0 Comments
Mitsubishi Triton Recalled In Australia For Suspension Fix, 42,500 Tritons Affected Photo:
2010_mitsubishi_triton_03_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_007 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_17_side Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_06_driving_on_ice Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_077 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_026 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_11_rear_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_162 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_038 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_16 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_01_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_071 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_21_side_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_197 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_10_driving_on_ice Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_089 Photo: tmr
2010 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R Road Test Review Photo:
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_037 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_14 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_05_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_027 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_19 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_006 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_09_driving_on_ice Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_157 Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_188 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_035 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_15 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_04_side Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_068 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_20_side_front_quarter Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_018 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_08_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_130 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_022 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_13_rear_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_168 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_02_front_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_024 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_18 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_07_driving_on_ice Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_085 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_glx_r_030 Photo: tmr
2010_mitsubishi_triton_12_rear_quarter Photo: tmr
landcruiser_triton_offroad_177 Photo: tmr
 
 
Mike Stevens | Jun, 01 2010 | 0 Comments

Mitsubishi Australia has this week confirmed the recall of 42,525 Triton utes, the largest vehicle recall in Australia in recent years. Despite the number of vehicles affected, the fault is considered to be relatively minor.

The recall affects all Triton variants built between October 2006 and January 2009, with a possible suspension fault described as the cause.

According to Mitsubishi, bolts in the ball joints of the suspension may become loose, leading to excessive knocking. The fault could also lead to the ball joint becoming detached from the suspension arm, rendering the vehicle inoperable.

Click here to read TMR's review of the 2010 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R.

Speaking with TMR today, Mitsubishi Australia's Lenore Fletcher confirmed that the company has had no reports of incidents resulting from the possible fault.

"In the case of this issue, if the bolts in question do become loose, it causes quite a bit of noise to come into the cabin," Ms Fletcher said.

"The first thing the driver will notice is a very obvious noise, and as a result, the vehicle is unlikely to be driven to the point where an incident could occur. We've had no reports of any incidents, and the number is expected to be very small."

Mitsubishi Australia has confirmed it is contacting owners by mail this month, as well as placing advertisements advising owners to contact their local dealer.

Other recent recalls in Australia have included the Toyota Prius, and CVT-equipped variants of the Subaru Liberty and Outback.

 
TMR Comments

Finance Calculator

Repayment is : $

Latest Comments
 
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.
 
New cars for sale View more
 
Holden Colorado LS $29,490 to $29,490
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Ford Ranger XL $27,690 to $27,690
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Isuzu D-MAX SX $28,500 to $28,500
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Toyota Hilux Workmate $20,990 to $20,990
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Mazda BT-50 XT $25,570 to $25,570
Plus ORC
 
Special Offer $39,990 More Information
Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 $38,490 to $38,490
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Nissan Navara ST-X $25,990 to $25,990
Plus ORC
 
Special Offer $47,490 More Information
 
Show All