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Recall 00V299001

Recall 00V299001

Engine, November 20, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
November 20, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,037
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V299001
Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HARNESS FOR THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH A NEW PROTECTIVE SHIELD CAUSING A GROUNDED CIRCUIT.
Consequence
PROLONGED WIRING HARNESS CONTACT WITH THE HEAT SHIELD WILL CAUSE THE WIRING INSULATION TO WEAR AND EVENTUALLY TO GROUND OUT. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO DIE-OUT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR HARNESS.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AMERICA AT 1-800-222-0037. 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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