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Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 2 Days Ago
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Yes it is that simple, but in conjunction with...

Yes it is that simple, but in conjunction with the government what a good way it is in getting rid of 80,000 1990s cars off our roads. Just think of the spin off for new and near new car...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 2 Days Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
With all this talk about changing steering wheels...

With all this talk about changing steering wheels and the comparability of them you may be forgetting that it is NOT the airbag that is faulty it's JUST the inflator These inflators are a separate...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
NL pajero in America.

January 24 2020

https://www.consumerreports.org/car-recalls-defects/mitsubishi-montero-recalled-for-new-takata-airbag-problem/

Like in the Australian media they are showing the wrong vehicle...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
And they just keep on coming!!!

Another 5.3 million recall in the US
https://www.carsifu.my/news/honda-and-toyota-recall-5-3-million-us-cars-over-air-bag-risks
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
When I suggested not contacting the dealer yet I...

When I suggested not contacting the dealer yet I meant don't go racing to them in the next few days, Unless you want to hand your vehicle over.
There are MANY people fighting this decision.
What...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Vin listing for NL recall

Here is the link to the page that has the list of NL VIN numbers as an EXCEL download.
Note that the list is a full listing of all NL models, each with a different VIN prefix. Make sure to check all...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Yes it is happening to other cars, but I have yet...

Yes it is happening to other cars, but I have yet to see another MC class of off road passenger vehicle like the NL Pajero involved. They fall under a completely different ADR ruling.
All I can say...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
:) Exactly. gemster, this may be your...

:) Exactly.


gemster, this may be your signature=
..and No Airbags. We die like real Men :beer[1]:

maybe we others should change our signature to=
...and WITH Airbags we also die like real...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Yes, they have to be registered (and there is a...

Yes, they have to be registered (and there is a short time for unregistered) and the starting point is the market value. They usually use red book as a guide. There is negotiation depending on...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
stumagoo. Your doing well, almost up to where I...

stumagoo.
Your doing well, almost up to where I am:D

Fact 1
ADR10 applied to vehicles manufactured after 1988 but did not apply to off road passenger vehicles class MC.
Fact2
ADR 69 Applied to...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
I am not saying I have a silver bullet and it may...

I am not saying I have a silver bullet and it may prove futile but the matter of the technical legalities of MMAL only offering a buy back resolution when there IS another solution available...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Unfortunately you will only get away with it for...

Unfortunately you will only get away with it for a while. After 2 (or is it 3?) requests to present your car for recall (in this case buy back negotiations) MMAL can forward your vehicle details to...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Sorry stumagoo. You are lucky number 4693 on the...

Sorry stumagoo. You are lucky number 4693 on the scrap list :beer[1]:
I am waiting on a reply with regards Pajeros "buy back only" status on the recall. More later next week and it could have some...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Call me David!

I am doing a David and Goliath with MMAL at the moment with regards the recall, but from a totally unique perspective.

I am not giving in without a damn good fight, and who knows?
Just too bad...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
I hate the thought of anyone else working on my...

I hate the thought of anyone else working on my cars. That hasn't happened since I was about 15 and started my apprenticeship! :smiley_watchout[1]: but I certainly hope they go the replacement...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 229
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Posted By tomwithannl
Recall. Today 9.03am

This was through the ACCC web site that directs to MMAL.
Note that this is on a MMAL letter head and asks that you contact your local dealer to have the matter rectified. Guess what? My local...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
SRS airbag / bullbar conundrum

I know I have put up a lot about the SRS airbag drama but it really bugs me and sometimes I need to vent!
Here is another thought. My 1998 GLS has a Bocar aluminium bull bar fitted from new (and now...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By tomwithannl
Expensive option: No1

I don't know if this would be accepted by the ACCC---------- and I don't have a lazy $1500 to find out.:)

https://i10.servimg.com/u/f10/19/75/98/69/bag_ne12.jpg

Tom:drive[1]:
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 14-01-20
Replies: 229
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Posted By tomwithannl
That is only IF Mitsubishi decides to have the...

That is only IF Mitsubishi decides to have the replacement bags manufactured. Legaly they don't have too ------Just offer a buy back. Time will tell!

This is from the ACCC website.

What are...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 13-01-20
Replies: 229
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Posted By tomwithannl
I found this on another forum. See attachment. ...

I found this on another forum. See attachment.
Sort of backs up that as it was an option the same model not fitted with air bags must have met ADR. So as long as (like you) all parts are replaced...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 13-01-20
Replies: 229
Views: 12,463
Posted By tomwithannl
Some light reading

Here is a little of what I (THINK) I have found out about SRS airbags and ADRís.
From 1988 till 1/1/1998 the ADRís that covered frontal impact were 10/0, 10/01 &10/02 which basically meant that...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 12-01-20
Replies: 229
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Posted By tomwithannl
Well, mine is on the list, but I was expecting...

Well, mine is on the list, but I was expecting it.:dunno:(
I am NOT a conspiracy theorist BUT, here are some figures.
The official Takata air bag recall (NOT including our NADI 5AT inflators) has a...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 24-12-19
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By tomwithannl
Profj. The one you are thinking of was the EVO,...

Profj. The one you are thinking of was the EVO, totally different beast. The one your looking at is just the standard Jap market one with adj suspension. As a few others have stated on the forum they...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 19-12-19
Replies: 229
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Posted By tomwithannl
With the NL the problem is age "deterioration" ...

With the NL the problem is age "deterioration" related. So as far as I can see ALL NL's with air bags will be affected. The problem with a recall on NL's is that they won't be able to issue a vin...
Forum: Generation 2 Pajero 11-12-19
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By tomwithannl
Exactly opposite TDC.:beer[1]: Tom

Exactly opposite TDC.:beer[1]:

Tom
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