SR-18-001 - DRIVE BELT AUTO TENSIONER − SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN - 2008-2012 Mitsubishi

January 26, 2018

Belt Tensioner may Break Allowing Belt to Detach

If the drive belt detaches, the battery will discharge and the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V069

Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 141,053

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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14 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MITSUBISHI LANCER 2009-2012
MITSUBISHI LANCER SPORTBACK 2010-2012
MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER 2008-2012
MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2011-2012

19 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- March 27, 2018 - PARTS BULLETIN - DRIVE BELT AUTO TENSIONER – SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN

RCMN-18V069-7072.pdf 22.081KB

Download (PDF, 22KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- March 27, 2018 - * * ADVANCE TECHNICAL INFORMATION NOTICE * * - Drive Belt Auto Tensioner Safety Recall Campaign

RCMN-18V069-0797.pdf 210.286KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-2339.pdf 193.692KB

Download (PDF, 189KB)


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-9473.pdf 155.307KB

Download (PDF, 152KB)


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-2851.pdf 194.945KB

Download (PDF, 190KB)


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-18V069-2316.pdf 1808.495KB

Download (PDF, 1.72MB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-18V069-3370.pdf 245.707KB

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Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-18V069-5270.pdf 216.503KB

Download (PDF, 211KB)


Recall 573 Report - AMENDMENT 1

RCLRPT-18V069-5969.PDF 216.618KB

Download (PDF, 212KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- February 9, 2018 - Drive Belt Auto Tensioner Safety Recall Campaign

RCMN-18V069-2247.pdf 98.371KB

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Recall Quarterly Report - Report #2, 2018-2

RCLQRT-18V069-9045.PDF 214.651KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2018-1

RCLQRT-18V069-9730.PDF 214.537KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2018-3

RCLQRT-18V069-8756.PDF 211.366KB

Download (PDF, 206KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2018-4

RCLQRT-18V069-1945.PDF 211.484KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- Subject: Safety Recall Re-notification Campaign

RCMN-18V069-7096.pdf 91.752KB

Download (PDF, 90KB)


ISSUED Owner Re-Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-0875.pdf 194.679KB

Download (PDF, 190KB)


ISSUED Owner Re-Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-5601.pdf 202.3KB

Download (PDF, 198KB)


ISSUED Owner Re-Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-2130.pdf 195.914KB

Download (PDF, 191KB)


ISSUED Owner Re-Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V069-3662.pdf 388.082KB

Download (PDF, 379KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V069&docType=RCL


 

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