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1998 Mitsubishi Truck Montero 4dr 4WD Auto

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Height-adjustable front shoulder belts
  • Front/rear passenger assist grips
  • Driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side-impact door beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 1998 Mitsubishi Truck Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Not
Tested
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Tested
1Not TestedNot
Tested
1998 Mitsubishi Galant 4432Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1998 Mitsubishi Truck Galant 4dr 4WD Auto
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 1998 Mitsubishi Truck Galant 4dr 4WD Auto
1998 MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN MONTERO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V311002
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacture Dates: 01/01/1991 - 03/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 61068
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. 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.
Action to take:
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.
 
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