Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - NeilD
Hi All,

My new (4 months old, 3,500 miles) Mitsubishi Grandis broke down with the following symptoms:

Vibratrion/clonky noises sometimes when turning the wheel (only small turns needed)
Traction control light constantly flickering, resulting in loss of power (turning the TC off made no difference).

The dealer says it's the airbag Clock Spring. Is this likely to be correct? No airbag lights were on on the dash that I noticed.

If this is the case, then would this have prevented my airbag from going off in the case of an accident?

Cheers for any help,

-Neil
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - elekie&a/c doctor
Unlikely to be the airbag clockspring, but possibly the steering angle/rate of turn sensor which is usually attached to the airbag clockspring mechanism and rotates with steering angle movements.This works in conjunction with the traction/stability control system.
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - ukmpvman
On my Grandis Diesel the sensor as above also has a fault and turns off the TCS. I have been waiting for a replacement part for 5 weeks from Mitsubishi. At least I can still drive it !! It would appear that it is a common problem but no recall?
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - NeilD
Thanks for the replies, guys.
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - Falkirk Bairn
It would appear that it
is a common problem but no recall?


Mitsubishi Motors "did not do re-calls in the past" (1970's to late 1990's

Mitsubishi Motors forgot about re-call problems and issued few re-calls) - may be they have started to issue re-calls again or may be they have just forgotten.
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - ukmpvman
update..... still waiting for replacement sensor , Mitsubishi UK HQ not able to give me a delivery date....its on back order! what does that mean?
Mitsubishi Grandis - Clock Spring - ukmpvman
At last part now in .....only taken two months!!
 

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