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Recall 14V560000

Brake Pedal Does Not Return To Top Position

Recall Details

The brake pedal may not return to the top position due to a fracture of the switch sleeve of the power brake booster. Proper safe operation of the brakes may be compromised. Dealers will inspect and replace the brake booster as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The brake pedal may not return to the top position for braking due to a faulty brake booster. This can affect proper safe brake operation.

What Should You Do?

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-14-008.

Brakes, September 12, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 12, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V560000
Component
Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2011 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured on September 3, 2010. In the affected vehicles, the switch sleeve in the brake booster may crack and prevent the brake pedal from returning properly.
Consequence
If the pedal is unable to move back to the proper position, the vehicle may not move as expected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in October 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-008.
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.
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