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Safety Features



2008 Volkswagen New Beetle Black Tie Edition PZEV

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device
  • L A T C H
  • Active Head Restraints
  • Front Crumple Zone
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Volkswagen Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2008 Volkswagen Eos Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Volkswagen GLI 44554
2008 Volkswagen GTI 44554
2008 Volkswagen GTI Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not Tested
2008 Volkswagen Jetta 44554
2008 Volkswagen Jetta 44554
2008 Volkswagen New Beetle 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Volkswagen New Beetle 44534
2008 Volkswagen Passat 44544
2008 Volkswagen Passat 44544
2008 Volkswagen R 32 Special Edition Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 44554
2008 Volkswagen Rabbit Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not Tested
2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 5555Not Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 Black Tie Edition PZEV
2008 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE:

Bulletin Number: TT 90-11-10
Tech Tips (Instrument Cluster Production Mode): During PDI, or after installation of a replacement cluster, ?Pro? may be displayed in place of the odometer. The high beam indicator may be flashing in the instrument cluster as well. This in

 
Recalls for 2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 Black Tie Edition PZEV
No recalls exist.
 


2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse 3dr Cpe GT Sportronic w/Premium Pkg

  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • Rear 3-point outboard seatbelts
  • Energy-absorbing pillars
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Mitsubishi Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2000 Mitsubishi Galant 4454Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2000 Mitsubishi Galant 3dr Cpe GT Sportronic w/Premium Pkg
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE:

Bulletin Number: 00
BRIEF INFORMATION ON DYNOMOMETER TESTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0013005
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS OBD-II DRIVE CYCLE PROCEDURES AND WARRANTY CLAIM INFORMATION FOR OBD-II DRIVE CYCLE ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON CENTER DISPLAY MAY GO BLANK WHEN THE AUDIO SYSTEM IS IN USE. * JB

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON SUNROOF SWITCH COVER BEING LOOSE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 011101
INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT SPRING POPPING NOISE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 0127001
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE REAR WHEEL BEARING NOISE.*JB

Bulletin Number: 0142A005REV
SUBJECT REGARDING SUNROOF JUDDER.*JB

Bulletin Number: 0142A008REV
CONCERNS WITH WINDOW DOOR ODOR.*JB

Bulletin Number: 0213015
SUBJECT REGARDING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING FOR COLD ENGINE MISFIRE. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0213015R
INCORRECT POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) SOFTWARE PARAMETERS MAY CAUSE A MISFIRE CONDITION WHEN THE ENGINE IS COLD, SETTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0300 THROUGH P0306 IN THE PCM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0235004
SUBJECT REGARDING CORRECTED DESCRIPTIONS OF TCL SOLENOID VALVE. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0242A005
SUBJECT REGARDING SUNROOF JUDDER. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0242A017
WATER LEAK AT DELTA SASH / SIDE MIRROR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0252A003
FRONT SEAT ADJUSTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0254005
SUBJECT REGARDING DEDICATED IOD FUSE BLOWS INTERMITTENTLY. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0255002
SUBJECT REGARDING CORRECTED AIR CONDITIONER MAGNETIC CLUTCH SERVICE PROCEDURES. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0313002
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR HOT SOAK RESTART AND ROUGH IDLE CONDITION (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300-P0306). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0317003
CORRECTED VACUUM HOSE ROUTING DIAGRAMS - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0323006
TORQUE CONVERTER SHUDDER, SURGE, AND/OR VIBRATION (POSSIBLY INTERMITTENT) WHEN DRIVING 35-50 MPH AT STEADY THROTTLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0342A004
AFTER PULLING THE HATCH RELEASE LEVER AND EXITING THE VEHICLE, AIR PRESSURE FROM CLOSING THE DOOR MAY CAUSE THE LIFTGATE TO HALF-LATCH. THE LIFTGATE CAN THEN ONLY BE OPENED BY PULLING THE RELEASE LEVER AGAIN OR USING THE KEY IN THE LIFTGAT

