Mitsubishi Motors North America has recently announced no less than two separate recalls for its vehicles because of different problems.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the first recall is applying to the 2009-2011 Lancer cars, made between March 16, 2009, to March 30, 2011, the 2010-2011 Lancer Sportback, made between June 17, 2009, to December 1, 2010, the 2010-2011 Lancer Evolution, produced between July 14, 2009, to January 7, 2011, the 2009-2011 Outlander assembled between February 10, 2009, to June 22, 2011, and the 2011 Outlander Sport, produced between August 26, 2010, to November 19, 2010. The issue has been found with the failure of the blower motor which can reduce the performance of the defroster, diminishing the visibility of the driver. This condition is affecting 76,958 vehicles in North America.
The second recall has been announced for 53,396 units and it is affecting several 2009-2010 Lancer, made between January 12, 2009, to July 6, 2010, the 2009-2010 Outlander made between January 12, 2009, to August 27, 2010, the 2010 Lancer Sportback made between June 17, 2009, to June 8, 2010 and the 2010 Lancer Evolution made between July 14, 2009, to August 4, 2010. These vehicles have the ECU which is controlling the lighting units and windshield wipers and because of a manufacturing error, unstable voltage could result in their intermittent failure. Owners of the models will be notified by Mitsubishi and the dealers will be making the necessary repairs / replacements, in both conditions, free of charge. For any extra details, owners can contact Mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820 or the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.