Close

Recall 14V366000

Power Steering Pressure Hose Leaks

Recall Details

The power steering hose may develop a leak due to contacting the transmission housing. Dealers will replace the pressure hose and return hose free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

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

What Should You Do?

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.

Suspension & Steering, June 25, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 25, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
203
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V366000
Component
Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2013 Outlander vehicles equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Additionally, Mitusbishi is recalling certain 2007-2012 Outlander vehicles that received replacement 6-speed automatic transmissions during servicing. The transmissions in these vehicles have insufficient clearance between the power steering pressure tube and the converter housing of the automatic transmission. As a result of the contact, the power steering pressure tube may develop a hole and leak power steering fluid.
Consequence
A power steering fluid leak could result in a loss of steering assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pressure tube and return tube, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-006.
Notify
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.
Not your car? Find your recalls now:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration logo
Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration