MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2014 – VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER SPORT Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-07-20 – 2015-11-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V103000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 2018-02-09 Date Added to Database: 2018-02-14
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-18-004
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 158651
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. “MMNA” is recalling certain 2011-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles. Water may enter between the hood and windshield and cause the front wiper link ball joint to corrode, possibly resulting in the wiper link separating and the wipers becoming inoperative.
Consequence:
      Loss of wiper function can reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rod of the wiper link and the wiper motor crank arm, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-004.
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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