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2016 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT RECALL (PARKING BRAKE)

Make: Mitsubishi
Model Year: 2016
Model: OUTLANDER SPORT
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V070000
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 170,354
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 01/26/2018
Record Creation Date: 01/29/2018

2016 Mitsubishi OUTLANDER SPORT DEFECT 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.

2016 Mitsubishi OUTLANDER SPORT DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

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.

2016 Mitsubishi OUTLANDER SPORT RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

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.
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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