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Safety concerns in Mitsubishi

My nephew, Hector Melencio , this letter to share his with driving a 4#215;4 a GLS Sport-V Strada and to warn and the public about the danger of type of vehicle. Hector is an manager for marketing of the Philippine and Gaming Co rp. or PAGCOR.

Here#8217;s his

#8220;On 28 September 2012, I was maneuvering to park my Strada (only 3 months old), it accelerated and hit the wall of a neighbor#8217;s and the nearby electric post. my vigorous braking, the pickup accelerating and stopped completely after hitting the wall and the three times.

#8220; Fortunately, I sustained injury because the distance by the runaway vehicle was not much, across the street from our to the neighbor#8217;s. But the damage to the vehicle was Two issues were raised by the (1) the wild and uncontrolled acceleration of the and (2) the non-deployment of the airbags.

#8220;The should have been because of severe impact; the of the impact manifested by the severe of the chassis.

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#8220;A concerned neighbor he knew of a problem about acceleration of vehicles, specifically whose platform, by the way, is He gave me a link to a blog the condition: Fortuner Club.

happened to the 4#215;2 automatic described in that blog was similar to mine, except it was much worse because of the the Montero travelled before upon hitting the wall and a tree, but after colliding with a Mercedez Benz, while trying to park. The continued jerking forward a of times before stopping. The of that Montero did not deploy, case with my Strada.

Also, there was no obstruction as floor matting that cause the gas pedal to be stuck up, case with my Strada.

father had the same experience in 2008 when he was driving his new Strada 3.2 GLS Sport 4X4 automatic. He was at a at the corner of Roxas Boulevard and Mall, and when the green was on he stepped on the gas but the vehicle accelerated He kept stepping on the brake but the kept accelerating, hitting a big in front of him.

The truck did not stop, maybe it was so huge that it did not notice it was hit behind or the driver didn#8217;t to stop and argue with driver. My father was confused at time because he thought he might be stepping on the gas, of the brake. But it was also hard for him to it since he was a veteran driver and it was automatic for him to step on the brake, and the of the brake and gas pedals were not so either.

Since he had not yet heard at that about sudden acceleration of such as Lexus, and now Montero and he just surmised that he have stepped on the gas instead of the

#8220;I have written Motors Philippines four since the incident, asking to address the issue of the safety and replace my Strada with a new that is free from The company, however, has not replied to any of my

#8220;A complaint has been with the Department of Trade and and Mitsubishi Motors has been but it remained silent in this that could impact on worthiness of their products and the of motorists and pedestrians.#8221;

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