Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2019-22 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 76,508
Report Date: August 2, 2022
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Outlander Sport vehicles equipped with continuously variable transmissions and mechanical key ignition systems. A software error in the transmission control unit (CVT-ECU) may incorrectly reduce the transmission gear ratio at high speeds, which can result in an engine stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the CVT-ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 24, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-22-004.

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