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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer recall SR-18-001

Mitsubishi Recall SR-18-001: Belt Tensioner May Break Allowing Belt To Detach

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

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

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine — Gasoline — Belts And Associated Pulleys

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.
Actions
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.
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Date Announced
JAN 26, 2018
Vehicles Affected
141,053
Mitsubishi Recall #
SR-18-001
NHTSA Campaign #
18V069000
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