MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1995 : Problems
Gas Tank Assembly
ODI ID: 756408 NHTSA Complaint ID: 340884
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1995 ECLIPSE 95
Component/Parts: Gas Tank Assembly
Failure Date: November 01, 1999 Complaint Date: January 04, 2002
City/State: ARLINGTON, VA (Virginia)
Crash: NA Fire: No Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: at times the i can smell fuel fumes inside/outside of the car. the is no leakage, only the fumes are escaping the fuel tank. there was a recall on the 1995 mitsubishe eclipse gs 1995 (same as mine) for this same problem. nhtsa campaign number: 96v158000. and nhtsa campaign number: 96v158001. the fuel tank gaskets for the fuel pump and/or gauge unit gasket could have been incorrectly installed allowing fuel or fumes to escape. if an ignition source were present, the fuel leakage could result in a fire. but when i contacted the mitsubshi dealer they refuse to fix the problem as they say my car's vin number does not show this recall.*ak .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004