2005 Mitsubishi LANCER Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Mitsubishi LANCER Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1203647
 Internal NHTSA #10744034
 ManufacurerMitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
 BrandMITSUBISHI
 ModelLANCER
 Model Year2005
 File date24/07/15
 ComponentAIR BAGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemGood day, i recently got a safety recall letter from mitsubishi about a possible defect in my car's airbags that when deployed could cause metal fragments to impact my face and body and possibly cause death. The problem i'm having is, on the letter they stated that all the repairs would be at no-cost with no mention of aftermarket parts an extra fee i have to pay for. So i set up an appointment and when i got to the dealer they said i had to pay them a fee to remove my aftermarket alarm and stereo. I was baffled as to why i had to pay for something that wasn't even my fault. I talked to the manager of the dealership trying to be reasonable but they wouldn't waive the fee. I've called the mitsubishi hotline but to no avail, saying that i have to pay the fee for "uninstallation and reinstallation of aftermarket parts". I don't know where else to go to that's why i'm asking for your help. I strongly believe that i shouldn't have to pay for something that wasn't even my fault to begin with and it was my life on the line for who knows how long i've been driving with potentially defective and deadly airbags. I hope you understand my situation. Sincerely, jazper
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure63000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateKAPOLEI, HI
VIN pattern JA3AJ26E65UXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase22/01/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed0
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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