MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2011: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER SPORT Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-08-26 - 2012-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V792000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-01-20 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-31 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-31
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-16-010
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 93801
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 begun the recall, but parts are not yet available; a second notice will be sent when parts are available. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-010.
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.