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Recall 04V095000

Incorrect Tire and Loading Information Label

Recall Details

The vehicle load capacity stated on the tire and loading information may be incorrect. This could lead to vehicle overloading. Owners will be sent a replacement label with instructions on how to install the new label. This recall began on April 14, 2004.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle load capacity stated on the tire and loading information label may be incorrect. This could result in vehicle overloading.

What Should You Do?

If you do not receive a new label and feel you should, please contact your Mitsubishi dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Body, Interior & Misc., April 14, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 14, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
491
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V095000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Summary
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHTS AS STATED ON THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL ARE IN ERROR.
Consequence
THIS INFORMATION COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN CONSUMERS LOADING THEIR VEHICLES BEYOND THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR).
Remedy
OWNERS WILL BE SENT REPLACEMENT LABELS WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO INSTALL THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.
Notify
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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