Vehicles Affected: Approximately 26,000 model-year 2017-18 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 sedans
The Problem: The internal acceleration sensor in the supplemental restraint system’s electronic control unit may misinterpret vibrations, such as from poor road conditions or a flat tire, as a malfunction and disable all the vehicle’s airbags, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will reprogram the ECU software for free.
What Owners Should Do: Mitsubishi began notifying owners May 24. Owners can call the automaker at 888-648-7820, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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