Mitsubishi Recalls in USA

Mitsubishi Motors Recalls (USA)

Over 300 US recalls by NHTSA since 1967. The section at bottom lists recalls by date, last update December 27, 2009. The list below by products is less current; recalls by dates below it is most current. For most current recalls please go to NHTSA Car Recalls Database.


Mitsubishi 3000GT Recalls

Mitsubishi Diamante Recalls

Mitsubishi Eclipse and Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Recalls

Mitsubishi Endeavor Recalls

Mitsubishi Galant Recalls

Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Ralliart, Sportback Ralliart Recalls

Mitsubishi Mirage Recalls

Mitsubishi Montero and Montero Sport Recalls

Mitsubishi Outlander Recalls

Mitsubishi Precis Recalls

Mitsubishi Cordia, Sigma, Spyder, Starion, Tredia, Van, Mighty Max, Expo, Expo LRV, FE434, FE439, FE449, FE434)

Mitsubishi Recalls by Date

Official recalls - either by the government agency or Mitsubishi Motors or both. NHTSA Recall Campaign ID (and Mitsubishi Recall ID), month and year issues, Mitsubishi models affected, and a brief excerpt from the recall defect/noncomplaince text follows for each recall:


NHTSA Recall ID 10V065000 - March 2010

2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE."

NHTSA Recall ID 10V066000 - March 2010

2010 Mitsubishi Galant

" THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER PIPE ASSEMBLY ON SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT PLATING TO PREVENT CORROSION, IF THE PIPE SHOULD DEVELOP A HOLE DUE TO CORROSION, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR."

NHTSA Recall ID 09V435000 - November 2009

2008-2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Evo, 2008-2009 Mitsubishi Lancer

"DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT AIRBAG SENSORS THAT HAVE IMPROVED CORROSION RESISTANCE..."


NHTSA Recall ID 09V349000 - September 2009

2008-2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, 2009 Lancer Ralliart, 2009 Lancer Sportback Ralliart

"...THE FRONT SEAT-MOUNTED AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY CORRECTLY IN A SIDE IMPACT CRASH..."


NHTSA Recall ID 09V361000 - September 2009

2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"IF THIS STRESS CRACK DEVELOPS, FUEL LEAKAGE MAY OCCUR."


NHTSA Recall ID 09E025000 - April 2009

2002-2007 Mitsubishi Lancer

"THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS."


NHTSA Recall ID 09V077000 - March 2009

2008-2009 Mitsubishi Lancer, 2008-2009 Mitsubishi Outlander

"INCORRECT MATERIAL COMPOSITION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER CHECK VALVE MAY CAUSE THE CHECK VALVE TO STICK CLOSED WHEN THE ENGINE IS SHUT OFF."


NHTSA Recall ID 08V680000 - December 2008

2007-2008 Mitsubishi Outlander

" THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION AND CAUSE THE STOP LAMPS TO NOT ILLUMINATE DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. "


NHTSA Recall ID 08V4540000 - September 2008

2005-2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2007 Spyder, 2005-2007 Galant, 2005-2007 Endeavor

" IN THE EVENT THE FUEL TANK IS FULL AND THE VEHICLE IS SUBJECT TO A SEVERE COLLISION, THE BRACKET MAY BREAK AND ALLOW THE FUEL TANK TO DROP DOWN, POSSIBLY CAUSING A FUEL LEAK."


NHTSA Recall ID 08V276000 - June 2008

2004-2005 Mitsubishi Galant

"IF THE DRIVER DOES NOT SHIFT TO PARK BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR."


NHTSA Recall ID 08V139000 - March 2008

2004-2008 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"IF THE DRIVER DOES NOT SHIFT TO PARK BEFORE REMOVING THE KEY AND FAILS TO ENGAGE THE PARKING BRAKE, THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR."


NHTSA Recall ID 08V094000 - February 2008

2007-2008 Mitsubishi Outlandar

"THE CONNECTOR TERMINAL MAY CORRODE AND ALLOW CURRENT TO FLOW, RESULTING IN THE GRADUAL HEATING AND MELTING OF THE CONNECTOR AND MAY RESULT IN A FIRE."


