOR SALES OF AMERICA WILL IMPLEMENT THE RECALL ACTION.SYSTEM: SUNROOF HINGES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH DSM MANUFACTURED SUNROOFS.
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