Mitsubishi Recalls Lancers for Air Bags
Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. is recalling 66,001 2004-06 Lancer and Lancer Evolution vehicles and 2004 Lancer Sportback vehicles.
These vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with a different inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on Oct. 22.
Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-17-001. This recall supersedes recall 15V-321.
Chrysler Recalls Vehicles to Check Previous Repairs
Chrysler is recalling 646,394 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles.
The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous recall campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster shield, correcting the installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 7.
Chrysler's number for this recall is T59.
Mazda Recalls Cars for Wiring Issues
Mazda North American Operations is recalling 57,878 2015-16 Mazda6 vehicles. Debris from the welding process during manufacturing of the front passenger seat frame may damage the occupant classification system (OCS) wiring.
If the wiring becomes damaged, there may be a loss of power steering assist and the deactivation of the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of a crash and the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will attach a protective pad on the seat frame. If the OCS harness is damaged, insulating tape will be applied to the harness. These repairs will be performed free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Sept. 29. Mazda's number for this recall is 1517H.
Honda Recalls Incorrectly Installed Airbags
American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 646 2008-12 Accord, 2010 and 2012 Accord Crosstour, 2006-11 Civic, 2007-11 CR-V, 2009-12 Fit and Pilot, and 2010-12 Insight vehicles that received replacement passenger frontal air bag inflators.
One dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Oct. 1.
Honda's numbers for this recall are O07, Y0A, N06, G05, M04, Y01, and O09.