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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Mitsubishi recalls Outlander SUV

The Mitsubishi Outlander has been recalled in India following a minor glitch in the fuel supply system of the car. Notably, the recall is on some models only and Hindustan Motors that has technical collaboration with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation of Japan has said in its recall that there is a defect detected in the Outlander SUV fuel pump of only some of the models. The company has recalled the Outlander SUVs built since 2008 in India. As part of the recall, the fuel pump and other fuel system will be checked and if there is a need, it will be replaced by Mitsubishi. The exact number of Outlander SUVs affected by the recall is still unclear.

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As per the media release, HM-Mitsubishi has asked all these Outlander SUV owners to take their SUVs to the authorized HM-Mitsubishi service centres to get the car checked and if needed to get the part replaced free of cost. This is not a major defect and the replacement will be quick so the SUV owners need not have to wait for long. Notably, Mitsubishi and HM which are the manufacturers of Hindustan Ambassador and other commercial vehicles have technical collaboration and HM shares some technology with the earlier.

 

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Notably, Mitsubishi has recently concluded a two–day Summer Camp for Mitsubishi cars from May 17 to May 19 and had earlier launched new Mitsubishi Montero with new features in mid April. It was in March end that the new Mitsubishi Outlander was launched at a starting price of Rs 20.55 lakh and in the same month new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport was launched at a price of 23.53 lakh. It is expected that it is one of the major recalls by the car maker as Outlanders since 2008 have been recalled.

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