Mitsubishi Malaysia Field Fix Campaign Affects 23,133 Cars

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has announced a field fix campaign for Mitsubishi cars that include about 23,133 units.

 

Field Fix Campaign Mitsubishi Vehicles Affected & Manufacturing Year Description
Inspection and rectification of rear parking brake Outlander (2016)
ASX (2013, 2015, 2017)
Improper Sealing of Parking Brake
Due to improper sealing of parking brake, water may enter and cause the shaft to rust.
If continued use, the rust could erode into the internal caliper and reduce the parking brake force.
Replacement of front wiper link ball joint ASX (2011 – 2013) Improper waterproof structure of the front deck portion
In the event that water drops through the back of the front deck, the front wiper link ball joint may experience excessive moisture and corrode.
Inspection of engine auto tensioner ASX (2011 – 2012)
Lancer (2008 – 2012)
Lancer Sportback (2011 – 2012)
Insufficient strength durability for auto tensioner
Due to the improper design of the auto tensioner, the sliding resistance force will increase over time.
This may cause damage on the flange area of the auto tensioner if the engine is used under high-speed driving.
Reprogramming of ASC ECU software Outlander (2017) Improper software in ASC ECU for Outlander
Due to improper software in ASC ECU for Outlander, an electric noise will generte when the motor pump is activated. This causes incorrect IC operation, which results to ECU reset.
The hydraulic unit function may also be interrupted and may effect the vehicle's driving stability.
Replacement of sunroof glass Lancer EVO (2009) Deterioration of the resin material may result in decrease of adhesive strength
Depending on the temperature and weather humidity, the adhesive strength of the outer frame of the sunroof glass may become weak because of the resin material.
Replacement of passenger airbag with countermeasure inflator Lancer (2004 – 2007) Deterioration of propellant may cause excessive internal pressure
If the vehicle has been exposed to high levels of humidity for an extended period of time, the propellant; PSAN (phased-stabilised ammonium nitrate) may deteriorate and cause excessive internal pressure.
The inflator body of passenger side airbag may rupture, during a normal airbag deployment event.

Mitsubishi Malaysia will issue notification letters to all affected owners and the full cost of the replacement and rectification will be borne by the company.

Safety is the brand's upmost priority and they are taking this initiative to assure customer's safety and regrets the inconvenience caused to the affected customers.

For a list of service centres and further information, visit: Mitsubishi-motors Malaysia or contact their customer careline at 1800-18-8161 weekdays from 9am to 5pm, excluding public holidays.

 

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