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Mitsubishi Precis Recall 90V053000

Drive Train, March 19, 1990

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 19, 1990
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2,281
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
90V053000
Component
WHEELS:CENTER SECTION

Summary
LOCK WASHER LOCATED UNDER THE NUT THAT SECURES THE FRONT HUB TO THE DRIVE SHAFT MAY HAVE HAD IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT AND COULD CRACK.
Consequence
THIS COULD CAUSE WHEEL BEARING FREEPLAY AND COULD RESULT IN BEARING DAMAGE, AND POSSIBLE LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL THROUGH WHEEL FAILURE.
Remedy
REPLACE LOCK WASHER ON EACH FRONT WHEEL AND REPAIR AREA AROUND LOCK WASHER AS NECESSARY.
Notes
SYSTEM: FRONT WHEELS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.
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