Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited—Mitsubishi Colt 11MY CVT and Mitsubishi Colt 11MY M/T

Identifying features

Affected vehicles are within the following VIN ranges:
11MY Colt CVT: JMFXTZ23ABZ000234 ~ JMFXTZ23ABZ001624
11MY Colt M/T: JMFXNZ23ABZ000143 ~ JMFXNZ23ABZ000578

What are the defects?

There is a defect in the electronic power steering gearbox in certain 11MY Colt vehicles. Due to improper crimping of the terminal connection between the steering force torque sensor and the wiring harness a continuity failure may occur.

What are the hazards?

This defect may cause the warning lamp to illuminate and power-assist function of steering to stop, requiring increased steering effort. This may create an injury hazard to car occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Mitsubishi Motors Australia will contact all known owners by mail as soon as possible and advise them to present their vehicle to a Mitsubishi dealer for rectification.
Consumers who require further information should contact Mitsubishi Motors Australia on 1300 131211.

Traders who sold this product

Mitsubishi Motors Australia and authorised dealers

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
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