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2008 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER Recall - Campaign #08V680000

 
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2008 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER RECALL - #08V680000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : BRAKE LIGHTS : SWITCH

MITSUBISHI IS RECALLING 21,493 MY 2007-2008 OUTLANDER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH LED TYPE STOP LAMPS AND DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES AND PUERTO RICO. THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE THE STOP LAMPS TO NOT ILLUMINATE DURING BRAKE APPLICATION.

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Vehicle 2008 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER
Manufacturer MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufactured between 11/1/2007 - 4/15/2008
Recalled on 12/23/2008
Influenced by MITSUBISHI MOTORS NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Owners Notified on 2/24/2009
# Affected 21,493
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
 
Description MITSUBISHI IS RECALLING 21,493 MY 2007-2008 OUTLANDER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH LED TYPE STOP LAMPS AND DISTRIBUTED IN THE UNITED STATES AND PUERTO RICO. THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE THE STOP LAMPS TO NOT ILLUMINATE DURING BRAKE APPLICATION.
Consequences THE FAILURE OF THE BRAKE LAMPS TO ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED WILL NOT PROVIDE WARNING TO FOLLOWING TRAFFIC AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MITSUBISHI AT 1-800-222-0037.
Notes MITSUBISHI RECALL NO. SR-09-001.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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