Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

April 6, 2017

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

17V233000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected:

35,674

Summary:

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2016 Outlander and Outlander Sport vehicles. The inside door latch mechanisms may not latch securely in high temperatures, allowing the doors to open while vehicle is in motion.

Consequence:

If a door opens while the vehicle is being driven, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy:

MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches, 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-17-002.

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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration