November 28, 2001
Mitsubishi Recalls Mirage
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting
1999 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE manufactured between 02/1999 - 09/2000.
Number Involved: 18,630
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BOLT SECURING THE CRANKSHAFT
PULLEY CAN BECOME LOOSE AND THE PULLEY COULD FALL OFF THE VEHICLE.
THE CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST, INCREASING THE
RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLES TO INSURE THAT THE BOLT IS TIGHTENED. FOR
THOSE BOLTS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED, THE BOLT AND PULLEY WILL BE REMOVED AND
INSPECTED FOR ANY INDICATION OF DAMAGE. COMPONENTS SHOWING ANY SIGNS OF
DAMAGE WILL BE REPLACED AND THE BOLT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 01V340001
Regarding Auto Recalls
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auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
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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!
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