Nearly 50,000 Mitsubishi cars across Australia are being recalled.
The recall is due to defect in the affected power relays means the part may overheat, possibly leading to engine failure.
"As a result, the engine may stall during driving, fail to restart or failsafe protection may be activated, with a loss of engine power," the notice said.
48,209 vehicles are affected.
The consumer watchdog published a list of car vehicle identification numbers subject to the recall, which can also be checked on the Mitsubishi website.