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2001 Mitsubishi Montero
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code [R] 6G74
200 bhp. @ 5000 rpm / Torque: 235 ft. lbs. @ 3000 rpm
24 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft
3.5L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2001 Mitsubishi Montero with engine code [R]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SL
    Above -18C  »  10W-30 [1]
    Below 38C  »  5W-30 [1]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

  4. Front Differential

  5. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Below -34C  »  75W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GL-5*

    Below -34C  »  75W
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    Above -23C  »  80W-90, 85W-90, 90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
    75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GL-5*

    Above -23C  »  80W-90, 85W-90, 90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
    75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GL-5*

    -34 To -23C  »  80W-90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
    75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    -34 To -23C  »  80W-90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
    75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
    SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
  6. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN) [4]
  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [3]
  8. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [3]
  9. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
    [2] Mitsubishi Diamond SP-III ATF, or equivalent.
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
    [4] Mitsubishi Power Steering Fluid or Diamond SP, SPIII

  10. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.9 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AW30-40LE Initial Fill  »  2 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AW30-40LE  »  9.7 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.2 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.6 liters
    Transfer Case,  »  2.8 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    12-17 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LM
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  26-32 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 22-25 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 22-25 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K20) [1] [2]
    Oil Filter WIX 57092 Oil Filter [3]
    Air Filter WIX 42369 Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] 1 (Qty)
    [2] Replaces the Ea15k46, which will still work for this vehicle
    [3] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. By combining industry-premier synthetic technology with AMSOIL premium additives...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oils provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. Extended-Drain Boost Technology Package sizes include: 1-Quart Bottl...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Motor Oils help provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. The oil drain interval recommendations for many of today’s vehicles extend well beyo...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGL)

High quality replacement for applications specifying SAE 80W-90 conventional gear lube. Synthetic construction provides improved cold flow properties, high viscosity index and heat resistance. Contains an over treat of high quality additives, exceed...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today's pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered...
FGR 75W-90 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGR)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered for maximum performance in severe duty applications. These state-of-the-art AMSOIL formulations feature an exclusive blend of high ...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
BF3 Series 500 DOT 3 Brake Fluid (BF3)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** AMSOIL now offers Series 500 High-Performance DOT 3 Brake Fluid. AMSOIL Brake Fluids provide superior high-temperature performance in auto/light truck, high-performance, racing and powers...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Torque
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints & steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricated parts of the steering and suspension systems that allow relatively friction-free movement.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
5.3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
3.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Evaporative control system
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: An emission control system that prevents raw fuel vapors from entering the atmosphere.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel system
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of parts that stores and delivers fuel for the engine, including the fuel cap, fuel tank, fuel lines and hoses, fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel injectors or carburetor.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
3.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0042A004
NHTSA Item Number:
612501

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin helps clarify the proper remote keyless entry (rke) answerback deactivation / reactivation function procedure by using only the vehicle's rke transmitter. ( nhtsa item number - 612501 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0013003
NHTSA Item Number:
612508

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information containing recommended fuels for certain vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 612508 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0000010
NHTSA Item Number:
612509

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains a new pre-delivery inspection procedure for the front tie-down hook protector on 2001 modelyear vehicles. Affects models after vin ja4mw51r51j004464 ( nhtsa item number - 612509 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0011006
NHTSA Item Number:
614010

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles equipped with v6 engine produced before 2/9/00 (vin1j002592) , metal burrs in the front exhaust pipe could become loose and travel into the engine cylinders during engine operation. This may result in engine misire and ( nhtsa item number - 614010 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0035003
NHTSA Item Number:
614019

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains information concerning a changed description on the hydraulic brake booster (hbb) accumulator caution label. ( nhtsa item number - 614019 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0054008
NHTSA Item Number:
614023

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, adjusting the driver's seat lumbar support may cause radio interference while the lumbar adjustment switch is pressed. Installing an additional wiring harness with a condenser to the lumbar support harness will eliminat ( nhtsa item number - 614023 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0013005
NHTSA Item Number:
614011

