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Mitsubishi Recall SR-04-008: Mitsubishi/Fuel Leakage

2003 Mitsubishi Montero

If the fuel leveling valve does not seal properly, fuel may leak onto the ground. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage

Summary
On certain sport utility vehicles, when the fuel tank is full and the vehicle is parked facing forward on an upward slope, the fuel tank leveling valve may not maintain proper sealing in the event the fuel expands from a rise in the ambient temperature.
Actions
Dealers will replace the leveling valve. The recall began on August 30, 2004. Owners should contact Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037 or Mitsubishi caribbean at 1-787-251-8715.
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Date Announced
JUL 06, 2004
Vehicles Affected
44,214
Mitsubishi Recall #
SR-04-008
NHTSA Campaign #
04V319000
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