1985 MITSUBISHI GALANT

Report Date:
September 19, 1988
Campaign Number:
88E023000
Component:
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Summary:
HEAT SHIELD WAS INSTALLED ON LOWER SIDE OF MUFFLER INSTEAD OF THE UPPER SIDE.

Consequence Summary:
THE HEAT SHIELD ASSISTS IN DISSIPATION OF HEAT FROM THEUPPER PORTION OF THE MUFFLER. WITHOUT THE HEAT SHIELD, THE MUFFLER MIGHTCONTACT THE TRUNK OF THE CAR, DAMAGING THE CONTENTS.

Corrective Summary:
A HEAT SHIELD WILL BE INSTALLED ON THE UPPER PORTION OF THE MUFFLER.