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Mitsubishi Lancer (2003 – 2008)

Published on 22. 12. 2018
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Problem description:

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may degrade over time. In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the driver.

The vehicles affected were manufactured from June 2003 to December 2008.

Company recall code: R30358 (18-031-SR)

Source: Rapex Alert 51/2018 A12/1968/18

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Type of alert
Make Mitsubishi
Model Lancer
Production period VI. 2003 - XII. 2008
Risk 1
Type/number of model Lancer (CS0A, CS0W, CT9A); Model year: 2004 to 2007; EC-type approval number: e1*2001/116*0233*00; e1*2001/116*0259*00;
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2018-12-21 14:13:04

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Mitsubishi dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle's history

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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