2003 MITSUBISHI GALANT Recall - Recall ID 46978

2003 MITSUBISHI GALANT Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V442000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: MITSUBISHI 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: GALANT 
Model Year: 2003 
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Mfg Component Desc: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP 
Mfg Involved in Recall: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Manufacture Dates: 06-11-03 through 08-26-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 17,087 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-03-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 
Report Recieved Date: 11-04-03 
Record Creation Date: 11-05-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL RETURN LINE HOSE FITTING ON THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP MAY BE RESTRICTED, CAUSING EXCESSIVE FUEL PRESSURE TO BUILD UP IN THE FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM. EXCESSIVE FUEL PRESSURE MAY RESULT IN A LEAK IN THE FUEL RETURN HOSE. 
Consequence Summary: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL PUMP PRESSURE. THOSE VEHICLES EXHIBITING HIGHER THAN NORMAL FUEL PUMP PRESSURE WILL RECEIVE FUEL PUMP MODIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN DECEMBER 3, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037 OR MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-800-981-0452. 
Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN 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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2003 MITSUBISHI GALANT Recall - Recall ID 46978 for MITSUBISHI GALANT FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

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