Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. reportedly is temporarily halting sales of its new '06 Eclipse sport coupe to fix a defect with the vehicle's vacuum brake booster. Some 1,185 vehicles are said to have the fault, but only 44 of those have been sold. At a recent Eclipse media event in Detroit, Mike Krebs, vice president-product strategy, MMNA, told Ward's the first new Eclipse was sold May 20. Production, however, has not been halted at Mitsubishi's Normal, IL, plant, which builds ...

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