MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2013 – PARKING BRAKE

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER SPORT Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-07-20 – 2015-11-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V070000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 2018-01-26 Date Added to Database: 2018-01-29
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-18-002
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 170354
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. “MMNA” is recalling certain 2014-2016 Outlander and 2013-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles. Water may enter the rear brake calipers causing the parking brake actuator shafts to corrode and possibly bind.
Consequence:
      If the parking brake actuator shaft binds, the parking brake may not engage or disengage fully. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear brake calipers and replace the parking brake boot and lever or the brake caliper body, as necessary. Dealers will also replace the piston assembly of the rear brake caliper. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2018. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-002.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, or go to www.safercar.gov.
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