2006-2007 Mitsubishi Raider Airbag Issue

06_RaiderXLS_02.jpg 2006 Mitsubishi Raider | Manufacturer image

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2006 Mitsubishi Raider (built May 18, 2005 – June 29, 2007)
  • 2007 Mitsubishi Raider (built May 18, 2005 – June 29, 2007)

The problem: The driver’s-side airbag inflator housing may rupture due to excessive internal pressure during normal airbag deployment. The condition is more likely to occur if the vehicle has been exposed to high levels of humidity for extended time periods. Should the inflator housing assembly rupture during deployment, vehicle occupants could be injured by metal fragments deployed with the airbag.

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace the driver’s-side airbag inflator with a new, updated part.

Warranty info: This action will be done free of charge under this service campaign.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Mitsubishi at 888-648-7820 or NHTSA at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB Number SC-14-005R.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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