An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Air Bags — Passenger Side Frontal

Date Announced
DEC 08, 2017
Vehicles Affected
144
Mitsubishi Recall #
SR-17-008
NHTSA Campaign #
17V793000
Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling all 2016-2017 i-MiEV vehicles, equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Actions
MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on December 15, 2017. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-17-008.
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