Mitsubishi Recalls Nearly 7,000 Vehicles

Sep 22, 2009
Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 7,000 model-year 2008-2009 Lancer Evolution, Ralliart, and Sportback Ralliart vehicles with turbocharged engines.

The connection between the fuel return pipe and the engine, coupled with the frequency of operation at certain engine revolutions, may cause a stress crack to develop at the fixed portion of the fuel pipe over time.  The fault is confirmed by the NHTSA.

If a stress crack develops in the pipe, fuel leakage can occur and increase the risk of engine fire.

As part of the recall, the fuel return pipe will be replaced with a brand-new part and equipped with additional brackets to better control vibrations on the pipe.  The repair will be performed free of charge.

The recall is set to begin around September 29th.  To contact Mitsubishi about this issue, call (888) 648-7820.

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