|Make : MITSUBISHI||Model : OUTLANDER SPORT||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2014-06-25 – 2015-11-25|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V563000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2016-08-15||Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-28||Date Added to Database: 2016-07-28|
|Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-16-006|
|Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 82436|
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. “MMNA” is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles and 2016 Outlander and Lancer vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a constant velocity transmission “CVT” that, in certain driving conditions, may cause a delay in the vehicle accelerating.
A hesitation during acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.
MMNA has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the CVT control unit with modified software, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-16-006.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.