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MITSUBISHI MONTERO SPORTS – The SUV with SUA: Causes and How to Avoid It
It has been reported in media: printed, TV and social media – that over 90+ cases of sudden un-intended acceleration or SUA that have caused death, bodily injury and property damage have been experienced by owners of MITSUBISHI MONTERO SPORTS, a hot-selling SUV in the Philippines, and that the local MITSUBISHI company has denied that there is nothing wrong with their SUV and dismissed the cause simply as driver error.
Your energy technology expert believes otherwise. There is an inherent defect in this electronic throttle controlled SUV: at idling speed, and with heavy engine load (idling in gear with aircon compressor on) and electrical load (stepping on brakes, aircon fan, headlights and accessories on such as on-board TV, radio), the SUV’s alternator could not charge adequately the battery; hence, the computer box issues a command to the electronic throttle to inject more fuel to raise engine speed RPM to correct a transient negative voltage event.
Read on so you may avoid experiencing this runaway bride. More »