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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 11 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution recalls between 2003 and 2015. Learn if your Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is part of a recall and what to do about it.

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 May 23, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

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 August 31, 2015

The fuel tank may develop a leak due to a rubbing right side parking brake cable that contacts the fuel tank and causes damage.

Recalls on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in late 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mitsubishi dealers below. 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 May 28, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the passenger front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

Mitsubishi will notify owners of affected vehicles starting in June 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-14-012.

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 May 27, 2014

The power steering system may develop a leak and as a result cause a loss of power steering assistance. This is due to abrasion and rust causing a hole in a tube that carries the power steering fluid. Loss of steering assist would lead to increased steering effort and possibly loss of vehicle control.

Recalls on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi began notifying owners of affected vehicles in July, 2014. If you did 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 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 September 19, 2013

On vehicles equipped with a manual transmission, the clutch may stop working unexpectedly.

Mitsubishi will notify owners beginning November 11, 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-13-009.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 27, 2009

In states where salt is used on the roads, there may be a delay in air bag deployment during a crash. If air bag deployment is delayed in a crash, the driver or passenger could be injured.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall if you drive where salt is used on the roads; the air bag may not deploy properly. 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.