Originally appeared on NHTSA
Loss of wiper function can reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V103000
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 158,651
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles. Water may enter between the hood and windshield and cause the front wiper link ball joint to corrode, possibly resulting in the wiper link separating and the wipers becoming inoperative.
MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rod of the wiper link and the wiper motor crank arm, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820 . MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-004.
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.