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Mitsubishi Recall SR-14-009: Drive Belt May Detach Due To Worn Engine Pulley

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

If the drive belt detaches, the battery may discharge, resulting in an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

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

Summary
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Lancer, Lancer Evolution, and Outlander; 2009-2011 Lancer Sportback, Lancer Rilliart, and Lancer Sportback Ralliart; and 2011 Outlander Sport vehicles. The affected vehicles, manufactured with 4B1 engines, have an engine pulley and belt arrangement for turning the alternator, the cooling fan and the power steering pump (if equipped). These pulleys may experience unusual wear and allow for belt detachment.
Actions
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the drive belt with a rubber belt. Drive pulleys that are excessively worn will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on October 15, 2014. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-14-009.
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Date Announced
SEP 12, 2014
Vehicles Affected
165,923
Mitsubishi Recall #
SR-14-009
NHTSA Campaign #
14V562000
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