Mitsubishi Fuso Fe640 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Fe640 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-05-19 due to a problem with the automatic transmission. Approximately 15549 vehicles were involved. Since 1996, Fe640's have experienced approximately 7 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine and engine cooling, floor shift, linkage and cable. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Mitsubishi Fuso Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Mitsubishi Fuso Fe640
|2004-12-03||(Published by NHTSA on 2004-12-03)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE CABLE END OF THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE, WHERE IT ATTACHES TO THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER, IS DESIGNED IMPROPERLY. REPEATED NORMAL PARKING BRAKE OPERATION MAY CAUSE THE CABLE END TO BECOME IMPROPERLY SEATED IN THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER GROOVE.|
|Hazard:||IN THIS CONDITION, THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE MAY BEND AND BREAK DUE TO FATIGUE. THE PARKING BRAKE MAY BECOME INOPERATIVE AND THE TRUCK MAY ROLL AND CAUSE A CRASH, PROPERTY AND PERSONAL INJURIES.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE FOR BENDING OR DAMAGE AT THE CABLE END AND INSTALL A MODIFIED PARKING BRAKE CABLE ASSEMBLY IF THE CABLE IS BENT OR DAMAGED AT THE CABLE END. IF NO BENDING OR DAMAGE EXISTS, DEALERS WILL INSTALL A CABLE RETAINER ON THE CABLE END OF THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 13, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI FUSO AT 1-877-711-0707.|
|Additional Info:||MITSUBISHI FUSO RECALL NO. C0021610.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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