Vehicles affected: Approximately 141,000 model-year 2009-12 Mitsubishi Lancer sedans, model-year 2010-12 Lancer Sportback hatchbacks, model-year 2008-12 Outlander SUVs and model-year 2011-12 Outlander Sport SUVs
The Problem: The drive belt automatic tensioner may crack and detach, which will cause the battery to discharge and the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will inspect and replace the belt tensioner, as necessary, for free.
What Owners Should Do: Mitsubishi will begin notifying owners March 27. Owners can call the automaker at 888-648-7820, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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