L400 airbag recall

Mitsubishi Delica L400 production commenced in 1994 -- After much anticipation, the L400 arrived on Canadian Soil in 2009!
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L400 airbag recall

Post by poochike »

Found this on the Aussie forum.....

Update

MMC has filed documents with the relevant authority in Japan concerning Recall number 4659 - Airbag device (inflator) announced on 30 Jan 2020. These documents provide notification that the formal start date for this recall is: 17 Mar 2020.

A revised list of affected vehicles has been provided and this includes the following particulars for Delica models:

E-PA4W,GF-PA4W PA4W-0200207 ~ PA4W-0500415 June 21, 1996 to July 30, 1999 313
KD-PA5W PA5W-0200202 ~ PA5W-0400557 June 19, 1996 to May 31, 1999 142
GF-PB4W PB4W-0000205 ~ PB4W-0000205 July 17, 1999 to July 17, 1999 1
KD-PB5W PB5W-0200221 ~ PB5W-0400254 August 27, 1996 to May 28, 1999 14
E-PB6W PB6W-0200209 ~ PB6W-0200242 August 5, 1996-March 24, 1997 6
GF-PC4W PC4W-0000217 ~ PC4W-0000230 June 22, 1999-July 22, 1999 3
KD-PC5W PC5W-0200206 ~ PC5W-0400389 June 21, 1996 to May 10, 1999 42
E-PD4W PD4W-0200210 ~ PD4W-0201791 June 21, 1996 to May 29, 1997 112
E-PF6W,GF-PF6W PF6W-0200207 ~ PF6W-0500218 June 21, 1996 to July 29, 1999 237

KD-PD8W,KH-PD8W PD8W-0200216 ~ PD8W-0500402 June 19, 1996-July 31, 1999 1,178

KD-PF8W,KH-PF8W PF8W-0200215 ~ PF8W-0500210 June 20, 1996 to July 21, 1999 258

Details of improvement measures
Replace the airbag inflator with a substitute as a preventive measure for all vehicles. As soon as the parts are ready, we will inform you again about the parts replacement.

Measures to inform automobile users and automobile disassembly and maintenance businesses
- Users: Notify by direct mail.
- Automobile dismantling and maintenance business: Posted in the magazine issued by Nisseiren.

- For vehicles that have undergone the improvement, a No.4659 sticker will be attached near the door striker at the driver's side door opening.

Refer: https://translate.google.com.a...a08_hh_003667.html&prev=search

Meanwhile, in crusherland (Australia), Mitsubishi is continuing with its buy-back program without any clear or consistent rationale as illustrated by the following post on the Pajero forum by an NL owner:



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L400 airbag recall

Post by jbourne »

Anything on this in Canada? I'm guessing no, but still, just curious.
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