MITSUBISHI FG639 2001: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : FG639 Year : 2001
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09E010000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-04-15 Date Received by ODI: 2009-03-30 Date Added to Database: 2009-03-30
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: C1003910
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 156
Summary:
      MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCK OF AMERICA "MFTA" IS RECALLING 156 HALOGEN SEALED BEAM HIGH BEAM HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD BETWEEN OCTOBER 24, 2007 AND DECEMBER 2, 2008 FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR CERTAIN MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCKS. THESE LAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE SAE STANDARDS OR RECOMMENDED PRACTICES REFERENCED IN TABLE I OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
      THE PURPOSE OF THIS STANDARD IS TO REDUCE DEATHS AND INJURIES FROM MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES BY PROVIDING ADEQUATE ILLUMINATION OF THE ROADWAY.
Remedy:
      MFTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MFTA AT 1-856-467-4500.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      MFTA'S RECALL NO. C1003910.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .