Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited — CH Lancer Sedan/Wagon and CY and CZ Lancer EVO Sedan MY2004-2007

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Mitsubishi CH Lancer Sedan/Wagon
Model Years 2004-2007

Mitsubishi CY Lancer Evo Sedan
Model Years 2004-2007

Mitsubishi CZ Lancer EVO Sedan
Model Years 2004-2007

Front passenger side airbag inflators
59 522 affected vehicles

Affected vehicles were manufactured from 11 June 2003 to 30 December 2008

This recall has been updated on 17 July 2019 to attach a VIN list
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

Reasons the product is recalled

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

The hazards to consumers

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What consumers should do

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Mitsubishi dealership or Mitsubishi head office directly via the website at to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Mitsubishi's VIN look-up tool or contact Mitsubishi on 1300 13 12 11 or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to

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Further information for consumers is available at:

Traders who sold this product

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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