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains obd-ii drive cycle procedures and warranty claim information for obd-ii drive cycle on affected vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 614011 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0026002
NHTSA Item Number:
614018

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains information concerning a possible oil leak from the freewheel engage switch on the front differential carrier. ( nhtsa item number - 614018 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0031003
NHTSA Item Number:
614984

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding wheel balance centering. ( nhtsa item number - 614984 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0025001
NHTSA Item Number:
614985

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on propeller shaft vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 614985 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
66
NHTSA Item Number:
616801

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on vehicles exhibiting am static / popping noise when playing an am radio station. ( nhtsa item number - 616801 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0427002
NHTSA Item Number:
10010662

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Drive pinion height adjustment service manuel revision. ( nhtsa item number - 10010662 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
67
NHTSA Item Number:
618241

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to fuel diagnostic trouble code p0125. ( nhtsa item number - 618241 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
67
NHTSA Item Number:
618251

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on power steering whine. ( nhtsa item number - 618251 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
67
NHTSA Item Number:
618252

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information diagnosing body vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 618252 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
67
NHTSA Item Number:
618255

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience windshield wiper arms coming loose. ( nhtsa item number - 618255 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0100008
NHTSA Item Number:
619836

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Mitsubishi motors dealers who have the medic system can reprogram the red rom pack used for reflashing various vehicle's pcms. ( nhtsa item number - 619836 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0111001
NHTSA Item Number:
619837

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains a refer to. . . Page number reference which was omitted from the original manual's engine mechanical, on vehicle service section concerning valve lash adjuster bleeding. ( nhtsa item number - 619837 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0112001
NHTSA Item Number:
619838

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains a corrected illustration for the engine oil cooler. ( nhtsa item number - 619838 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0117001
NHTSA Item Number:
619840

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Some affected vehicles may experience a single shift flare when upshifting from 2nd to 3rd gear after warm engine restart. ( nhtsa item number - 619840 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0142A003
NHTSA Item Number:
619841

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrections relating to excessive adhesive removal during window glass installation. ( nhtsa item number - 619841 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0151001
NHTSA Item Number:
619842

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrections and revisions relating to the side step assembly mounting bolts, nuts and tightening torque for vehicle produced beginning august 2, 2000. ( nhtsa item number - 619842 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0151002
NHTSA Item Number:
619844

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrections to service manual information relating to exterior mouldings removal and installation. ( nhtsa item number - 619844 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0152B001
NHTSA Item Number:
619845

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains a refer to. . . Page number references which were omitted from the original manual's supplemental restraint system (srs) section. ( nhtsa item number - 619845 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0154004
NHTSA Item Number:
619847

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrections to circuit diagrams relating to the dome light, rear personal light, and cargo area light. ( nhtsa item number - 619847 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0154005
NHTSA Item Number:
619848

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrections to the simplified wiring system (sws) diagnosis information; new, revised circuit diagrams group 90 table of contents; and new, complete how to read circuit diagrams. ( nhtsa item number - 619848 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0155004
NHTSA Item Number:
619849

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin adds the idle speed standard value for manual air conditioning models. ( nhtsa item number - 619849 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0117001
NHTSA Item Number:
619851

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding corrected vehicle speed sensor check (resistor value) - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 619851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ATIN0135001
NHTSA Item Number:
621760

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hydraulic brake booster and accumulator for vehicles vin 1j039087. ( nhtsa item number - 621760 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
622465

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brief information concern inaccurate rv fuel indicator - on some vehicles the fuel indicator in the rv meter displays the driving range calculated from data based on the previous tank of fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 622465 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0117003
NHTSA Item Number:
622427

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides corrected instructions for troubleshooting cruise control system trouble code dtc 12, vehicle speed sensor system which was incorrect in the service manuals. ( nhtsa item number - 622427 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
35
NHTSA Item Number:
622485

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hydraulic brake booster accumulator replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 622485 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
51
NHTSA Item Number:
622489

