Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC), attuned with the directive of its principal, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in Japan, will conduct a safety inspection campaign on selected units of Lancer, Lancer Evolution IX, Fuzion, L200, Strada, and Pajero models.
For the Lancer, Lancer Evolution IX, Fuzion, L200, and Strada, the affected units may have defective airbag inflators while for the Pajero, the airbag inflator propellant (ammonium nitrate) may deteriorate after being subject to humid weather for an extended period of time.
To date, MMPC says there have been no reported airbag failure in the country, but they have done this proactive measure to ensure the safety of their customers, especially those who own the affected vehicles.
The inspection and/or replacement procedure of the affected airbag inflator may take about two (2) hours at the most and shall be free of charge.
Tthere will be Vehicle Identification Number or VIN checking procedure for those potentially affected units, the links to which can be accessed below.
- Lancer Evolution IX Model Year 2009 – 2010
- Lancer Model Year 2006 – 2009
- Fuzion Model Year 2005 – 2008
- L200 Model Year 2007 – 2014
- Strada Model Year 2007 – 2014
- Pajero Model Year 2007 – 2016
All authorized Mitsubishi Motors Service Centers nationwide are also capable and ready to attend to any related customers’ inquiry and concerns.