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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V069
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 141,053

 

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.

 

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.

 

Check if your Mitsubishi has a Recall


SR−18−001
March 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V069-2316.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.72MB)


Owner Notification Letter
March 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V069-2339.pdf

Download (PDF, 189KB)


Owner Notification Letter
March 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V069-9473.pdf

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Owner Notification Letter
March 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V069-2851.pdf

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TN-OL-01-18
March 27, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V069-7072.pdf

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ADVANCE TECHNICAL INFORMATION NOTICE
March 27, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V069-0797.pdf

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ADVANCE TECHNICAL INFORMATION
February 9, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V069-2247.pdf

Download (PDF, 96KB)


Recall Acknowledgement
January 31, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V069-3370.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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