Bulletin Number: 0342A005
THE SUNROOF MAY JUDDER OR VIBRATE DURING OPENING/CLOSING OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0354001
CLEANING PROCEDURE FOR HEADLAMP FOGGING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355002
AIR CONDITIONER REFRIGERANT AND AIR CONDITIONER ECU VOLTAGES - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355005
AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR HIGH-PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE PARTS AVAILABILITY. INCLUDING 2004 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355006
AIR CONDITIONER REFRIGERANT PIPE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355006R
AIR CONDITIONING REFRIGERANT PIPE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355008
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MOT

Bulletin Number: 0355008R
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC.) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MO

Bulletin Number: 0413006
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR HOT SOAK RESTART AND ROUGH IDLE CONDITION (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300-P0306). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0442A005
CORRECTED KEYLESS ENTRY ANSWERBACK FUNCTION INDICATOR INFORMATION - TECHNICAL INFORMATION MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0513004
POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR COLD ENGINE MISFIRE / HOT SOAK RESTART / ROUGH IDLE. REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0523004
2-3 SHIFT FLARE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06012004
COLD ENGINE MISFIRE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 0617001
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM CHECKS - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 09012002
COLD ENGINE MISFIRE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 09012002
CLICKING NOISE AT INSTRUMENT PANEL. *EH

Bulletin Number: 11012002
FUEL PUMP SQUEAK/GROAN FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 137
REPROGRAMMING THE PCM DRIVABILITY OR SENSITIVITY ISSUES CAN BE CORRECTED. *KB

Bulletin Number: 220502
SUBJECT REGARDING WHEEL INVESTIGATION. *JG

Bulletin Number: 33A
TECH TALK NEWS REGARDING SQUEAK / GROAN / RATTLE SUSPENSION NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 35B
TECH TALK INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 41-48 ABS SOLENOID VALVE CIRCUIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
TECH TALK REGARDING WINDOW SQUEAL - WHEN OPERATING THE WINDOW, THERE MAY BE A SQUEALING OR SQUAWKING NOISE AS THE GLASS RUBS AGAINST THE INNER BELTLINE MOLDING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
BRIEF INFORMATION FROM TECH TALK REGARDING MMSA'S INVESTIGATION OF INOPERATIVE / STUCK SHUT DOOR WINDOWS IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
TECH TALKS DOOR ODOR UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
TECH TALK REGARDING SUNROOF JUDDER UPDATE - SPECIAL GREASE FOR THE SUNROOF DRIVE CABLE ASSEMBLIES WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 48
INFORMATION REGARDING THE AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) HARNESS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 52B
TECH TALK SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRINT SYSTEM (SRS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) UPDATE - SRS SYSTEM DTC 72, 74, 82 OR 84 SIDE AIRBAG (FRONT SEAT BACK) CIRCUIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 52B
SUBJECT REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 66
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A KNOCKING NOISE OR FLOORBOARD VIBRATION AT THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WHEN DRIVING OVER PARKING LOT SPEEDS BUMPS AT 10-15 MPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 66
BRIEF INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 67
SUBJECT REGARDING POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 67
BRIEF INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING MUSTY ODOR AT THE DOOR WINDOW AFTER A RAIN OR AFTER GOING THROUGH A CAR WASH. *JB

Bulletin Number: 67
SUBJECT REGARDING REAR SHELF BREAKAGE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 67
INFORMATION REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *JB

Bulletin Number: 73
INFORMATION ON THE CENTER DISPLAY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 78
SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR GLASS ADJUSTMENT TO PREVENT WIND AND WATER LEAKS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 78
SUBJECT REGARDING SUNROOF JUDDER REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 78
SUBJECT REGARDING FRONT SPRING POPPING NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7913
EXPERIENCING FUEL PUMP SQUEAK AND/OR GROAN CONDITION FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7942
SUBJECT REGARDING SUNROOF JUDDER REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
CUSTOMER MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE WINDOW GLASS FREEZES TO MOULDING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
SUBJECT REGARDING CENTER DISPLAY UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF THE REAR HATCH RE-LACHING AFTER IT HAS BEEN OPENED USING THE REMOVE LEVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
INFORMATION ON A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0174 SET *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF HARD OR NOTCHY SHIFT QUALITY OR A SLIGHT JUDDER DURING THE FIRST FEW SHIFTS ON COLD MORNINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUTCH COVER (PRESSURE PLATE) REMOVAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8113
SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8113
SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171 AND P0174 FOR V6 MODELS. *LC

