Crisis Legal NewsClick here to add this website to your favorites
  rss
Crisis News Search >>>

Mitsubishi Issues Recalls Over Fire Risk

US Recall News     updated  2011/01/13 08:59


Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. has recalled 31,924 trucks as 14 trucks of the same model have caught fire while running in 11 prefectures nationwide since 2001, it reported to the transport ministry Thursday.

Eligible for the recall are Fuso Fighter trucks built between February 1999 and August 2005. If they keep running while short of cooling water or with a rise in the water temperature, resin components of the engine could become deformed and leaked oil could touch heated components and catch fire, according to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

The ministry has been looking into the matter with the National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory and Mitsubishi Fuso since 2007.

The truck maker reported to the ministry that it has decided to take safety measures although the link between the fires and any design flaws of the truck has yet to be established conclusively.

The company will fix the trucks by fitting their engines with sensors so that fuel will stop flowing as soon as the sensors detect overheating.


© Crisis Legal News - All Rights Reserved.

The content contained on the web site has been prepared by Legal Crisis News
as a service to the internet community and is not intended to constitute legal advice or
a substitute for consultation with a licensed legal professional in a particular case or circumstance.
 Law Firm Web Design Information
Law Promo can construct your law firm a brand new responsive website, or help you redesign your existing site to secure your place in the mobile world. We believe our work speaks for itself by showcasing quality design while reflecting our extensive experience in the online legal marketing industry. Law Firm Website Designs by Law Promo.| Law Firm Logo Design
   Latest Crisis Legal News
   Sponsored Links
Chicago Business Law Attorney
Corporate Litigation Attorneys
www.rothlawgroup.com
Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyer
Miami Sex Crimes Lawyer
www.mishalilaw.com
Fort Washington Employment Law Firm
Attorney Marc E. Weinstein
www.meweinsteinlaw.com
Santa Ana Workers' Compensation Lawyers
www.gentryashtonlaw.com
Car Accidents Attorneys
New Rochelle Personal Injury
www.kboattorneys.com
Eugene Criminal Defense
Law Office of Max J Mizejewski
Family Law. Call 541.505.9872
www.mjmlawoffice.com
CPA Accounting Web Design
Finanace Office Web Designs
www.webpromo.com
Lorain Elyria Divorce Lawyer
www.loraindivorceattorney.com
New York Adoption Lawyers
New York Foster Care Lawyers
Adoption Pre-Certification
www.lawrsm.com
Cobb County Criminal Attorney
Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer
www.andrewschwartzlaw.com
San Francisco Trademark Lawyer
San Jose Trademark Lawyer
www.onulawfirm.com
Eugene Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer
Oregon Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer
www.willamettevalleybankruptcy.com