2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport recalls

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 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. 2016 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. 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) NHTSA Campaign #16V563000

    • Date Announced: JULY 28, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 82,436

    Summary: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles and 2016 Outlander and Lancer vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a constant velocity transmission (CVT) that, in certain driving conditions, may cause a delay in the vehicle accelerating.

    Consequence: A hesitation during acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: MMNA has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the CVT control unit with modified software, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-006. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V563000 »

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