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Mitsubishi Recalling Outlander Sport to Fix Airbag Wiring

February 21, 2014

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi.
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. is recalling 733 2013 model-year Outlander Sport crossover SUVs to fix the airbag wiring, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.

The recall only affects leather seat-equipped vehicles manufactured from July 20, 2012, through May 29, 2013. The driver-side, seat-mounted airbag wiring may have been improperly routed during the leather seat cover installation process, NHTSA said.

If the wiring was routed incorrectly, use of the seat height adjustment may damage the wiring, resulting in illumination of the airbag warning light. In the event of a crash that triggers airbag deployment, the driver-side, seat-mounted airbag may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Mitsubishi dealers will inspect the airbag wiring and re-route it if necessary. If the wire is damaged, the seat-mounted airbag will be replaced. There will be no charge for this service.

Vehicle owners can reach Mitsubishi at 1-800-222-0037. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-001.

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