Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling 76,508 model year 2019-2022 Outlander Sport vehicles 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.
What to do
Dealers will update the CVT-ECU software free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on August 24, 2022.
Owners may contact MMNA customer service at (888) 648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-22-004.