July 28, 2017 — Mitsubishi
is recallingovera hundred, model year 2007-2013traveler SUVs withwiper motorswhich will fail and cause thewiper bladesto preventoperating.
According to themaker, waterwill fall
between the hoodand therefore thescreen and leak into theelectric motor respiration hole.
Mitsubishi says waterwillsink onto
the frontelectric motor througha spot between the front deck garnish (the body piece
between the hood andscreen)and therefore the front windshield.
Ifthis happens, watermightdoubtless collectwithin thespace of theelectric motorrespiration hole. The watermay directly enter theelectric motor through
therespiration hole and cause internal corrosion and electrical
failures.this might occurparticularlyonce driving insignificant rain, theterribly timeyou do notwish thewiper bladesto suddenly fail.
The recall beginsnowadays, July 28, 2017. Mitsubishi dealerscan replace the wiper motorswithin the Outlanders,howeverhouse
todecision 888-648-7820 andcreaterelevancy recallrange SR-17-003.
themaker has recalled nearlytwo hundred,000 SUVswithin the past forconstant and similar defects. InNov 2016, Mitsubishi recalled thetraveler andtraveler Sportto mend2totally
differentproblems that wereinflicting the wipers to fail.
In the 2016 recall, Mitsubishi recalleda hundred,000 model year 2007-2013 Outlanders with windshield wipers
that failed because water was entering between the hood and windshield, causing
corrosion of the wiper link ball joints.
Another 95,000 model year 2011-2015 Outlander Sports were
recalled because wiper motors were failing due to water that dropped between
the hoods and the windshields into the breathing holes of the wiper motors,
again causing the motors to corrode.
The recall begins today, July 28, 2017. Mitsubishi dealers
will replace the wiper motors in the Outlanders, but owners with questions can
also call them and make reference to the recall number.