May 23, 2001
2001 Mitsubishi Galant, Eclipse and Eclipse Spyder Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001
Mitsubishi Galant, Eclipse and Eclipse Spyder automobiles manufactured in February 2001.
On certain passenger vehicles, a bulge in the fuel
tank caused by the manufacturing process resulted in thinning of the material during a
welding operation, increasing the risk of fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an
ignition source could result in a fire.
192 vehicles are affected by this recall.
Dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly.
The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner
[NHTSA Recall No. 01V069]
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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