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Mitsubishi Recall : Mitsubishi America/Power Steering Tube

2000 Mitsubishi Galant

Leaking power steering fluid can result in a fire and continued loss of fluid will result in a loss of power assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

Steering — Hydraulic Power Assist — Hose, Piping, And Connections

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles built with V6 engines to federal emission standards. The power steering fluid feed tube can come in contact with an exhaust manifold mounted heat shield causing a hole to be worn through the power steering pipe allowing fluid leakage.
Actions
Dealers will replace the power steering tube with one having a new routing. Owner notification began November 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 America at 1-800-222-0037.
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Date Announced
SEP 25, 2001
Vehicles Affected
25,803
NHTSA Campaign #
01V295001
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