According to a notice from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Mitsubishi Outlanders affected by this recall may have a defect in the automatic locking release (ALR) of the seat belt assemblies at the seat positions. co-driver and second row seats. This can stop working before the seat belt is fully retracted, limiting the protection of the child restraint system and increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
The total number of new-generation Mitsubishi Outlanders recalled this time is 2,865 units in the US alone, manufactured between February 2 and March 2 of this year. The main solution is that the dealer will check and replace the seat belt assembly free of charge for customers if necessary.
The supplier that caused the recall problem for the Mitsubishi Outlander this time is also a familiar name – Autoliv, the company that also caused a series of other cars to have to perform recalls due to seat belt defects similar to: Land Rover, Mercedes, Toyota, BMW, Volvo, Lamborghini… Specifically, most recently in April, Land Rover with a quantity of 14,800 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport (both from 2016 – 2017 models) was recalled. in America.
Previously, in September last year, Volvo also had to carry out a recall program of 19,149 vehicles in the US for XC40, V60, XC60, V60CC, V90, V90CC and XC90 models. In August 2021, more than 21,000 vehicles belonging to the BMW group were also affected by the same issue, involving the MINI, Rolls-Royce, BMW brands and even the Toyota Supra model (manufactured by BMW). .
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