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Mitsubishi Precis Recall 94V080000

Engine, June 30, 1994

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 30, 1994
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
12,890
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
94V080000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary
THE VEHICLES FAILED THE LATERAL MOVING BARRIER IMPACT TEST REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE FUEL LEAKAGE FROM THE GAS TANK EXCEEDED THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE AMOUNT OF SPILLAGE.
Consequence
IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT, THE FUEL SPILLAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.
Remedy
MITSUBISHI HAS DEVELOPED AN APPROPRIATE COUNTERMEASURE THAT WILL COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 301.
Notes
SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL SYSTEMS; FMVSS 301.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 3 AND 4 DOOR PASSENGER VEHICLES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME AND FREE OF CHARGE OR THE REMEDY DOES NOT CORRECT THE DEFECT OR NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE CONTACT MITSUBISHI SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-222-0037. ALSO, PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT1-800-424-9393.
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