Recalls for 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

There are currently 8 recalls for your car.


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Bring your car to a dealer immediately. Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way. Your nearby service center can help verify if the repairs can be performed free of charge.

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V744000

Recall Date: 11/21/2014

Component: SEAT BELTS

Problem Summary: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured July 20, 2012, to July 23, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the front passenger seat belt lap end attachment fastener may not be torqued to specification, and the fastener may loosen with time.

Consequence: A loosened and weakened fastener may not be capable of withstanding the load forces associated with a vehicle crash, leaving the seat occupant insufficiently restrained and increasing the risk of injury.

What Owners Should Do: Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt lap end attachment fastener, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-714-372-6000. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-011.

Recall Number: 14V031000

Recall Date: 02/04/2014

Component: AIR BAGS

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 20, 2012, THROUGH MAY 29, 2013 AND EQUIPPED WITH LEATHER SEATS. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRIVER SIDE SEAT MOUNTED AIR BAG WIRING MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY ROUTED DURING THE LEATHER SEAT COVER INSTALLATION PROCESS.

Consequence: IF THE WIRING IS ROUTED INCORRECTLY, USING THE SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT MAY DAMAGE THE WIRING RESULTING IN ILLUMINATION OF THE AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT. SUBSEQUENTLY, IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH NECESSITATING AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, THE DRIVER SIDE SEAT MOUNTED AIR BAG MAY NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIRING OF THE DRIVER SIDE SEAT MOUNTED AIR BAG AND RE-ROUTE THE WIRE IF NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. IF THE WIRE IS DAMAGED, THE SEAT MOUNTED AIRBAG WILL BE REPLACED, FREE OF CHAGRE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037. MITSUBISHI'S NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS SR-14-001.

Recall Number: 13V300000

Recall Date: 07/08/2013

Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MMNA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 17, 2013, THROUGH JANUARY 25, 2013. THE STABILIZER LINK BRACKET ON THE LEFT FRONT STRUT WAS IMPROPERLY WELDED. AS A RESULT, THE LINK MAY DETACH AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE TIRE AND/OR BRAKE HOSE.

Consequence: IF THE STABILIZER LINK BRACKET DAMAGES THE TIRE AND/OR BRAKE LINE, THE DRIVER MAY HAVE MORE DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING THE STEERING OF THE VEHICLE, OR THE VEHICLE MAY REQUIRE A LONGER STOPPING DISTANCE TO COME TO A COMPLETE AND CONTROLLED STOP. EITHER CONDITION INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: MMNA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FRONT LEFT STRUT ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 29, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MMNA AT 1-888-648-7820. MMNA'S RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-008.

Recall Number: 13V112000

Recall Date: 03/29/2013

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT AWD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 11, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 11, 2012. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITHOUT A FUEL SENDING UNIT HARNESS FOR THE SUB-SENDING UNIT. THIS MAY RESULT IN A FALSE FUEL TANK LEVEL READING.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE OPERATOR MAY BELIEVE THEY HAVE FUEL WHEN THE TANK IS ACTUALLY EMPTY. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WHILE DRIVING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE PROPER FUEL SENDING HARNESS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, APRIL 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820. MITSUBISHI'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-005.

Recall Number: 13V116000

Recall Date: 03/29/2013

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 11, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 11, 2012. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NUMBER 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT," AND FMVSS NUMBER 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." THE BRAKE STOP LAMPS MAY ILLUMINATE CONTINUOUSLY OR INTERMITTENTLY. THE SHIFT LEVER COULD ALSO BE MOVED OUT OF PARK WITHOUT DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE LAMPS DO NOT ILLUMINATE PROPERLY OTHER VEHICLES MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STOPPING. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH. IF THE SHIFT LEVER IS MOVED FROM PARK WITHOUT USING THE BRAKE, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE INSTALLATION OF THE STOP LAMP SWITCH, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, APRIL 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820. MITSUBISHI'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-004.

Recall Number: 13V116000

Recall Date: 03/29/2013

Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 11, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 11, 2012. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NUMBER 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT," AND FMVSS NUMBER 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." THE BRAKE STOP LAMPS MAY ILLUMINATE CONTINUOUSLY OR INTERMITTENTLY. THE SHIFT LEVER COULD ALSO BE MOVED OUT OF PARK WITHOUT DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE LAMPS DO NOT ILLUMINATE PROPERLY OTHER VEHICLES MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STOPPING. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH. IF THE SHIFT LEVER IS MOVED FROM PARK WITHOUT USING THE BRAKE, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE INSTALLATION OF THE STOP LAMP SWITCH, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, APRIL 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820. MITSUBISHI'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-004.

Recall Number: 13V112000

Recall Date: 03/29/2013

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT AWD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 11, 2012, THROUGH DECEMBER 11, 2012. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITHOUT A FUEL SENDING UNIT HARNESS FOR THE SUB-SENDING UNIT. THIS MAY RESULT IN A FALSE FUEL TANK LEVEL READING.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE OPERATOR MAY BELIEVE THEY HAVE FUEL WHEN THE TANK IS ACTUALLY EMPTY. THIS COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WHILE DRIVING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE PROPER FUEL SENDING HARNESS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, APRIL 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820. MITSUBISHI'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-005.

Recall Number: 13V116000

Recall Date: 03/29/2013

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Problem Summary: MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC. (MITSUBISHI) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 OUTLANDER SPORT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JUNE 11, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 11, 2012. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NUMBER 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT," AND FMVSS NUMBER 114, "THEFT PROTECTION." THE BRAKE STOP LAMPS MAY ILLUMINATE CONTINUOUSLY OR INTERMITTENTLY. THE SHIFT LEVER COULD ALSO BE MOVED OUT OF PARK WITHOUT DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE LAMPS DO NOT ILLUMINATE PROPERLY OTHER VEHICLES MAY NOT KNOW WHEN THE VEHICLE IS STOPPING. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH. IF THE SHIFT LEVER IS MOVED FROM PARK WITHOUT USING THE BRAKE, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: MITSUBISHI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CORRECT THE INSTALLATION OF THE STOP LAMP SWITCH, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, APRIL 15, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-888-648-7820. MITSUBISHI'S CAMPAIGN RECALL NUMBER IS SR-13-004.

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