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Mitsubishi Motor Sales, America
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1999
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2000
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2001
Number Potentially Involved: 19,000
Dates of Manufacture: June 1998 - January 2001
Noncompliance: These sport utility vehicles equipped with 3.5-liter engines have brake vacuum hoses that do not comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 106, ABrake Hoses.@ Failure of the vacuum hose can result in a loss of power assist to the brakes and increase stopping distances.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the vacuum hose. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule.
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(Last Updated: February 15, 2004.)
" Failure of the vacuum hose can result in a loss of power assist to the brakes and increase stopping distances."
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1999, Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2000, Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2001