Mitsubishi—CJ model Lancer vehicles—inspect/replace tyres

Identifying features

Affected vehicles are between the following VIN ranges:

JMFLMCX4AAU000216 and JMFLMCX4AAU000285
JMFLNCX5AAU000339 and JMFLNCX5AAU000402
JMFLTCX5AAU000367 and JMFLTCX5AAU000447
JFMSMCY4AAU000373 and JFMSMCY4AAU000530
JMFSNCY5AAU000572 and JMFSNCY5AAU000791
JMFSTCY5AAU000685 and JMFSTCY5AAU0001094

What are the defects?

A production condition during the wheel and tyre assembly process may have resulted in a tear in the tyre sidewall.

What are the hazards?

Operation of the vehicle with the tyre in this condition may lead to a loss of air pressure.

What should consumers do?

Mitsubishi will be contacting all owners via direct mail on 19 MAy 2010 requesting you contact your local Mitsubishi dealer for inspection of vehicle tyres and replacement of affected units.

Supplier
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category