Mitsubishi Nativa 1997

Model Nativa made in 1997 by Mitsubishi got 1 consumer complain as well as 2 recalls. Consumer complaints with reference to suspension. . There were some recalls concerningengine and engine cooling and service brakes, hydraulic.

Model 1997

Recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
00V311002MITSUBISHI CARIBBEANfrom 08/01/1996 to 03/31/1999V (Vehicle)6106801/05/2001ODIMITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN12/06/200012/28/2000
Defect SummaryVehicle description: passenger and sport utility vehicles. the bolt securing the crankshaft pulley can become loose and the pulley could fall off the vehicle.
Consequence SummaryThe condition can result in a loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryOn the mirage vehicles, the dealers will install a new, improved crankshaft pulley bolt on the older engines. on new engines which already have the improved bolt, the dealer will tighten the crankshaft pulley bolt to the correct torque specification. on the montero models, dealers will tighten the crankshaft pulley bolt to the correct torque specifications. if the bolt is damaged, it will be replaced.
NotesOwner notification will be conducted in phases.the first phase begins january 5, 2001.the mirage vehicle owners will be notified from january 5 through february 2, 2001.the nativa owners from february 6 through february 12, 2001.the montero owners from february 16 - march 12, 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 caribbean at 1-800-981-0452. also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
98V220001MITSUBISHI CARIBBEANfrom 06/17/1996 to 05/18/1998V (Vehicle)660912/07/1998MFRMITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN09/21/199809/24/1998
Defect SummaryVehicle description: sport utility vehicles. the front brake lines can develop pin holes due to chaffing against the edge of the pass-through hole in the inner fender.
Consequence SummaryBrake fluid can leak resulting in deteriorated braking performance and illumination of the brake indicator lamp.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the front brake lines for signs of wear and routing. if the lines are not correctly centered in the pass-through hole, the lines will be repositioned by bending slightly to correct. if there is evidence of brake line wear, the brake line will be replaced.
NotesOwner notification began december 7, 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 1-787-251-8715.also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SUSPENSION - FRONT
302/01/1997
 Vehicle's front end suspension is poor causing damage to tires and shock absorbers continually.