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Recall: No. 1 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2014/124
Exact Model: Lancer Lancer Sportback Lancer Evolution Lancer Ralliart Outlander (with 4B1 petrol engines)
VIN: Various
Build Date: December 2007 to September 2009
Numbers: 3879
Defect: Due to the use of inappropriate material for the drive belt on the 4B1 Petrol engine the nylon idler pulley(s) may wear at an angle. If this continues under this condition the drive belt will be forced off the pulleys. This can lead to battery depletion Overheating and on vehicles with hydraulic power steering the steering effort will increase.
Action: Replace drive belt. Check and if necessary replace idler pulley(s)
Launch Date: 28 November 2014
Recall: No. 2 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2009/094
Exact Model: Lancer Evolution X
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK
Build Date:
Numbers: 1384
Defect: Fuel may leak from the low pressure fuel return pipe as a result of vibration causing the pipe to crack.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the fuel return pipe for one of a modified type.
Launch Date: 29 December 2009
Recall: No. 3 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2009/038
Exact Model: Lancer GS with CVT/AS or SST
Build Date: 1 January 2008 to 8 April 2009
Numbers: 638
Defect: It has been identified that after the vehicle has been stationary for some length of time, increased pressure may need to be applied to the footbrake pedal to bring the vehicle to a stop. This is due to insufficient vacuum assistance within the brake booster due to a failure of the check valve. It should be noted that on the second application of the footbrake the check valve will operate as designed and the brakes will operate as normal.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the brake booster check valve replaced.
Launch Date: 15 July 2009

Manufacturer contact details:
The Colt Car Company Ltd
Watermoor, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1LF
(01285) 655777


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