MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2015 – SEAT BELTS

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER SPORT Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-07-20 – 2014-07-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V744000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2014-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2014-11-21 Date Added to Database: 2014-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-14-011
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 54779
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. “Mitsubishi” is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured July 20, 2012, to July 23, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the front passenger seat belt lap end attachment fastener may not be torqued to specification, and the fastener may loosen with time.
Consequence:
      A loosened and weakened fastener may not be capable of withstanding the load forces associated with a vehicle crash, leaving the seat occupant insufficiently restrained and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt lap end attachment fastener, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-714-372-6000. Mitsubishi’s number for this recall is SR-14-011.
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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