1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

Available in 5 styles:  Montero Sport 4dr 4x2 ES shown
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Kelley Blue Book Retail
$1,550–$3,275

Est. MPG

17–22 city / 20–25 hwy


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Montero Sport

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Recall number: 00V311001
Recall date: 10/02/2000

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES: MIRAGE MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.5L ENGINES; MONTERO SPORT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES; AND MONTERO MODELS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES. THE BOLT SECURING THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY CAN BECOME LOOSE AND THE PULLEY COULD FALL OFF THE VEHICLE.

Consequence:

THE CONDITION CAN RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER STEERING ASSIST, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

ON THE MIRAGE VEHICLES, THE DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW, IMPROVED CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT ON THE OLDER ENGINES. ON NEW ENGINES WHICH ALREADY HAVE THE IMPROVED BOLT, THE DEALER WILL TIGHTEN THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT TO THE CORRECT TORQUE SPECIFICATION. ON THE MONTERO MODELS, DEALERS WILL TIGHTEN THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT TO THE CORRECT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS. IF THE BOLT IS DAMAGED, IT WILL BE REPLACED.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 10/31/2000.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1996 and 03/31/1999.


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