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2012 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER Recall - Campaign #14V366000

 
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2012 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER RECALL - #14V366000

RECALL FOR STEERING : HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST : HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2013 Outlander vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, Mitusbishi is recalling certain 2007-2012 Outlander vehicles that received replacement 6-speed automatic transmissions during servicing. The transmissions in these vehicles have insufficient clearance between the power steering pressure tube and the converter housing of the automatic transmission. As a result of the contact, the power steering pressure tube may develop a hole and leak power steering fluid.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2012 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 6/25/2014
Influenced by Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Owners Notified on 8/12/2014
# Affected 203
Recalled for STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
 
Description Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2013 Outlander vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, Mitusbishi is recalling certain 2007-2012 Outlander vehicles that received replacement 6-speed automatic transmissions during servicing. The transmissions in these vehicles have insufficient clearance between the power steering pressure tube and the converter housing of the automatic transmission. As a result of the contact, the power steering pressure tube may develop a hole and leak power steering fluid.
Consequences A power steering fluid leak could result in a loss of steering assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pressure tube and return tube, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-006.
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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