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Mitsubishi Fuso Fec72 Recalls

There have been 7 recalls on Fec72 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-02-29 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-03-18, was due to a problem with the crankcase (pcv). Approximately 853 vehicles were involved. Since 2012, Fec72's have experienced approximately 11 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine, automatic transmission, cooling unit and lines, parking brake and buckle assembly. 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.

Recalled Mitsubishi Fuso Fec72 vehicles

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2016-02-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-03-18)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92 trucks manufactured February 4, 2011, to March 31, 2015, and 2012-2015 FGB72 trucks manufactured June 22, 2011, to April 8, 2014. The affected vehicles are equipped with an optional cold weather PVC heater kit. In these vehicles, the PVC pipe heater wiring may chafe on a metal clamp possibly resulting in the wire short circuiting.
Hazard: A short circuit increases the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PVC pipe heater, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may call MFTA customer service at 1-877-711-0707. MFTA's number for this recall is C1008310.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V116000
   
2015-12-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-01-07)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, and FGB72 trucks manufactured April 8, 2011, to July 22, 2014. The affected vehicles have a fuel return hose that may deteriorate due to being exposed to chemicals or lubricants, causing the hose to swell and detach.
Hazard: If the fuel hose detaches a fuel leak may result, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel return hose, replacing it with an improved hose, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may call MFTA customer service at 1-877-711-0707. MFTA's number for this recall is C1008210.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V850000
   
2015-08-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-09-05)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 FEC52 vehicles manufactured February 3, 2011, to March 31, 2015 and 2012-2014 FEC72 and FEC92 vehicles manufactured February 3, 2011, to January 9, 2013. The affected vehicles have brake pad shims that may rust or corrode after exposure to snow and ice melting chemicals that have been applied to roadways.
Hazard: Rust or corrosion will result in swelling of the shims causing an increased brake pedal stroke. The extra brake travel may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will replace any steel brake pad shims with stainless steel shims, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. MFTA's number for this recall is C1008010.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V504000
   
2015-04-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2015-04-18)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 FEC72 vehicles manufactured November 8, 2013, to January 28, 2014, and 2012-2015 FEC92 vehicles manufactured April 22, 2011, to February 1, 2014. On the affected vehicles, the lower engine timing chain bolt may have been insufficiently tightened during assembly.
Hazard: A timing chain bolt that was not properly tightened may result in an engine oil leak, possibly causing the engine to seize, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the lower engine timing chain bolt to the proper torque, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. MFTA's number for this recall C1007710.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=15V195000
   
2014-09-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-11-14)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (Mitsubishi Fuso) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, and FGB72 trucks manufactured April 8, 2011, to April 18, 2014. The automatic transmission fluid (ATF) oil cooler hose may burst.
Hazard: If the hose bursts, the ATF would leak out. Once a significant amount of fluid is lost, the transmission may become inoperative, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Mitsubishi Fuso will notify owners, and dealers will replace any affected ATF oil cooler hoses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late November 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi Fuso customer service at 1-877-711-0707. Mitsubishi Fuso's number for this recall is C1007010.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V605000
   
2014-02-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-03-05)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (Mitsubishi Fuso) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92 and FGB72 trucks. In the affected vehicles, the transmission may not have been cleaned sufficiently during manufacturing, allowing debris to contaminate the automatic transmission fluid (ATF).
Hazard: Contaminated ATF may cause the transmission to become inoperative resulting in engine stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Mitsubishi Fuso will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission, flush the system twice and refill it with new ATF or replace the transmission assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi Fuso at 1-856-467-4500.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V046000
   
2013-09-24 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-09-28)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, and FGB72 trucks. The transmission oil cooler hoses may leak transmission fluid (ATF) due to being secured with hose clamps that have an insufficient clamping force.
Hazard: Leaking transmission fluid may prevent the transmission from shifting, rendering the transmission inoperative, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hose clamps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2013. Owners may contact Mitsubishi Fuso at 1-856-467-4500. Mitsubishi's recall number is C1006410.
Additional Info: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V421000
   
2012-11-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-11-09)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, and FGB72 trucks; manufactured from April 8, 2011, through October 16, 2012. The parking brake cable nut may have been insufficiently tightened during assembly. As a result, the parking brake cable could loosen with each operation of the parking brake.
Hazard: Continued use of the parking brake could result in the inability for it to hold the vehicle stationary. This may lead to a truck rollaway increasing the risk of pedestrian injury or a vehicle crash.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the parking brake nut, free of charge. The safety recall began on December 19, 2012. Owners may contact MFTA at 1-856-467-4500.
Additional Info: MFTA's recall campaign number is C1005810.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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V534000
   
2012-11-06 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-11-06)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92, and FGB72 trucks. The fuel line may disconnect from the fuel filter head due to an improperly machined connector.
Hazard: As the fuel line loosens and detaches it may leak fuel. Leaking fuel in the presence of an ignition source such as high temperature components may increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the affected fuel filter head, free of charge. The safety recall began on December 19, 2012. Owners may contact MFTA at 1-856-467-4500.
Additional Info: MFTA's recall campaign number is C1005710.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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V524000
   
2012-08-31 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-31)
Recall Summary: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) is recalling certain model year 2012 FGB72 and model year 2012-2013 FEC52, FEC72, FEC92 trucks. The low pressure fuel return hose and filter may have been improperly routed at the hose clamp near the filter. This could allow the fuel hose to slip off of the filter, causing a fuel leak.
Hazard: Leaking fuel in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy: MFTA will notify owners, and dealers will correct the hose and filter routing and add a clip to the fuel return hose, free of charge. The safety recall began on October 19, 2012. Owners may contact MFTA at 1-856-467-4500.
Additional Info: MFTA's recall campaign number is C1005410.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 www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V424000
   
2012-02-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-02-16)
Recall Summary: MITSUBISHI FUSO (MFTA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 FEC52, FEC72, AND FEC92 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 10, 2011, THROUGH APRIL 8, 2011, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208 ¿OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.¿ DURING ASSEMBLY, INCORRECT PASSENGER¿S SIDE SEAT BELT BUCKLES WERE INSTALLED. THE PASSENGER¿S SIDE SEAT BELT TONGUE WILL NOT ENGAGE ITS BUCKLE CORRECTLY.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE TO ENGAGE CORRECTLY INCREASES THE RISK OF PASSENGER INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy: MFTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER¿S SIDE SEAT BELT BUCKLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MFTA AT 1-856-467-4500.
Additional Info: MFTA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS C1005110. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V058000
   
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