NHTSA Recall ID 08V022000 - January 2008

2006-2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE RIGHT SIDE LOWER SEAT BELT ANCHOR MAY SEPARATE DURING A SEVERE VEHICLE CRASH."


NHTSA Recall ID 06V414000 - October 2006

2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2007 Spyder

"ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE KEY LOCK CABLE WAS IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND MAY NOT ALLOW THE CABLE END TO LOCK INTO THE FLOOR SHIFTER MECHANISM. THIS CAN RESULT IN THE INTERLOCK SYSTEM TO BECOME INOPERATIVE AND ALLOW THE IGNITION KEY TO BE REMOVED WITHOUT THE GEARSHIFT MECHANISM BEING PLACED IN THE PARK POSITION."


NHTSA Recall ID 06V334000 - September 2006

2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse and 2007 Spyder

"BREAKAGE OF THE CROSSMEMBER MAY ALLOW SEPARATION OF THE PASSENGER SIDE LOWER CONTROL ARM, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH."


NHTSA Recall ID 06V0684000 - March 2006

2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE MATERIAL USED TO MANUFACTURE THE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPERS MAY BE BRITTLE DUE TO IMPROPER METALLURGY."


NHTSA Recall ID 05V409000 - September 2005

2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor, 2005 Mitsubishi Galant

"ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER, WHICH CONTROLS THE FLUID PRESSURE TO THE VEHICLE'S BRAKES, MAY ALLOW BRAKE FLUID TO BYPASS INTERNALLY DURING STOPPING."


NHTSA Recall ID 05V335000 - July 2005

2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

"IF A LEAK OCCURS, DURING VEHICLE OPERATION WHEN THE MANIFOLD IS HOT, COOLANT MAY IGNITE AND CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE."


NHTSA Recall ID 05V229000 - June 2005

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

"...ONE OF FOUR SEALS INSIDE THE MASTER CYLINDER MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IMPROPERLY. AS A RESULT, THE MASTER CYLINDER MAY UNEXPECTEDLY BY-PASS HYDRAULIC BRAKING FORCE PRESSURE AND ALLOW A LONGER THAN NORMAL PEDAL STROKE."


NHTSA Recall ID 05V247000 - June 2005

2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse

"THE BOOSTER BODY COULD SEPARATE DUE TO IMPROPER CRIMP JOINTS, RESULTING IN A TOTAL LOSS OF BRAKE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH."


NHTSA Recall ID 05V069000 - March 2005

2004-2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO ROLL IF THE TRANSMISSION IS NOT PLACED INTO THE "PARK" POSITION AND THE VEHICLE IS PARKED ON A SLOPE, THUS RAISING THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH."


NHTSA Recall ID 04V319000 - July 2004

2002-2004 Mitsubishi Montero

"ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS FULL AND THE VEHICLE IS PARKED FACING FORWARD ON AN UPWARD SLOPE, THE FUEL TANK LEVELING VALVE MAY NOT MAINTAIN PROPER SEALING IN THE EVENT THE FUEL EXPANDS FROM A RISE IN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE."


NHTSA Recall ID 04V312000 - June 2004

2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2004 Eclipse Spyder

"ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL RETURN LINE HOSE FITTING ON THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP MAY BE IMPROPERLY MOLDED."


NHTSA Recall ID 04V279000 - June 2004

2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor

"ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE FOOT OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT RISER MAY DEVELOP A CRACK, RESULTING IN REDUCED STRENGTH OF THE SEAT ANCHORAGE. IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE SEAT COULD BECOME DETACHED, INCREASING THE RISK OF OCCUPANT INJURY."


NHTSA Recall ID 04V197000 - April 2004

2003 Mitsubishi Outlander

2004 Mitsubishi Outlander

Trailer hitches. The electronic control module can overheat resulting in fire.


NHTSA Recall ID 04V138000 - March 2004

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Evo

"The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) ... are in error. Dealers will replace the labels.


NHTSA Recall ID 04V095000 - February 2004

2004 Mitsubishi Montero
2004 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

"Loading information label are in error. This information could potentially result in consumers loading their vehicles beyond the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR).


