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Mitsubishi Expo Recall 04V542000

Engine, March 15, 2005

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 15, 2005
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
276
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V542000
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE THE RADIATOR UPPER HOSE CLAMPING IS INSUFFICIENT.
Consequence
DUE TO ENGINE BEHAVIOR, FORCES MAY PULL ON THE RADIATOR HOSE AND THE HOSE MAY COME OUT, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO COOLANT LEAKAGE AND SUBSEQUENT OVERHEATING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL NEW RADIATOR HOSE AND HAVE THE HOSE CLAMP CHANGED WITH MODIFIED ONES. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 9, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI OF CARIBBEAN AT 787-251-8715.
Notes
MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-04-NNN.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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