2009 Mitsubishi LANCER Service Brakes, Air Supply Check Valve Recall

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2009 Mitsubishi LANCER Service Brakes, Air Supply Check Valve Recall

 NHTSA Recall #67258
NHTSA Compaign #09V077000
MFG Compaign #SR-09-002
 ManufacturerMITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
 SupplierMITSUBISHI
 BrandMITSUBISHI
 ModelLANCER
 Model Year2009
 ComponentSERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE
 Date of notification04/05/09
 Begin date of manufacuring23/10/07
 End date of manufacturing20/01/09
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received10/03/09
 Report created10/03/09
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units39711
 Defect summaryMitsubishi is recalling 39,711 my 2008-2009 outlander and lacer vehicles. Incorrect material composition of the brake booster check valve may cause the check valve to stick closed when the engine is shut off. When the vehicle is re-started and put into motion, under certain driving conditions (very slow vehicle maneuvers), there may be insufficient initial braking assist.
 Consequence summaryThis may temporarily increase the stopping distance of the vehicle and therefore increase the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the brake booster check valve free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during april 2009. Owners may contact mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037.
 Recall notesMitsubishi recall no. Sr-09-002. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov .

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

 

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