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Mitsubishi recalls Xpander due to faulty fuel pumps

If you own one, here’s what you need to do to stay safe

Certain Mitsubishi Xpanders have faulty fuel pumps. PHOTO BY MIGGI SOLIDUM

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines is recalling its Xpander MPV due to defective fuel pumps. Although the automaker didn’t specify any actual incident of the part failing on customer cars, it is nevertheless taking the proactive approach of issuing a service bulletin for the affected models.

Only a certain batch of Xpanders is included in the recall. The units were purchased between May 2018 and October 22, 2019. Depending on the availability of spare parts and servicing bays, the replacement of the fuel pump should take approximately 90 minutes. The procedure is absolutely free of charge.

Mitsubishi is urging affected owners to call ahead and book an appointment. For additional concerns and queries, you may call Mitsubishi’s Customer Care Center at (02) 8250-8888, Mondays to Friday, from 7am to 3:30pm. You may also log onto www.mmpc.ph.

Miggi Solidum

Miggi is an editor-at-large at VISOR. Professionally speaking, he is a software engineering dude who happens to like cars a lot. And as an automotive enthusiast, he wants a platform from which he can share his motoring thoughts with fellow petrolheads. He writes the 'G-Force' column.