Oil Cooler Hose in Mitsubishi Lancer Diesel Sedan passenger car

Recall published
2006-10-16
Brand
Product title
Oil Cooler Hose in Mitsubishi Lancer Diesel Sedan passenger car
Product description
The recall concerns vehicles with production year 1993.
Risk
Due to the improper design of the oil cooler hose, the clearance between towing hook and the engine oil cooler hose is not sufficient. This could lead to possible damage of the engine oil cooler hose and the engine oil cooler itself, resulting in insufficient cooling of the engine oil. The above condition may cause insufficient lubrication of the diesel engine, with possible damage to the engine and loss of control of the vehicle.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
0682/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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