Mitsubishi Motors Corporation decided to recall electric cars due to defect in the braking system. After investigating damage to the electric pump that sends air into the brake booster. Drain power from the brake booster foot pedal, to make braking easier.
With damage to the pump, can make braking distances get longer, and the risk of accidents. There are no reports of accidents or injuries caused by this problem.
The number of electric cars that recall 14,700 units for the entire world. However, these figures represent about half of all the i-MiEV EVs sold worldwide.
One of the biggest recalls Mitsubishi also affects the latest generation EV variant. Mitsubishi said that in Japan there are at least 3,400 units of i-MiEV to be drawn.
Then 2,400 MINICAB-M IEV also withdrew. A total of 8900 units of the i-MiEV are scattered in the European market is also affected by this recall.
Mitsubishi itself has not been willing to provide the information how much it costs to be incurred to attract tens of thousands of electric cars. Just described, the repair process will take about half an hour.
This is the largest recall affected the electric vehicle, with the figure of nearly half of the overall total and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV minicab-MiEV, which is already produced.