MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER 2016: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Make : MITSUBISHI Model : OUTLANDER Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-05-11 - 2016-04-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V563000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-28
Manufacturers Involved: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: SR-16-006
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 82436
Summary:
      Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. "MMNA" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles and 2016 Outlander and Lancer vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a constant velocity transmission "CVT" that, in certain driving conditions, may cause a delay in the vehicle accelerating.
Consequence:
      A hesitation during acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      MMNA has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the CVT control unit with modified software, free of charge. The recall began on August 15, 2016. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-16-006.
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.