2001 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER Recall - Recall ID 43475

2001 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 00V299001 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: MITSUBISHI 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: ECLIPSE SPYDER 
Model Year: 2001 
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Mfg Component Desc: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: MITSUBISHI AMERICA 
Manufacture Dates: 05-03-00 through 07-24-00 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 6,037 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 11-20-00 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Report Recieved Date:  
Record Creation Date: 10-19-00 
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Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HARNESS FOR THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH A NEW PROTECTIVE SHIELD CAUSING A GROUNDED CIRCUIT. 
Consequence Summary: PROLONGED WIRING HARNESS CONTACT WITH THE HEAT SHIELD WILL CAUSE THE WIRING INSULATION TO WEAR AND EVENTUALLY TO GROUND OUT. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO DIE-OUT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR HARNESS. 
Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2000. 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. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2001 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER Recall - Recall ID 43475 for MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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