2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

Recall Date Component Summary
September 1, 2004 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, ‘OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.’ THE BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REMOVABLE AIR BAG WARNING LABELS AFFIXED TO THE DASH AND TO THE SUNVISOR DO NOT MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

Remedy:

MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN WILL MAIL A CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION LETTER CONTAINING A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION AND A GRAPHIC OF THE BI-LINGUAL DASHBOARD AIR BAG WARNING LABEL. IN ADDITION, ALL CURRENT 2000-2004 NATIVA OWNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE REPLACEMENT AIR BAG ALERT LABELS FOR THE SUN VISORS. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH OR APRIL 2005. THE NOTIFICATION TO THE NATIVA OWNERS IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL OR MAY 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-787-251-8715.

July 6, 2004 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS FULL AND THE VEHICLE IS PARKED FACING FORWARD ON AN UPWARD SLOPE, THE FUEL TANK LEVELING VALVE MAY NOT MAINTAIN PROPER SEALING IN THE EVENT THE FUEL EXPANDS FROM A RISE IN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEVELING VALVE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037 OR MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-787-251-8715.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

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40 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10157346
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10881447
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10724898
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10715411
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10662222
SERVICE BRAKES | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10649213
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10621355
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10585588
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10556663
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10525110
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10496520
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10477373
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10433766
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10382546
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10365734
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 10343029
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10256903
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10235977
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10228163
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10196197
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10184274
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10174759
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10167605
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10164849
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10157346
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10154690
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10130868
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | TIRES
ODI Number: 10120243
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10118410
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10101312
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10095315
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10094148
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10080910
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW
ODI Number: 10081883
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10075816
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10057948
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10050896
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10048668
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10044205
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | INTERIOR LIGHTING | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10037616
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

59 Service Alerts for 2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

Date Description
November 1, 2012 020000 SUSPENSION

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November 1, 2012 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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November 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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November 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

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November 1, 2012 140000 AIR BAGS

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December 7, 2012 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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December 7, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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December 7, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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December 7, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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December 7, 2012 200000 WHEELS

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August 28, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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August 28, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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August 28, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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August 28, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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August 28, 2015 200000 WHEELS

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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January 29, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

This Technical Service Bulletin updates the door adjustment procedure in the Body Section of the applicable service manuals.

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November 26, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 29, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This TSB contains troubleshooting steps for diagnosis of various customer complaints relating to the audio system speakers in Mitsubishi vehicles equipped with original equipment audio components.

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March 5, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is an index of Tech Talk newsletter articles released in 2012.

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July 22, 2015 020000 SUSPENSION

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 22, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 22, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 22, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 22, 2015 220000 SEATS

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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March 5, 2013 010000 STEERING

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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March 5, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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March 5, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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March 5, 2013 200000 WHEELS

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 010000 STEERING

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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January 15, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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January 15, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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August 8, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is a Technical Information Notice sent to dealers, to inform them that MB991855V (12-13 Pin Reprogramming Adapter) is now available for purchase. To reprogram 2002 – 2006 Montero and 2003 – 2006 Outlander vehicles, MB991855 is necessar

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August 8, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This is a Technical Information Notice sent to dealers, to inform them that MB991855V (12-13 Pin Reprogramming Adapter) is now available for purchase. To reprogram 2002 – 2006 Montero and 2003 – 2006 Outlander vehicles, MB991855 is necessar

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July 30, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is a Technical Service Bulletin sent to dealers. This bulletin supersedes TSB-18-00-003, issued April, 2018, to add updated information for Carrying Capacity Reduced Label.

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February 27, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This is a message sent to dealers, to inform them that an update for MEDIC will be available.

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February 26, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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August 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ASTC CODE 35 OR 37. MITSUBISHI TECH TALK. *TT

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July 1, 2004 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TOOL SET & FLASHLIGHT DROPPED. *EH

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December 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

RV METER TEMPERATURE DISPLAY UPDATE. MITSUBISHI. TECH TALK. *TT

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October 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

RV METER TEMPERATURE DISPLAY. 8EH

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May 1, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

REPROGRAMMING THE PCM DRIVABILITY OR SENSITIVITY ISSUES CAN BE CORRECTED. *KB

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August 1, 2003 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

NOISE FROM FRONT WHEEL HUB BEARING – IMPROVEMENTS. *TT

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May 1, 2006 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

REAR AXLE SHAFT FLANGE COMING LOOSE. *TT

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April 1, 2005 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C COMPRESSOR OIL SPECIFICATION – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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January 1, 2004 021520 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS CORRECTED PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING BALL JOINT DUST COVERS AND INNER RETAINERS DURING TIE ROD END BALL JOINT AND FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION UPPER ARM BALL JOINT REMOVAL. *TT

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January 1, 2004 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ABS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 61 – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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June 1, 2003 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INFORMATION UPDATE (2003 MODELS). *TT

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April 1, 2005 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

ABS DATA LIST ITEMS – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. TSB REVISION 04-35-003. *MR UPDATE. *TT

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November 1, 2002 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

ACTIVE SKID & TRACTION CONTROL (ASTC) LIGHT ON AT PDI OR DURING SERVICING. GROUP 35C ASTC SYSTEM. MITSUBISHI MOTORS TECH TALK. VOL. 88. NOV. 2002. *TT

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April 1, 2005 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0134. *TT

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105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

DRIVE PINION HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT SERVICE MANUEL REVISION. *EH

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May 1, 2003 107000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

NEW FRONT HUB NUTS – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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January 1, 2005 198000 TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE

SPARE TIRE COVER FIT. *TT

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September 1, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

UPDATED MILLER TOOL INFORMATION. *EH

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August 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INTERMITTENT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P2100. *TT

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2003 MITSUBISHI Montero

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