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on repairing blotching on the paint's clear-coat. ( nhtsa item number - 622489 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0113008
NHTSA Item Number:
625539

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding diagnostic trouble code p0441 troubleshooting - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 625539 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0116002
NHTSA Item Number:
625541

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains revised circuit diagrams to include the new ignition system capacitor. ( nhtsa item number - 625541 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0142A011
NHTSA Item Number:
625548

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains power door lock circuit diagrams - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 625548 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SC01002
NHTSA Item Number:
625993

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the existing wiper arm nuts could come lose, causing the wiper arms to get out of time with each other and only wipe a part of the windshield. ( nhtsa item number - 625993 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SC01001
NHTSA Item Number:
625997

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the automatic transmission cooling plates in the cooler could crack, causing automatic transmission fluid to enter the radiator and / or coolant to enter the transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 625997 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
011001
NHTSA Item Number:
627226

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding check engine light on with no diagnostic trouble code. ( nhtsa item number - 627226 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
011001
NHTSA Item Number:
627229

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on 2-3 shift flare, reprogramming the powertrain control module. ( nhtsa item number - 627229 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SC01001
NHTSA Item Number:
627242

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on automatic transmission cooler cracking. ( nhtsa item number - 627242 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SC01002
NHTSA Item Number:
627243

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to windshield wiper arm nuts. ( nhtsa item number - 627243 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SR01008
NHTSA Item Number:
627244

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hydralic brake booster accumulator. ( nhtsa item number - 627244 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
0135001
NHTSA Item Number:
631705

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the operating values of the hydraulic brake booster pressure switch being incorrectly specified. ( nhtsa item number - 631705 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0113010
NHTSA Item Number:
627057

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on malfunction indicator light with no diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 627057 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0125001
NHTSA Item Number:
627082

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding incorrect propeller shaft installation. ( nhtsa item number - 627082 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0154011
NHTSA Item Number:
627121

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to incorrect compass display errors after refueling. ( nhtsa item number - 627121 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0123007REV
NHTSA Item Number:
627178

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding powertrain control module reprogramming for 2-3 shift flare. ( nhtsa item number - 627178 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0135001
NHTSA Item Number:
627294

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on hydraulic brake booster pressure switch. ( nhtsa item number - 627294 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0135002
NHTSA Item Number:
631894

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hbb pressure switch check procedures, service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 631894 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0254001
NHTSA Item Number:
628975

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding power seats, power windows, radio, and/or sunroof may not operate. ( nhtsa item number - 628975 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
78
NHTSA Item Number:
629341

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding sunroof operation. ( nhtsa item number - 629341 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0123006
NHTSA Item Number:
618207

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding incorrect torque specifications for a/t oil cooler tube and transfer shift. ( nhtsa item number - 618207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0235001
NHTSA Item Number:
629417

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:drum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience a squeaking noise from the rear brakes. ( nhtsa item number - 629417 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0235002
NHTSA Item Number:
632195

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:drum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding rear brake pad shims. ( nhtsa item number - 632195 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637118

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding sunroof operation. ( nhtsa item number - 637118 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637126

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding inoperative speedometer after replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 637126 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637147

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:drum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review regarding tsb-02-35-001 containing instructions for installing shims to the rear brake pads for rear brake squeak. ( nhtsa item number - 637147 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637148

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:pads.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review regarding tsb-02-35-002 adding rear brake pad shims to service procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 637148 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637156

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review regarding tsb-02-52a-001 containing heated / power seat circuit diagrams and descriptions - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 637156 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
80
NHTSA Item Number:
637158

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review regarding tsb-02-52b-001 corrects a pin number for checking srs-electronic control unit connector. ( nhtsa item number - 637158 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0233001
NHTSA Item Number:
635121

Component Description: Suspension:front:control arm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding ball joint end play check procedures - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 635121 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0255004
NHTSA Item Number:
635131

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding air conditioner refrigerant quantity - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 635131 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0211004
NHTSA Item Number:
634745

