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Mitsubishi Montero Sport Recalled

Mitsubishi Motor Sales, America

Models: Mitsubishi Montero Sport Years: 1999-2001

Number Involved: 19,000

Dates of Manufacture: June 1998 - January 2001

Noncompliance: These sport utility vehicles equipped with 3.5-liter engines have brake vacuum hoses that do not comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 106, ABrake Hoses.@ Failure of the vacuum hose can result in a loss of power assist to the brakes and increase stopping distances.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the vacuum hose. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule.

[NHTSA Recall No. 01V027]