USA Recall

Mitsubishi Motors

NHTSA Campaign ID No.: 09V361000

Source:
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/

2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor

Potential affected: 531

Component: Air Bags

Summary:

MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MMNA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 ENDEAVOR MODEL VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 26 AND JULY 28, 2009. THE RETAINER BRACKET USED FOR THE SEAT-MOUNTED SIDE AIRBAG FRAMES ON BOTH THE DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER SEATS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY WELDED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE FRONT SEAT-MOUNTED AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY CORRECTLY IN A SIDE IMPACT CRASH, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Remedy:

MMNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WELD CONDITION OF THE SIDE AIRBAG RETAINER BRACKET ON THE FRONT PASSENGER SEATS. IF THE WELD IS INSUFFICIENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SEATBACK ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI CUSTOMER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT AT 1-888-648-7820.

Notes:

MITSUBISHI'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SR-09-003. 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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(Last Updated: December 27, 2009.)


2010 Endeavor

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