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2014-2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Engine Issue

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The problem: Affected vehicles may be hard to start when the engine coolant temperature is low (between 32 and 68 degrees). This is due to a software glitch.

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander
  • Equipped with 3.0-liter V-6 engines

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Corrective action: Dealers will update the engine control module software.

Warranty info: This service bulletine is being performed free of charge under the Mitsubishi new-vehicle or extended warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if your vehicle is involved in this service bulletin. You also can call Mitsubishi at 888-648-7820 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hotline at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 16-13-001.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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