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Report Date: April 24, 1999 02:18:41 AM






NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 98V045000


Component: FUEL:THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL

Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOT SALES, INC


Year: 1998

Make: MITSUBISHI

Model: ECLIPSE

Manufactured From: JUL 1997 To: JAN 1998

Year of Recall: '98


Type of Report: Vehicle

Summary:


Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles. The dash panel pad can shift
interferring with the throttle cable control.


The throttle cable control would not return to idle increasing the risk of a
vehicle crash.


Dealers will remove a portion of the dash panel pad so it cannot interfere with
the throttle cable control.



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 or Chrysler at 1-800-992-1997. Also contact the
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at
1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).








NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 98V045001


Component: FUEL:THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL


Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI MOT SALES, INC

Year: 1998

Make: MITSUBISHI

Model: ECLIPSE


Manufactured From: JUL 1997 To: JAN 1998

Year of Recall: '98

Type of Report: Vehicle


Summary:



Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles. The dash panel pad can shift
interferring with the throttle cable control.


The throttle cable control would not return to idle increasing the risk of a
vehicle crash.


Dealers will remove a portion of the dash panel pad so it cannot interfere with
the throttle cable control.


Owner notification began April 8, 1998. 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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).







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