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Recall 17V609000

Defective Relays Cause Engine To Stall

Recall Details

Defective relays may cause the engine to stall while driving, the engine to overheat or a reduction of engine power. Dealers will replace the affected relays free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Defective relays may cause the engine to stall, reduce engine power, or cause engine overheating. These circumstances would increase risk of a crash.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Mitsubishi must be performed by a Mitsubishi dealership. Mitsubishi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mitsubishi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-17-005.

Electrical & Lights, September 29, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 29, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
132,552
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V609000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Outlander, 2015-2016 Lancer and Outlander Sport, and 2015 Lancer Evolution vehicles. These vehicles may have defective relays that can result in an engine stall, reduced engine power or the engine overheating.
Consequence
If the engine stalls, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
Remedy
MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected relays, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 28, 2017. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-17-005.
Notify
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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