MITSUBISHI GALANT 2001: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : GALANT Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-07-06 - 2000-07-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V299003
Date Owner's Notified: 2000-09-26 Date Received by ODI: 2000-09-26 Date Added to Database: 2000-10-19
Manufacturers Involved: MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 135
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HARNESS FOR THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR COULD COME IN CONTACT WITH A NEW PROTECTIVE SHIELD CAUSING A GROUNDED CIRCUIT.
Consequence:
      PROLONGED WIRING HARNESS CONTACT WITH THE HEAT SHIELD WILL CAUSE THE WIRING INSULATION TO WEAR AND EVENTUALLY TO GROUND OUT. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO DIE-OUT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR HARNESS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALL VEHICLES WERE REPAIRED AT DEALERS BEFORE SELLING TO CONSUMERS.CAMPAIGN IS 100' COMPLETED.