Bulletin Number: 8121
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A SLIGHT RATTLE FROM THE CLUTCH/TRANSAXLE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8121
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF HARD OR NOTCHY SHIFT QUALITY, OR A SLIGHT JUDDER DURING THE FIRST FEW SHIFTS ON COLD MORNINGS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8122
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUTCH/MANUAL TRANSAXLE RATTLE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 83
VEHICLE TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING WET OR FLOODED FLOOR AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 83
VEHICLE TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION RATTLE NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
SUBJECT REGARDING SQUEAK, GROAN, RATTLE SUSPENSION NOISE - UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
SUBJECT REGARDING WET OR FLOODED FLOOR AREA CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
BULLETIN REVIEW FOR TSB-02-14-001 REGARDING SOME COOLING SYSTEM CONCERNS DUE TO AN INCORRECTLY POSITION COOLANT RESERVOIR TANK HOSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
BULLETIN REVIEW TSB-02-42A-008 REGARDING DOOR WINDOW ALIGNMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
VEHICLE TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION RATTLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
BULLETIN REVIEW REGARDING TSB-02-42A-008REV - REVISES ORIGINAL BULLETIN INSTRUCTIONS CONCERN WINDOW / DELTA SASH ADJUSTMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING COMMENTS OF FLOODED OR WET FRONT FLOOR / CARPET ON PASSENGER'S SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING A RATTLING NOISE HEARD FROM REAR SUSPENSION OF VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
SUBJECT REGARDING SQUEAK, GROAN, RATTLE SUSPENSION NOISE HEARD FROM REAR WHEN DRIVING 5-25 MPH OVER SPEED BUMPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
SUBJECT REGARDING BUZZ, RATTLE AT REAR QUARTER PANEL (UPDATE). *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
BULLETIN REVIEW REGARDING TSB-02-23-003 - REVISES BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUE VALUES FOR TRANSMISSION OUTPUT SHAFT RETAINER AND TRANSMISSION OIL PUMP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
ON SOME VEHICLES, CUSTOMERS MAY FIND THAT WHEN PROGRAMMING THE RKE ANSWERBACK FUNCTION THE DESIRED FUNCTION CHANGE MAY NOT TAKE PLACE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
SUBJECT REGARDING SUNROOF GREASE AVAILABILITY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
SERVICE REVIEW REGARDING TSB-02-13-014 - FUEL TANK DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE SENSOR - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 88
HEATED DOOR MIRROR STICKERS. MITSUBISHI MOTORS TECH TALK. VOL. 88. NOV. 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 88
CLOCK SPRING INSTALLATION. MITSUBISHI MOTORS. TECH TALK. VOL. 88. NOV. 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 93
HEADLIGHT BULB CONNECTORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9922003
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS RECOMMENDED MANUAL TRANSMISSION / TRANSAXLE MAINTENANCE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9923010
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS RECOMMENDED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION / TRANSAXLE MAINTENANCE INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9954007
THIS BULLETIN CLARIFIES THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 6-DISC IN-DASH CD CHANGER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9954008
INFORMATION REGARDING A NUMER OF IMMOBILIZER ECUS NOT HAVING OVERRIDE CODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9954010
INFORMATION CONCERNING A NO-START CONDITION CAUSED BY IMMOBILIZER IGNITION KEY INTERFERENCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9954011
VEHICLES WITH REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: MEDICUpdate517
This is a message sent to dealers, to inform them that an update for MEDIC will be available.

Bulletin Number: SC03001
VACUUM HOSE ROUTING DIAGRAM LABEL MUST BE CHANGED- SERVICE CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: SR01009
INFORMATION REGARDING POWER STEERING OIL FEED TUBE.*JB

Bulletin Number: TIN00SR018
SUBJECT REGARDING SR-00-004REV - INSPECTION PROCEDURES FOR STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0013001
SERVICE MANUAL REVISIONS FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0013003
INFORMATION CONTAINING RECOMMENDED FUELS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0016001
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INTERMITTENT NO CRANK / NO START CONDITION (STARTER DOES NOT ENGAGE TO CRANK THE ENGINE). *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0023003
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE EXTERNAL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL FILTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0042A002
THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT ON SOME AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE SUNROOF MAY JUDDER OR VIBRATE DURING OPENING / CLOSING OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0042A004
THIS BULLETIN HELPS CLARIFY THE PROPER REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) ANSWERBACK DEACTIVATION / REACTIVATION FUNCTION PROCEDURE BY USING ONLY THE VEHICLE'S RKE TRANSMITTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0042A007
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS REVISED DETAILS FOR SUNROOF WATER TEST AND FIT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURES - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0051002
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET ON NEW MMMA PRODUCED VEHICLES DESTINED FOR STATES WHICH REQUIRE NO FRONT LICENSE PLATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0054002
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE OR LOCK-UP OF THE MULTI-CENTER DISPLAY ON VEHICLES BUILT UP TO AND INCLUDING VIN 4A3AC44G3YE078696. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0117004
SUBJECT REGARDING CRUISE CONTROL TROUBLESHOOTING - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0123010
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF SHUDDER, SURGE, AND / OR VIBRATION WHEN DRIVING 35 - 50 MPH AT STEADY THROTTLE. THIS CONDITION MAY BE DUE TO THE BREAKDOWN OF THE SPII A/T FLUID, CREATING A TORQUE CONVERTER DAMPER CLUTCH SHUDDER.

Bulletin Number: TSB0133A001
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A CREAKING, POPPING OR METALLIC CLANGING MOISE INTHE FRONT SUSPENSION. *JB

Bulletin Number: TSB0142A008
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A MUSTY ODOR IN THE DOOR WINDOW AREA. THIS CONDITION IS DUE TO TRAPPED MOISTURE IN THE DOOR SILL CONTAMINATING THE DOOR BELT MOULDING. NEW INNER AND OUTER BELTLINE MOULDINGS MADE OF IMPROVED MATERIAL ARE AV

Bulletin Number: TSB0211002
INFORMATION ON CRANKSHAFT IDENTIFICATION MARKS - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0213014
SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL TANK DIFFERENTIALPRESSURE SENSOR - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0214001
CUSTOMER MAY REPORT VARIOUS COOLING RELATED ISSUES SUCH AS OVERHEATING, LOW RADIATOR COOLANT LEVEL, POOR HEATER PERFORMANCE, A GURGLING SOUND FROM THE COOLING SYSTEM. THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS PROCEDURES TO CORRECT VARIOUS POTENTIAL CONDITION

Bulletin Number: TSB0223003
THIS BULLETIN REVISES THE TIGHTENING TORQUE VALUES FOR THE TRANSMISSION OUTPUT SHAFT RETAIN BOLTS AND THE TRANSMISSION OIL PUMP MOUNTING BOLTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0233001
SUBJECT REGARDING BALL JOINT END PLAY CHECK PROCEDURES - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0242A008
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE DOOR WINDOW GLASS MAY BE OUT OF ALIGNMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0255001
SUBJECT REGARDING DELETION OF AIR CONDITIONER DRAIN HOUSE - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB-19-00-008
This is a Technical Service Bulletin sent to dealers. This bulletin supersedes TSB-18-00-003, issued April, 2018, to add updated information for Carrying Capacity Reduced Label.

Bulletin Number: TSB9900003
INFORMATION ON PDI PROCEDURES CONCERNING THE NEW IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM FEATURE ON CERTAIN 2000 MODEL YEAR MITSUBISHI VEHICLES. * MJS

Bulletin Number: TSB9900003R
THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS ADDITIONAL PDI PROCEDURES AND SERVICE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ANTI-THEFT ENGINE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM WITH SECURITY KEYS. *TT

Bulletin Number: TT237
This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.


2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER:

Bulletin Number: 011001
INFORMATION ON CENTER DISPLAY MAY GO BLANK WHEN THE AUDIO SYSTEM IS IN USE. * JB

Bulletin Number: 0255002
SUBJECT REGARDING CORRECTED AIR CONDITIONER MAGNETIC CLUTCH SERVICE PROCEDURES. *JG

Bulletin Number: 0355006R
AIR CONDITIONING REFRIGERANT PIPE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0355008
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MOT

Bulletin Number: 0355008R
DEBRIS (SUCH AS LEAVES, ETC.) ENTERING THE FRONT COWL AREA MAY CLOG THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING DRAIN TUBE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE EVAPORATOR HOUSING MAY FILL UP WITH CONDENSATION AND OVERFLOW INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, AND INTO THE BLOWER MO

Bulletin Number: 0617001
CRUISE CONTROL SYSTEM CHECKS - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 137
REPROGRAMMING THE PCM DRIVABILITY OR SENSITIVITY ISSUES CAN BE CORRECTED. *KB

Bulletin Number: 220502
SUBJECT REGARDING WHEEL INVESTIGATION. *JG

Bulletin Number: 35B
TECH TALK INFORMATION ON TROUBLESHOOTING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 41-48 ABS SOLENOID VALVE CIRCUIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
TECH TALKS DOOR ODOR UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
BRIEF INFORMATION FROM TECH TALK REGARDING MMSA'S INVESTIGATION OF INOPERATIVE / STUCK SHUT DOOR WINDOWS IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 42
TECH TALK REGARDING WINDOW SQUEAL - WHEN OPERATING THE WINDOW, THERE MAY BE A SQUEALING OR SQUAWKING NOISE AS THE GLASS RUBS AGAINST THE INNER BELTLINE MOLDING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 52B
TECH TALK SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRINT SYSTEM (SRS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) UPDATE - SRS SYSTEM DTC 72, 74, 82 OR 84 SIDE AIRBAG (FRONT SEAT BACK) CIRCUIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 52B
SUBJECT REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 66
BRIEF INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 66
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A KNOCKING NOISE OR FLOORBOARD VIBRATION AT THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WHEN DRIVING OVER PARKING LOT SPEEDS BUMPS AT 10-15 MPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 67
BRIEF INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING MUSTY ODOR AT THE DOOR WINDOW AFTER A RAIN OR AFTER GOING THROUGH A CAR WASH. *JB

Bulletin Number: 67
SUBJECT REGARDING POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 67
INFORMATION REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *JB

Bulletin Number: 73
INFORMATION ON THE CENTER DISPLAY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 78
SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR GLASS ADJUSTMENT TO PREVENT WIND AND WATER LEAKS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
SUBJECT REGARDING CENTER DISPLAY UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF HARD OR NOTCHY SHIFT QUALITY OR A SLIGHT JUDDER DURING THE FIRST FEW SHIFTS ON COLD MORNINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 80
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUTCH COVER (PRESSURE PLATE) REMOVAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8113
SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0401. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8121
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A SLIGHT RATTLE FROM THE CLUTCH/TRANSAXLE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8121
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF HARD OR NOTCHY SHIFT QUALITY, OR A SLIGHT JUDDER DURING THE FIRST FEW SHIFTS ON COLD MORNINGS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 8122
SUBJECT REGARDING CLUTCH/MANUAL TRANSAXLE RATTLE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 83
VEHICLE TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION RATTLE NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 84
VEHICLE TECHNICAL INFORMATION REGARDING REAR SUSPENSION RATTLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 85
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING A RATTLING NOISE HEARD FROM REAR SUSPENSION OF VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 88
HEATED DOOR MIRROR STICKERS. MITSUBISHI MOTORS TECH TALK. VOL. 88. NOV. 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 89
WATER LEAK AT DELTA SASH/SIDE MIRROR. *TT

Bulletin Number: MEDICUpdate517
This is a message sent to dealers, to inform them that an update for MEDIC will be available.

Bulletin Number: SR01009
INFORMATION REGARDING POWER STEERING OIL FEED TUBE.*JB

Bulletin Number: TSB0117004
SUBJECT REGARDING CRUISE CONTROL TROUBLESHOOTING - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0211002
INFORMATION ON CRANKSHAFT IDENTIFICATION MARKS - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0213014
SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL TANK DIFFERENTIALPRESSURE SENSOR - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB0255001
SUBJECT REGARDING DELETION OF AIR CONDITIONER DRAIN HOUSE - SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB-19-00-008
This is a Technical Service Bulletin sent to dealers. This bulletin supersedes TSB-18-00-003, issued April, 2018, to add updated information for Carrying Capacity Reduced Label.

