US NHTSA Recalls: Mitsubishi Lancer & Outlander Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, May 27, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty six (46) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty six (46) recalls the NHTSA announced this May comes news of the following:

Logo - Mitsubishi Motors North America, IncMitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (“MMNA”), a Cypress, California establishment and a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation of Minato, Tokyo and part of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance, has recalled an estimated 141,200 model year 2008-2010 Lancer, 2010 Lancer Sportback, 2008-2013 Outlander, and 2011-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles originally sold in, or ever registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Recall Category: Suspension, Structure – Lower Control Arm may detach due to corrosion

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V279000 reports the front lower control arms may detach due to the front cross member corroding from salt water exposure such as from road salt use.

According to the NHTSA, a detached front control arm can result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash, MVA or other impact event with consequential injury and/or life-changing results.

Mitsubishi Motors will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect the front cross members. Depending on the level of existing corrosion, either a sealing/anti-corrosion agent will be applied or the front cross member will be replaced with a new one that has a sealing/anti-corrosion agent applied to it. These repairs will be performed free of charge. This recall is expected to begin July 14, 2020. Owners may contact MMNA Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s designation for this recall is SR-20-003.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Mitsubishi Motors North America, please search for “Mitsubishi” or “MMNA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mitsubishi Lancer brand, please search for “Lancer” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mitsubishi Outlander brand, please search for “Outlander” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V279000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13073-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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