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 03V442 - November 2003

Mitsubishi Eclipse 2004
Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 2004
Mitsubishi Galant 2003

"Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 03V194 - May 2003

Mitsubishi Outlander 2003

"Electrical corrosion of the harness could cause the seat belt pre-tensioner to malfunction, the side air bag not to deploy and/or the brake lamps not to illuminate or to falsely illuminate."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 03V028 - January 2003

Mitsubishi Outlander 2003

"Failure to return to idle could result in a vehicle crash without warning."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 02V147 - May 2002

Mitsubishi Galant 2002

"This could result in grounded circuits and a loss of stop or turn signal lamp operation or engine hesitation."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 02V100 - April 2002

Mitsubishi Diamante 2002

"The melting of the harness insulation could result in grounding of the crank angle sensor wiring, causing the engine to run erratically or stop suddenly."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 01V340001 - November 2001

Mitsubishi Mirage 1999
Mitsubishi Mirage 2000
Mitsubishi Mirage 2001

"... the pulley could fall off the vehicle, resulting in a loss of power steering assist."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 01V295001 - September 2001

Mitsubishi Eclipse 2000
Mitsubishi Galant 2000

"Leaking power steering fluid can result in a fire, and continued loss of fluid will result in a loss of power assist, increasing the risk of a crash."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 01V254 - August 2001

Mitsubishi Montero 2001
Mitsubishi Montero 2002

"The loss of this gas pressure could result in an abnormal noise from the left side of the dash panel when the brakes are applied, and possibly a delayed first time brake boost assist after the vehicle has been parked for a period of time."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 01V069 - March 2001

Mitsubishi Galant 2001
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2001
Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 2001

"Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 03V442 - February 2001

Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1999
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2000
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2001

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NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 00V311 Mitsubishi Recall SR-00-007 - October 2000

Mitsubishi Mirage 1997
Mitsubishi Mirage 1998
Mitsubishi Mirage 1999
Mitsubishi Montero 1992
Mitsubishi Montero 1993
Mitsubishi Montero 1994
Mitsubishi Montero 1995
Mitsubishi Montero 1992
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1997
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1998
Mitsubishi Montero Sport 1999

"... the bolt securing the crankshaft pulley can become loose, and the pulley could fall off the vehicle, resulting in a loss of power steering assist. "


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 99V333 Mitsubishi Recall 990GND0095 - November 1999

Mitsubishi Galant 1999
Mitsubishi Galant 2000
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2000

"... could cause grounded circuits. ... the engine will not start because the main fuse will blow if the power lead is grounded; (2) the low oil pressure warning lamp will illuminate if the signal wire is grounded; ..."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 99V305 Mitsubishi Recall 990WND0093 - November 1999

Mitsubishi Galant 1999
Mitsubishi Galant 2000
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2000

"... head lamps that do not turn off, windshield washers that operate continuously ..."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 99V066001 - April 1999

Mitsubishi Galant 1995
Mitsubishi Galant 1996
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1995
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1996
Mitsubishi Spyder 1996

"The ball joint could then separate."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 99V041 - March 1999

Mitsubishi Montero 1999

"The vented transmission fluid could come into contact with the hot exhaust system and result in a fire."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V220 - September 1998

Mitsubishi Montero 1997
Mitsubishi Montero 1998

"Brake fluid can leak, resulting in deteriorated braking performance and illumination of the brake indicator lamp."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V212 - September 1998

Mitsubishi Galant 1994
Mitsubishi Galant 1994

"The switch will stick in the ON or OFF position, causing the anti-lock braking system (ABS) warning light to come on."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V205 - September 1998

Mitsubishi Montero 1994
Mitsubishi Montero 1995
Mitsubishi Montero 1996
Mitsubishi Montero 1997
Mitsubishi Montero 1998

"... an occupant of the third seat may be at risk of ejection or enhanced injury."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V168 - July 1998

Mitsubishi Galant 1990
Mitsubishi Galant 1991
Mitsubishi Galant 1992

"... insufficient lubrication ... cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash."


NHTSA Recall Campaign ID 98V045001 - March 1998

Mitsubishi Spyder 1998
Mitsubishi Eclipse 1998

"The dash panel pad can shift ... increasing the risk of a vehicle crash."


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