2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

3 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Official recalls have been issued for the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Mitsubishi service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Mitsubishi customer service.

  1. 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE, STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS NHTSA Campaign #16V867000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 02, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 50,228

    Summary: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to June 1, 2012, and 2016 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured January 11, 2016, to July 8, 2016. The lift gate support outer tube on the affected vehicles may have insufficient anti-corrosion treatment that can allow the outer tube to corrode due to salt and water penetration.

    Consequence: If the outer tube corrodes, there may be a rapid loss of the gas used to provide lift assistance, causing the lift gate to fall suddenly, increasing the risk of injury.

    Actions: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lift gate supports, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-011. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V867000 »

  2. 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR NHTSA Campaign #16V792000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 94,534

    Summary: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to January 5, 2015. In the affected vehicles, water may drop between the hood and the windshield and leak into the wiper motor breathing hole. The water may cause internal corrosion of the windshield wiper motor and the possible failure of the motor.

    Consequence: Failure of the wiper motor can cause a loss of visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor, free of charge. The manufacturer has begun the recall, but parts are not yet available; a second notice will be sent when parts are available. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-010. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V792000 »

  3. 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #12V001000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 03, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 21

    Summary: Mitsubishi is recalling certain model year 2012 Outlander sport vehicles, manufactured from November 9, 2011, through December 16, 2011. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." The turn signal levers in the vehicle were not manufactured correctly, which could result in the auto-cancel function of the turn signal becoming inoperative.

    Consequence: The turn signal may continue to signal an intended directional change after a point when the auto-cancel function, if operating properly, would have terminated the signal. A following or oncoming driver may receive inaccurate indications of the vehicle operator's intended maneuvers, thereby increasing the risk of a crash between vehicles due to improper vehicle signaling.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the turn signal lever and replace it with a new one free of charge. No vehicles have been retailed to customers with this potential condition, no recall bulletin or owner letters will be prepared. You may contact Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V001000 »

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