Mitsubishi—Triton & Challenger 12MY 4WD Front Propeller Shaft Inspection

Identifying features

Recall Campaign number: 010068
Target: 584

12MY 4WD Triton VIN Range:
MMAENKB40BCD004656 ~ MMAJYKB40CD005060

12MY 4WD Challenger VIN range:
MMAGNKH40CF000658 ~ MMAGYKH40CF001048

What are the defects?

There is a possibility of improper welding on front propeller shafts manufactured prior to Friday, 25 November 2011, which may result in the weld failing. If the weld fails, the front propeller shaft may break, resulting in damage to the fuel pipe. Normal acceleration or deceleration of the vehicle may also be affected.

What are the hazards?

If damage occurs to the fuel pipe, fuel may leak and pose a fire hazard. In addition, decreased performance in acceleration and deceleration may pose an increased accident hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

As a precaution prior to inspection, please operate the vehicle in a conservative manner in 2WD mode where possible.

All owners of affected vehicles have been contacted by mail sent to their last known address. Owners are requested to contact the nearest Mitsubishi authorised service dealer at their earliest convenience to make an appointment to have your vehicle rectified.

If you do not have the dealer phone number available, please call 1300 13 12 11, select option 2 and enter the post code of your selling dealer to be re-directed to that dealer or your post code to be re-directed to the nearest dealer.

Owners who believe their vehicle is in the affected range and who have not received a letter by the 22nd November 2013 or require further information regarding this recall should call the Mitsubishi Customer Assistance Centre on 1300 13 12 11 and select option 4, then select option 2.

Supplier
Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited
Traders who sold this product

Mitsubishi vehicle dealerships

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

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