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2009 Mitsubishi Outlander Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 8 official 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander recalls. Find out if your 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 31, 2016

Moisture can cause corrosion to build up on the wiper link mechanism, possibly causing the link to separate. This would cause the wipers to fail, resulting in reduced visibility for the driver which can cause an accident.

Recall repairs on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mitsubishi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 23, 2016

The front suspension lower control arms may corrode excessively in areas where there is a higher concentration of salt water exposure, such as from use of road salt. This could cause the arms to separate from the vehicle frame, resulting in loss of vehicle control.

Recalls on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mitsubishi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 20, 2015

The blower fan for the heating and air conditioning system may stop working. This may cause windows to fog up and reduce visibility, causing a safety risk.

Mitsubishi will notify owners of affected vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released as of this writing). If your fan inside the car stops working, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-15-003.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 20, 2015

The headlights, tail lights or windshield wipers may stop working intermittently. This could cause reduced visibility by the driver, or cause the vehicle to not be seen by others.

Mitsubishi will notify owners of affected vehicles. Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealership will replace the electronic control unit (ECU) to correct the problem. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-15-002.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 12, 2014

The pulleys that drive the alternator, cooling fan and power steering pump as mounted on the engine may wear, causing the belt to come off. This can make steering more difficult and discharge the battery, resulting in the engine stalling.

Mitsubishi notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-14-009.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 12, 2014

The brake light switch can fail, resulting in the brake lights not working when brakes are applied.

Mitsubishi began notifying owners of affected vehicles in October 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-14-010.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 25, 2014

The power steering pressure hose may develop a leak from contacting the transmission housing. A leak may lead to loss of steering assistance.

Mitsubishi notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-14-006.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 4, 2009

The part of the braking system that makes braking effort easier is called the brake booster. There is a check valve in this booster that may stick when shutting off the engine. When you restart your engine, if this valve is sticking, your brake pedal may be hard to depress and could make stopping distances longer than usual.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; a hard brake pedal may make stopping distances longer than expected. Please contact your Mitsubishi dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.