Bulletin Number: TT237
This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.


2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE:

Bulletin Number: 05012004
HOT RESTART FUEL PUMP NOISE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 07012004
INTERMITTENT ROUGH IDLE ENGINE STOPS. *EH

Bulletin Number: 09012002
BUZZ RATTLE AT REAR FLOOR. *EH

Bulletin Number: 09012002
M/T BINDING IN REVERSE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 09012004
WATER ON PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR. *EH

Bulletin Number: 10012002
WATER LEAK AT DELTA SASH SIDE MIRROR. *EH

 
Recalls for 2000 Mitsubishi Galant 3dr Cpe GT Sportronic w/Premium Pkg
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V295001
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 03/25/1999 - 07/05/2000
Potential Units Affected: 25803
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V428000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/1999 - 09/30/2003
Potential Units Affected: 100432
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V305001
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 10/01/1999
Potential Units Affected: 98817
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COLUMN SWITCH LEVERS CAN BECOME LOOSE OR BREAK OVER TIME.
Consequence:
LOOSENING OR CRACKING OF THE LEVERS CAN CAUSE DIRECTIONAL LAMPS THAT DO NOT SELF-CANCEL OR OPERATE, HEAD LAMPS THAT DO NOT TURN OFF, WINDSHIELD WASHERS THAT OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY AND/OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS THAT DO NOT OPERATE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED SWITCH.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V305001
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 10/01/1999
Potential Units Affected: 98817
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COLUMN SWITCH LEVERS CAN BECOME LOOSE OR BREAK OVER TIME.
Consequence:
LOOSENING OR CRACKING OF THE LEVERS CAN CAUSE DIRECTIONAL LAMPS THAT DO NOT SELF-CANCEL OR OPERATE, HEAD LAMPS THAT DO NOT TURN OFF, WINDSHIELD WASHERS THAT OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY AND/OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS THAT DO NOT OPERATE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED SWITCH.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V011001
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 01/31/2001
Potential Units Affected: 277227
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V225001
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 01/01/2000 - 06/24/2000
Potential Units Affected: 228294
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A NUT IN THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED, RESULTING IN SYMPTOMS RANGING FROM STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION TO STIFF STEERING, AND IN THE WORST CASE, NO ABILITY TO TURN LEFT.
Consequence:
A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY IF A LOOSE NUT CONNECTION IS FOUND.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V333001
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 11/30/1999
Potential Units Affected: 19179
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES AND FEDERAL EMISSION EQUIPMENT. THE BATTERY CABLE HARNESS CAN BECOME HEAT DAMAGED BY THE FRONT EXHAUST MANIFOLD WHICH COULD CAUSE GROUNDED CIRCUITS.
Consequence:
THIS CIRCUIT FAILURE COULD CAUSE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TO OCCUR: (1) THE ENGINE WILL NOT START BECAUSE THE MAIN FUSE WILL BLOW IF THE POWER LEAD IS GROUNDED; (2) THE LOW OIL PRESSURE WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE IF THE SIGNAL WIRE IS GROUNDED; (3) THE AIRCONDITIONING SYSTEM WILL BECOME INOPERATIVE IF THE LEAD TO THE MAGNETIC CLUTCH IS GROUNDED; AND (4) THE TURN SIGNAL/HAZARD LAMPS WILL BECOME INOPERATIVE IF THE VOLTAGE MONITOR LEAD IS GROUNDED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND DISCARD A METAL MANIFOLD BRACKET (FROM GALANT MODELS ONLY - ECLIPSE HAS NO SUCH BRACKET). DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE HARNESS. IF THE HARNESS WIRES SHOW NO DAMAGE, THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A HEAT INSULATOR ALONG WITH HEAT RESISTANT HARNESS CLIPS. IF THE HARNESS WIRES DO SHOW DAMAGE, THE DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HARNESS WITH PREINSTALLED INTEGRAL HEAT PROTECTION.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V338000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 04/05/1999 - 12/17/2004
Potential Units Affected: 443442
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V305001
