SR-16-010 - Water Intrusion may cause Wiper Motor Failure - 2011-2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V792
Component(s): VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 94,534

Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

 

SUMMARY:

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to January 5, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, water may drop between the hood and the windshield and leak into the wiper motor breathing hole.

The water may cause internal corrosion of the windshield wiper motor and the possible failure of the motor.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

Failure of the wiper motor can cause a loss of visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

REMEDY:

MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor, free of charge.

The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820.

MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-010.

 

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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