Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Recall Alert - Mitsubishi Philippines Recalls ASX, Lancer EX, and Two Other Models

If you're driving a Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer EX, Lancer Evolution, or Outlander, then read this out. Mitsubishi Motors Philippines is doing a vehicle recall for the four above mentioned models as part of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's announcement.

The recall is for three issues that involves different models which include:

Issue # 1
Models: 2011 ASX
Reason For Recall: The brake booster's switch sleeve is suspected to be improperly installed that may cause the brake pedal to get stuck and the vehicle not able to start.
Number of Affected Models: 27 units

Issue # 2
Models: 2007-2009 Outlander
Reason For Recall: No thanks to the insufficient conduction of the brake lamp switch that may cause the brake lamp not to illuminate and not able to shift lever to move out of park (P) position.
Number of Affected Models: 558 units

Issue # 3
Models: 2008-2011 Lancer EX and Ralliart, 2008-2009 Outlander, 2011 ASX, 2008-2010 Lancer Evolution
Reason For Recall: The pulley and auto tensioner have the tendency to wear out due to an inappropriate material in the engine drive belt and may tend the drive belt to wear off. Depending on engine type, replacement may range from 1 to 1.5 hours.
Number of Affected Models: 2,459 units of Lancer EX and Ralliart, 603 units of Outlander, 600 units of ASX, 8 units of Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines had no reports of vehicle failure and/or incidents due to these issues nationwide. Replacement parts are expected to arrive this month while MMPC and its dealers will contact customers whose vehicles may be affected for proper scheduling of inspection and servicing.

To check if your vehicle is affected, you may check the vehicle identification number at

To check at other vehicle recalls, go to our comprehensive recall alert page.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X
Mitsubishi Outlander
Mitsubishi Lancer EX
Mitsubishi ASX

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