1992 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE

Report Date:
April 18, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V063001
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary:
EXCESS LUBRICATION CAN CAUSE THE RUBBER DOOR LATCH SWITCH COVER TO DEFORM, AND THE DOOR LATCH SWITCH TO MALFUNCTION, SO THAT THE SHOULDER BELT ANCHORAGE WOULD REMAIN AT THE A-PILLAR WHEN THE DOOR WAS CLOSED.

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DOOR LATCH SWITCH.