Recall List for the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Official recalls have been issued for the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mitsubishi service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mitsubishi customer service.

  1. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #15V338000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 02, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 443,442

    Summary: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2000-2005 Eclipse vehicles manufactured April 5, 1999, to December 17, 2004, 2001-2005 Eclipse Spyder vehicles manufactured January 19, 2000, to March 18, 2005, 2001-2005 Chrysler Sebring vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 21, 2005, and 2001-2005 Dodge Stratus vehicles manufactured April 17, 2000, to February 22, 2005. In the affected vehicles, the passenger side sun visor may be folded down in such a position that, if the passenger frontal air bag deploys, the passenger side sun visor may detach.

    Consequence: If the passenger side sun visor detaches and is propelled rearward, there is an increased risk of occupant injury.

    Actions: MMNA will notify their owners, and Chrysler will notify the Chrysler and Dodge owners. Dealers will install a tether strap to retain the passenger sun visor, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2015. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-15-005. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R30. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V338000 »

  2. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E060000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 87,745

    Summary: Certain aai motorsports combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above list passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."

    Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash

    Actions: Aai motorsports will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2006. Owners may contact aai motorsports at 909-923-9188. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E060000 »

  3. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E049000

    • Date Announced: MAY 24, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 27,176

    Summary: Certain ck motorsports combination headlights, clear corner, bumper, and side marker lights sold as replacement lamps for use on the passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Ck motorsport will notify owners and replace the noncompliant lamps free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2006. Owners may contact ck motorsport at 1-909-610-7211. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E049000 »

  4. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E026000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 61,944

    Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

    Consequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on April 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E026000 »

  5. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #04V428000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 100,432

    Summary: Certain passenger vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection.' The bilingual english/spanish removable air bag warning labels affixed to the dash and to the sunvisor do not meet the size requirements of the standard.

    Consequence: This does not meet the requirements of the standard.

    Actions: Mitsubishi caribbean will mail a customer notification letter containing a written description and a graphic of the bi-lingual dashboard air bag warning label. In addition, all current 2000-2004 nativa owners will also receive replacement air bag alert labels for the sun visors. This recall is expected to begin during March or April 2005. The notification to the nativa owners is expected to begin during April or May 2005. Owners should contact Mitsubishi caribbean at 1-787-251-8715. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V428000 »

  6. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #01V069000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 192

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. A bulge in the fuel tank caused by the manufacturing process resulted in thinning of the material during a welding operation, increasing the risk of fuel leakage.

    Consequence: Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel tank assembly. Owner notification began March 26, 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 at 1-800-222-0037. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V069000 »

  7. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES NHTSA Campaign #01V011001

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16, 2001
    • Vehicles Affected: 277,227

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. A hose was mis-manufactured and could weaken over time, which could result in leakage of the automatic transmission fluid.

    Consequence: Fluid leakage from the cooler hoses can cause transaxle driveability problems and smoke if the oil contacts the front exhaust pipe.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the hose assembly for the automatic transmission oil cooler. Owner notification mailing will be phased over a five-month period starting March 26, through July 23, 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 at 1-800-222-0037. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V011001 »

  8. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #00V320001

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 10,510

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The outer layer only of this 3-layer fuel return hose does not contain the desired ozone protection due to a processing error.

    Consequence: This hose is considered to be inadequate.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel return hose. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V320001 »

  9. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE NHTSA Campaign #00V299001

    • Date Announced: ,
    • Vehicles Affected: 6,037

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The harness for the crankshaft position sensor could come in contact with a new protective shield causing a grounded circuit.

    Consequence: Prolonged wiring harness contact with the heat shield will cause the wiring insulation to wear and eventually to ground out. This could cause the engine to die-out, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will re-route the crankshaft position sensor harness. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V299001 »

  10. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse SEATS NHTSA Campaign #01V005001

    • Date Announced: ,
    • Vehicles Affected: 47

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. A number of incorrect driver side seat mounting bolts were installed into vehicles.

    Consequence: The rear anchor bolts securing the driver's seat may not properly secure the seat and could increase the risk of driver injury in an accident.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the seat mounting bolts and then replace the bolts if necessary. Owner notification began February 15, 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 at 1-800-222-0037. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V005001 »

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