Tuesday, January 26

Mitsubishi to Recall Vehicles in China Due to Brake Issue

Source: Shine post

SHANGHAI – Mitsubishi Motors Sales (China) Co., Ltd. and GAC Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd. will recall 3,692 vehicles from the Chinese market due to a potential safety hazard in the rear parking brake, according to China’s top-quality watchdog.

The recall, set to begin on December 10, involves 3,662 imported Outlander vehicles manufactured between January 29, 2016 and May 24, 2016, and 30 domestically made Outlander vehicles, said the statement on the Website of the State Administration for Market Regulation.

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Water can get into the brake caliper of the affected vehicles, causing a shaft to corrode. If that happens, the parking brake may fail to fully engage, causing the vehicle to slide when parked. The auto companies promised to replace defective rear parking calipers free of charge

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