2005 Mitsubishi LANCER Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2005 Mitsubishi LANCER Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID648481
 Internal NHTSA #10206323
 Model Year2005
 File date31/05/07
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2005 mitsubishi lancer. While stopped at a traffic light, the accelerator pedal suddenly went straight to the floor. The vehicle jerked forward and the engine revved. The contact applied the brakes and placed the vehicle in neutral to prevent it from surging. He shut off the engine and restarted the vehicle. The failure occurred at traffic lights on two occasions. The vehicle was taken to the dealer twice, but they were unable to duplicate the failure. The failure mileage was 11,000 and current mileage was 17,000. The consumer stated he took the vehicle to another mitsubishi dealer and they informed him, they had other 2005 mitsubishi's with same defect. The dealer stated they could not duplicate. Updated 11/15/07 the consumer has requested an arbitration.. Updated 11/29/07
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure11000
Number of Occurences5
Source of the issueCONSUMER LETTER
 City and StateMEDINA, OH
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/11/04
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeRWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's telephone number864-306-8765
 Dealer's cityEASLEY
 Dealer's state codeSC
 Dealer's ZIP code29640
  • 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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