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding engine diesel noise at idle. ( nhtsa item number - 634745 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0213014
NHTSA Item Number:
635092

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding fuel tank differentialpressure sensor - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 635092 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB0252A002
NHTSA Item Number:
635103

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles the driver's side door trim may intefere with the air vent trim when the door is opened. ( nhtsa item number - 635103 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
84
NHTSA Item Number:
636978

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review tsb-02-55-004 regarding air conditioner refrigerant quantity - serivce manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 636978 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0242A013
NHTSA Item Number:
634572

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding corrected power window motor installation information. ( nhtsa item number - 634572 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
85
NHTSA Item Number:
636825

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, customers may find that when programming the rke answerback function the desired function change may not take place. ( nhtsa item number - 636825 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
85
NHTSA Item Number:
636849

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:diesel.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service review regarding tsb-02-11-004 - engine diesel noise at idle. ( nhtsa item number - 636849 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
85
NHTSA Item Number:
636851

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service review regarding tsb-02-13-014 - fuel tank differential pressure sensor - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 636851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
85
NHTSA Item Number:
636861

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin review regarding tsb-02-52a-002 - provides instructions for eliminating interference between the side door trim and air vent trim which causes scuffing of the trim pieces. ( nhtsa item number - 636861 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
0242A014
NHTSA Item Number:
10000096

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sunroof motor malfunction. ( nhtsa item number - 10000096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
09012002
NHTSA Item Number:
10014291

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mirror reading oc or sc after collision. ( nhtsa item number - 10014291 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
0242A014R
NHTSA Item Number:
10000286

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sunroof motor malfunction. ( nhtsa item number - 10000286 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
10012002
NHTSA Item Number:
10014398

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine stalling hesitation. ( nhtsa item number - 10014398 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0223007
NHTSA Item Number:
10000438

Component Description: Power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive).

Service Bulletin Summary: 4wd indicator lamp flashing / diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 33. ( nhtsa item number - 10000438 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0313001
NHTSA Item Number:
10001033

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Powertrain control module (pcm) reprogramming for malfunction indicator lamp (mil) (service engine soon) on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0125. ( nhtsa item number - 10001033 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0335001
NHTSA Item Number:
10001037

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hydraulic brake booster accumulator disposal - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 10001037 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0326002
NHTSA Item Number:
10003068

Component Description: Suspension:front:wheel bearing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Noise from front wheel hub bearing - improvements. ( nhtsa item number - 10003068 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
0351006
NHTSA Item Number:
10016421

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Remote controlled mirrors circuit diagrams-service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 10016421 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SC03001
NHTSA Item Number:
10004443

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vacuum hose routing diagram label must be changed- service campaign. ( nhtsa item number - 10004443 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
0323006
NHTSA Item Number:
10004448

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter shudder, surge, and/or vibration (possibly intermittent) when driving 35-50 mph at steady throttle. ( nhtsa item number - 10004448 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0433001
NHTSA Item Number:
10005637

Component Description: Suspension:front:control arm:upper ball joint.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains corrected procedures for handling ball joint dust covers and inner retainers during tie rod end ball joint and front and rear suspension upper arm ball joint removal. ( nhtsa item number - 10005637 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
06012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014377

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rwd/4wd light blinks. ( nhtsa item number - 10014377 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
06012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014385

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear seat does not unlatch. ( nhtsa item number - 10014385 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
06012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10014388

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rv meter reading incorrect. ( nhtsa item number - 10014388 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0442A005
NHTSA Item Number:
10008814

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Corrected keyless entry answerback function indicator information - technical information manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 10008814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
10012004
NHTSA Item Number:
10013783

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rv meter temperature display. 8eh ( nhtsa item number - 10013783 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
54
NHTSA Item Number:
10018379

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rv meter temperature display update. Mitsubishi. Tech talk. ( nhtsa item number - 10018379 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
113
NHTSA Item Number:
10015216

Component Description: Tires:temporary/emergency spare tire.

