MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER SPORT 2015: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER SPORT Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-06-25 - 2015-11-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V548000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-22 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-22
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-16-005
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 45731
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. "MMNA" is recalling certain model year 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured June 25, 2014, through November 25, 2015 and equipped with a 2.0L engine and a continuously variable transmission "CVT". During assembly, a clamp for a CVT hose may not have been properly secured, allowing the hose to detach and leak transmission fluid.
Consequence:
      If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may become inoperable, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, if leaking transmission fluid contacts an a hot surface there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose clamps, correcting their installation, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-16-005.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.