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Mitsubishi recalls model year 2019-2022 Outlander Sport vehicles

The transmission may malfunction, causing an engine stall

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicle
Photo source: Mitsubishi
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.

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