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Recall: No. 1 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2008/058
Exact Model: GS45X with 2.2 PSA engine
Build Date:
Numbers: 387
Defect: When a driver sequentially performs a quick gear shift down (high rpm, 6th, to 5th, to 4th gear etc),during high speed driving (high engine load), the engine ECU can judge the engine to run in "overrun" condition. As a result, to avoid engine damage, the ECU will turn off the engine by stopping the fuel supply and closing the throttle.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to re-programme the engine ECU.
Launch Date: 29 September 2008
Recall: No. 2 of 14
Recall Ref: R/2008/108
Exact Model: GS45X with 2.2 PSA engine
Build Date: 1/1/08 to 11/7/08
Numbers: 333
Defect: It has been identified that the engine fuel return pipe can become damaged as the result of abrasion with it's fixation and harness.
Action: Recalled vehicles will be checked for evidence of pipe damage, which, if none is evident protective covers will be installed. Should it be found that the pipes are damaged, they will be replaced by pipes which are fitted with protective covers.
Launch Date: 29 September 2008
Recall: No. 3 of 14
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

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


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