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Report Date: April 24, 1999 02:17:55 AM







NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V081000


Component: INTERIOR SYSTEMS:SEAT HEAD RESTRAINTS

Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOT SALES, INC

Year: 1997


Make: MITSUBISHI

Model: ECLIPSE

Manufactured From: MAR 1997 To: MAR 1997

Year of Recall: '97


Type of Report: Vehicle

Summary:


The headrest guide bracket was improperly welded to the seat back frame on the
passenger side seat back assemblies only.


The headrest support bracket can break, increasing the risk of personal injury.


Dealers will replace the passenger seat back assembly with a new assembly.



Owner Notification: Owner notification is expected to begin during July 1997.


NOTE: 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 either Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037 or Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Also
contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline
at 1-800-424-9393.







NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 97V081001



Component: INTERIOR SYSTEMS:SEAT HEAD RESTRAINTS

Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOT SALES, INC

Year: 1997

Make: MITSUBISHI


Model: ECLIPSE

Manufactured From: MAR 1997 To: MAR 1997

Year of Recall: '97


Type of Report: Vehicle

Summary:


The headrest guide bracket was improperly welded to the seat back frame on the
passenger side seat back assemblies only.


The headrest support bracket can break, increasing the risk of personal injury.


Dealers will replace the passenger seat back assembly with a new assembly.



Owner Notification: Owner notification is expected to begin during July 1997.


NOTE: 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. Also contact the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-800-424-9393.







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