Mitsubishi recalls Lancer Evolutions over clutch master cylinder

Clutch master cylinder failure reduces ability to shift vehicle into or out of gear.


Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2008 to 2013 Lancer Evolution vehicles manufactured from Dec. 12, 2007, through March 5, 2013, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the affected vehicles, the clutch master cylinder can fail.

Failure of the clutch master cylinder reduces the ability to shift the vehicle into or out of gear, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected clutch master cylinders free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, Nov. 11, 2013. Owners may contact Mitsubishi at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's campaign number for this recall is SR-13-009.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. 

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