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2013-20 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled

Mitsubishi has recalled the Outlander PHEV to fix a problem with its 12V battery.

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia has recalled the 2013-2020 Outlander plug-in hybrid to fix a problem with the 12V battery.

“The 12 volt AGM (absorbent glass mat) battery located in the rear of the luggage compartment of may have been replaced prior to/or after sale, with a non-AGM battery,” the company says in its recall notice.

“A non-AGM battery may release hydrogen sulphide gas in the event of battery failure. If the vehicle is involved in a collision there is the potential that acid could leak.”

  • A total of 3677 vehicles are included in the recall
  • A VIN list of affected vehicles is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

Mitsubishi will contact owners of the affected vehicles and advise them to organise a free fix with their nearest dealer.

MORE: Everything Mitsubishi Outlander

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Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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