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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT Recalls

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(National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)



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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:  96V143000
Component:  BRAKES:HYDRAULIC:LINES:HOSE:NON-METALLIC
Manufacturer:  MITSUBISHI AMERICA

Year: 1993 Make: MITSUBISHI Model: 3000GT Recall Date: 07/29/1996
Type of Report: Vehicle
Potential Number of Units Affected: 126000
Manufactured: 07/1990 - 05/1995
Defect Summary:
UNDER CONDITIONS OF FULL LOCK STEERING AND FULL SUSPENSION TRAVEL, THE LEFT OR RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSE CAN CRACK, RESULTING IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE.
Consequence Summary:
BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE WILL CAUSE ILLUMINATION OF THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP AND REDUCTION IN BRAKING EFFICIENCY INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSES WITH REVISED HOSE ASSEMBLIES.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:  96V143001
Component:  BRAKES:HYDRAULIC:LINES:HOSE:NON-METALLIC
Manufacturer:  MITSUBISHI AMERICA

Year: 1993 Make: MITSUBISHI Model: 3000GT Recall Date: 09/03/1996
Type of Report: Vehicle
Potential Number of Units Affected: 93000
Manufactured: 08/1990 - 11/1993
Defect Summary:
UNDER CONDITIONS OF FULL LOCK STEERING AND FULL SUSPENSION TRAVEL, THE LEFT OR RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSE CAN CRACK, RESULTING IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE.
Consequence Summary:
BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE WILL CAUSE ILLUMINATION OF THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP AND REDUCTION IN BRAKING EFFICIENCY INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSES WITH REVISED HOSE ASSEMBLIES.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:  96V143002
Component:  BRAKES:HYDRAULIC:LINES:HOSE:NON-METALLIC
Manufacturer:  MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN

Year: 1993 Make: MITSUBISHI Model: 3000GT Recall Date: 09/03/1996
Type of Report: Vehicle
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10000
Manufactured: 08/1990 - 11/1993
Defect Summary:
UNDER CONDITIONS OF FULL LOCK STEERING AND FULL SUSPENSION TRAVEL, THE LEFT OR RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSE CAN CRACK, RESULTING IN BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE.
Consequence Summary:
BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE WILL CAUSE ILLUMINATION OF THE BRAKE WARNING LAMP AND REDUCTION IN BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT WHEEL-SIDE BRAKE HOSES WITH REVISED HOSE ASSEMBLIES.

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