Recall Roundup: Ford Recalls Super Duty Pickups; Mitsubishi Recalls Outlander, Outlander Sport SUVs

Recall Roundup: Ford Recalls Super Duty Pickups; Mitsubishi Recalls Outlander, Outlander Sport SUVs

By Joseph Dobrian, April 17, 2017
  • 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT front quarter right photo

    During the past week, Ford Motor Co. (Ford) and Mitsubishi Motors issued recalls affecting a total of 84,626 light passenger vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. The Ford recalls affect heavy-duty pickup trucks. Details for each safety recall are on the pages that follow, in alphabetical order by car brand.

  • 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat front quarter left photo

    2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty

    • Number of vehicles affected: 48,443
    • Issue: The affected trucks are equipped with 6.2-liter engines and 6-speed automatic transmissions. These transmissions may have a damaged park rod actuating plate that can result in unexpected vehicle movement even though the transmission has been shifted to “Park.”
    • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the park rod actuating plate and replace it, if necessary, free of charge.
    • Timing: Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed in April 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.
    • Manufacturer recall number: 17C06
    • NHTSA recall number: 17V225000
  • 2017 Ford F-450 Super Duty Platinum front quarter left photo

    2017 Ford F-450, F-550 Super Duty

    • Number of vehicles affected: 509
    • Issue: Operating the vehicle at highway speeds may cause the driveline to vibrate and fracture the driveline components or the transmission.
    • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft and two center bearing brackets free of charge.
    • Timing: Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed on April 6, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.
    • Manufacturer recall number: 17S08
    • NHTSA recall number: 17V212000
  • 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander front quarter left photo

    2016 Mitsubishi Outlander; 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

    • Number of vehicles affected: 35,674
    • Issue: The inside door latch mechanisms may not latch securely in high temperatures, allowing the doors to open while the vehicle is in motion.
    • Remedy: Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches free of charge.
    • Timing: The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820.
    • Manufacturer recall number: SR-17-002
    • NHTSA recall number: 17V233000
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