Recall List for the 1992 Mitsubishi Montero

Official recalls have been issued for the 1992 Mitsubishi Montero 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. 1992 Mitsubishi Montero ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE NHTSA Campaign #00V311001

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 210,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles: Mirage model vehicles equipped with 1.5L engines; Montero sport models equipped with 3.0L engines; and Montero models equipped with 3.0L engines. The bolt securing the crankshaft pulley can become loose and the pulley could fall off the vehicle.

    Consequence: The condition can result in a loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: On 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. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V311001 »

  2. 1992 Mitsubishi Montero SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #96V143002

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 10,000

    Summary: Under conditions of full lock steering and full suspension travel, the left or right front wheel-side brake hose can crack, resulting in brake fluid leakage.

    Consequence: Brake fluid leakage will cause illumination of the brake warning lamp and reduction in braking effectiveness increasing the risk of a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the left and right front wheel-side brake hoses with revised hose assemblies. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V143002 »

  3. 1992 Mitsubishi Montero SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #96V143001

    • Date Announced: JULY 25, 1996
    • Vehicles Affected: 93,000

    Summary: Under conditions of full lock steering and full suspension travel, the left or right front wheel-side brake hose can crack, resulting in brake fluid leakage.

    Consequence: Brake fluid leakage will cause illumination of the brake warning lamp and reduction in braking efficiency increasing the risk of a vehicle accident.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the left and right front wheel-side brake hoses with revised hose assemblies. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #96V143001 »

  4. 1992 Mitsubishi Montero TRAILER HITCHES NHTSA Campaign #93E023000

    • Date Announced: JULY 22, 1993
    • Vehicles Affected: 670

    Summary: The weld on the receiver unit of the trailer hitch can break.

    Consequence: If the failure occurs, the trailer can separate from thetowing vehicle, and could result in a vehicle crash without warning.

    Actions: Replace the trailer hitch. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #93E023000 »

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