Monday, February 26, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Mitsubishi And Toyota Are In The Hot Seat


NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V103000
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 158,651
Summary
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.
Remedy
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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V122000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected 64,901
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia vehicles. Electrical interference within the power supply circuit may cause the vehicle's electronic stability control system to be deactivated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0H.

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