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Recall Alert: 2002-2007 Mitsubishi Lancer; 2004 Lancer Wagon; 2003-2006 Lancer Evolution and Outlander; 2007-2013 Outlander V-6

07_Mitsibishi_Outlander.jpg 2007 Mitsubishi Outlander | Manufacturer image

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 175,000 model-year 2002-07 Mitsubishi Lancer, 2004 Lancer Wagon, 2003-06 Lancer Evolution and Outlander, and 2007-13 Outlander V-6 vehicles originally sold or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia

The Problem: In affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may detach due to the front cross-member corroding from salt water exposure, such as from road salt use. A detached front control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: 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.

What Owners Should Do: Mitsubishi has not yet announced a notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 888-648-7820, or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-648-7820, or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

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