Service Bulletin Summary: Spare tire cover fit. ( nhtsa item number - 10015216 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0413011
NHTSA Item Number:
10010660

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power train module reprogramming for dianostic trouble code p0125. ( nhtsa item number - 10010660 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0555001
NHTSA Item Number:
10016169

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: A/c compressor oil specification - service manual revision. ( nhtsa item number - 10016169 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-05-01
Bulletin Number:
126
NHTSA Item Number:
10020120

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear axle shaft flange coming loose. ( nhtsa item number - 10020120 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-05-01
Bulletin Number:
137
NHTSA Item Number:
10021743

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Reprogramming the pcm drivability or sensitivity issues can be corrected. ( nhtsa item number - 10021743 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
MITSUBISHI, MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Model(s):
3000GT, DIAMANTE, ECLIPSE, ECLIPSE SPYDER, ENDEAVOR, GALANT, LANCER, MIRAGE, MONTERO, NATIVA, OUTLANDER
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
NHTSA ID:
04V428000
Recall Date:
September 1st, 2004
Units Affected:
100,432

Affected Component: Equipment:other:labels.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection. ' the bilingual english/spanish removable air bag warning labels affixed to the dash and to the sunvisor do not meet the size requirements of the standard. .

Conequence: This does not meet the requirements of the standard. .

Remedy: Mitsubishi caribbean will mail a customer notification letter containing a written description and a graphic of the bi-lingual dashboard air bag warning label. In addition, all current 2000-2004 nativa owners will also receive replacement air bag alert labels for the sun visors. This recall is expected to begin during march or april 2005. The notification to the nativa owners is expected to begin during april or may 2005. Owners should contact mitsubishi caribbean at 1-787-251-8715. .

Notes: The manufacturer's petition which requested that nhtsa determine this fmvss noncompliance does not create an unreasonable risk to motor vehicle safety was partially denied on january 26, 2005. Therefore, this manufacturer is obligated to conduct an owner notification and remedy campaign. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236. .

#
2
Make(s):
MITSUBISHI
Model(s):
DIAMANTE, MONTERO, OUTLANDER
Year(s):
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
04V067000
Recall Date:
February 11th, 2004
Units Affected:
134,000

Affected Component: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Summary: Certain sport utility and passenger vehicles fail to comply with federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems. " the owner's manual does not contain a step-by-step description for headrest adjustment when installing a child restraint system (crs) tether strap. .

Conequence: If the tether strap is improperly installed to the tether anchor, the child safety seat may not be sufficient restrained. In the event of a crash, the child could be injured. .

Remedy: A letter outlining the problem will be sent to owners along with a sticker containing the correct instructions as well as instructions on where to affix the sticker in the owner's manual. The recall began on march 29, 2004. Owners should contact mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820. .

Notes: Mitsubishi recall no. Sr-04-002. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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3
Make(s):
MITSUBISHI
Model(s):
MONTERO
Year(s):
2001, 2002
Manufacturer:
MITSUBISHI AMERICA
NHTSA ID:
01V254001
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
39,020

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Summary: Vehicle description: sport utility vehicles. The accumulator that is installed on the hydraulic brake booster may have been improperly manufactured. Over a period of time, this could result in leakage of the pressurized nitrogen gas from inside the accumulator. .

Conequence: The loss of this gas pressure could result in an abnormal noise from the left side of the dash panel when the brakes are applied, and possibly a delayed first time brake boost assist after the vehicle has been parked for a period of time, which could result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will install an improved accumulator. Owner notification mailing began october 1, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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4
Make(s):
MITSUBISHI
Model(s):
MONTERO
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
MITSUBISHI AMERICA
NHTSA ID:
00V123002
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
4,275

Affected Component: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles are equipped with outside rearview mirrors on the passenger side which do not comply with the requirements of fmvss 111, "rearview mirrors. ".

Conequence: This limits the driver's field of vision on that side of the vehicle. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the rearview mirror. .

Notes: Owner notification began june 30, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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