MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER 2008 – ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2008-06-25 – 2011-11-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V069000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-03-27 Date Received by ODI: 2018-01-26 Date Added to Database: 2018-01-29
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-18-001
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 141053
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. “MMNA” is recalling certain 2009-2012 Lancer, 2008-2012 Outlander, 2010-2012 Lancer Sportback, and 2011-2012 Outlander Sport vehicles equipped with either a 4B11 or 4B12 engine. The drive belt automatic tensioner flange may crack, allowing the accessory drive belt to detach.
Consequence:
      If the drive belt detaches, the battery will discharge and the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the belt tensioner with one that has an improved shape, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2018. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-001.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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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