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Mitsubishi Fuso Recall

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
MITSUBISHI FUSO / FE83D 2005-2010
MITSUBISHI FUSO / FE84D 2005-2010
MITSUBISHI FUSO / FE85D 2005-2010
MITSUBISHI FUSO / FG84D 2005-2010

Manufacturer:
MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCK OF AMERICA, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: NOV 13, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V449000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component:
EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected: 16384
Summary:

 MITSUBISHI FUSO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 THROUGH 2010 FE83D, FE84D, FE85D AND FG84D VEHICLES. THE WEATHER RESISTANCE PROPERTIES OF THE AIR INTAKE DUCT RUBBER CUSHIONS IS INSUFFICIENT. DURING NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION, THE RUBBER CUSHIONS DETERIORATE AND CRACK, CAUSING ABNORMAL NOISE.
Consequence:

 ALL OF THE RUBBER CUSHIONS COULD CRACK, ALLOWING THE AIR INTAKE DUCT TO FALL OFF OF THE TRUCK INCREASING THE RISK OF CRASH.
Remedy:

 DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL OF THE AIR INTAKE DUCT RUBBER CUSHIONS WITH COMPONENTS MANUFACTURED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

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