August 2, 2002
Mitsubishi America Has Recalled the 2002 Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi America Has Recalled the
2002 Mitsubishi Galant because of potential electrical problems.
Number Involved: 3,378
Dates of Manufacture: May 2002
Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, the routing of the vehicle’s front
wiring harness can allow it to come in contact with a rough edge, allowing
abrasion. This could result in grounded circuits and a loss of stop or turn
signal lamp operation or engine hesitation.
Remedy: Dealers will install a protector eliminating any harness contact.
The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began July 8, 2002.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037.
[NHTSA Recall No. 02V147].
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!
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