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI AMERICA
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 10/01/1999
Potential Units Affected: 98817
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COLUMN SWITCH LEVERS CAN BECOME LOOSE OR BREAK OVER TIME.
Consequence:
LOOSENING OR CRACKING OF THE LEVERS CAN CAUSE DIRECTIONAL LAMPS THAT DO NOT SELF-CANCEL OR OPERATE, HEAD LAMPS THAT DO NOT TURN OFF, WINDSHIELD WASHERS THAT OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY AND/OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS THAT DO NOT OPERATE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED SWITCH.
2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V428000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/2000 - 08/31/2004
Potential Units Affected: 100432
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V305002
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 10/01/1999
Potential Units Affected: 2543
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COLUMN SWITCH LEVERS CAN BECOME LOOSE OR BREAK OVER TIME.
Consequence:
LOOSENING OR CRACKING OF THE LEVERS CAN CAUSE DIRECTIONAL LAMPS THAT DO NOT SELF-CANCEL OR OPERATE, HEAD LAMPS THAT DO NOT TURN OFF, WINDSHIELD WASHERS THAT OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY AND/OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS THAT DO NOT OPERATE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED SWITCH.
2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V305002
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 10/01/1999
Potential Units Affected: 2543
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE COLUMN SWITCH LEVERS CAN BECOME LOOSE OR BREAK OVER TIME.
Consequence:
LOOSENING OR CRACKING OF THE LEVERS CAN CAUSE DIRECTIONAL LAMPS THAT DO NOT SELF-CANCEL OR OPERATE, HEAD LAMPS THAT DO NOT TURN OFF, WINDSHIELD WASHERS THAT OPERATE CONTINUOUSLY AND/OR WINDSHIELD WIPERS THAT DO NOT OPERATE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED SWITCH.
2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V333002
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1999 - 11/30/1999
Potential Units Affected: 532
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES AND FEDERAL EMISSION EQUIPMENT. THE BATTERY CABLE HARNESS CAN BECOME HEAT DAMAGED BY THE FRONT EXHAUST MANIFOLD WHICH COULD CAUSE GROUNDED CIRCUITS.
Consequence:
THIS CIRCUIT FAILURE COULD CAUSE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TO OCCUR: (1) THE ENGINE WILL NOT START BECAUSE THE MAIN FUSE WILL BLOW IF THE POWER LEAD IS GROUNDED; (2) THE LOW OIL PRESSURE WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE IF THE SIGNAL WIRE IS GROUNDED; (3) THE AIRCONDITIONING SYSTEM WILL BECOME INOPERATIVE IF THE LEAD TO THE MAGNETIC CLUTCH IS GROUNDED; AND (4) THE TURN SIGNAL/HAZARD LAMPS WILL BECOME INOPERATIVE IF THE VOLTAGE MONITOR LEAD IS GROUNDED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND DISCARD A METAL MANIFOLD BRACKET (FROM GALANT MODELS ONLY - ECLIPSE HAS NO SUCH BRACKET). DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT THE HARNESS. IF THE HARNESS WIRES SHOW NO DAMAGE, THE DEALER WILL INSTALL A HEAT INSULATOR ALONG WITH HEAT RESISTANT HARNESS CLIPS. IF THE HARNESS WIRES DO SHOW DAMAGE, THE DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HARNESS WITH PREINSTALLED INTEGRAL HEAT PROTECTION.
2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V295002
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 03/25/1999 - 07/05/2000
Potential Units Affected: 87
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
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.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING TUBE WITH ONE HAVING A NEW ROUTING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 15, 2002. 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 1-787-251-8715.
2000 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN ECLIPSE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V225003
Component: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/2000 - 06/24/2000
Potential Units Affected: 2996
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A NUT IN THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED, RESULTING IN SYMPTOMS RANGING FROM STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION TO STIFF STEERING, AND IN THE WORST CASE, NO ABILITY TO TURN LEFT.
Consequence:
A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY IF A LOOSE NUT CONNECTION IS FOUND.
 






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