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"Recall Alerts"

11-26-2001

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall of 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse and Galant
  2. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall of 2001 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glides


(1) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL OF 2001 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE AND GALANT

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse and Galant.

The defect is on certain passenger vehicles built with V6 engines, the power steering fluid feed tube can come in contact with an exhaust manifold mounted heat shield, causing a hole to be worn through the power steering pipe and allowing fluid to leak. Leaking power steering fluid can result in a fire.

Owners should contact Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Recall No. is 01V295001. The Mitsubishi Recall No. 00XSND0128.

The NHTSA release can be viewed at http://www.safetyalerts.com/recall/a/014/v1062.htm


(2) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL OF 2001 HARLEY-DAVIDSON DYNA GLIDES

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting 2001 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glides manufactured between July 2000- July 2001.

The defect is on certain motorcycles which were built with a fuel hose that could come off the carburetor. Should this occur, fuel could spill. In the presence of an ignition source, this could result in a fire.

Owners should contact Harley-Davidson at 1-414-342-4680. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Recall No. is 01V278. The Harley-Davidson Recall No. is 0104.

The NHTSA release can be viewed at http://www.safetyalerts.com/recall/a/014/v1056.htm.

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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