2003 Lancer Clutch

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The following lists complaints listed with NHTSA by April 2004 regarding clutch failures in 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer and 2003 Lancer Evolution cars. Here is a comprehensive list of power train problems (clutch, automatic and manual transmission, transfer case) afflicting 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer cars.


2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: while driving at 55 mph vehicle experienced clutch failure and wouldn't accelerate.*ak .

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: 2 months ago approx. i purchased a mitsubshi evolution viii. recently the clutch failed causing great inconvenience and possible safety risk. the vehicle left me stranded on the highway at night. t

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: the clutch failed in the first 8500 miles of operation. the failure was sudden and occurred while trying to pass on a 2 lane road. while driving 55 mph, the car failed to accelerate. *ph .

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: when my mitsubishi evolution viii had 3,600 miles on it, the clutch began slipping -- this occurred while driving 45 miles per hour in traffic. i was able to drive to dealer. the dealer said the clutc

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: clutch failed at 10k000 miles. car was never raced or abused. cost of repair $1600.ot covered under new car warrenty even though it is listed as a coverable item in the warrenty book. dealer denied an

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: in august, 2003, my 2003 mitsubishi lancer evolution viii clutch failed with only 5000 miles on it. dealer denied warranty coverage as "wear item". arbitration failed to produce a favorable result,

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: mitsubishi lancer evolution clutch has been making loud squeeling noises since 4000 miles. it now has 8300 miles on it and is getting worse. the other day i went to start the vehicle, (clutch fully

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: at 1000 miles the clutch in my 03 lancer evo began to slip occasionally. i brought this to the attention of the mitsubishi service department and they explained that they could not help me unless the

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: clutch starting slipping at 10000 miles, car is not modified or abused in any way. way to early for a vehicle to have such major problems. waiting to see what service will do. *jb .

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: i have a mitsubishi lancer evolution 8, purchased in may 2003. i have 12000 miles on the car and i am now getting slippage when accelerating the car. i did not abuse this car, i did not race this car

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: clutch failure at 7,000 miles. dealer won't pay for repair, i had to pay $1350.00 plus $350 rental car. car was not abused , raced or modified. i have read many complaints on various websites t

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch Bell Housing > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY : BELL HOUSING
Complaint: i recently purchased a evo8 in december, there was 339 miles on it when i bought it. it was the last of 2003s. at around 2500 miles the clutch started slipping, took it into the service dept. at huggi

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch Pedal > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY : PEDAL/LINKAGE
Complaint: mitsu hq has circulated a service advisory to dealers to consider "any modification to vehicle for possible peripheral relationship to any failure." verbally, service departments are saying that the

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Clutch Pedal > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY : PEDAL/LINKAGE
Complaint: vehicle was experiencing a spontaneous a lack of acceleration while inadvertently losing power. there was a serious clutch problem. manufacturer denied that there was any problem. *ak .

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER 03 - Manual Transmission > POWER TRAIN : MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Complaint: at 1000 miles the clutch in my 03 lancer evo began to slip occasionally. i brought this to the attention of the mitsubishi service department and they explained that they could not help me unless the

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER EVOLUTION 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: the clutch wore out prematurely while driving between 45-55 mph. vehicle was taken to a dealership, who indicated that the clutch needed to be replaced. this was a common problem with these vehicle. *

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER EVOLUTION 03 - Clutch > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Complaint: i own a 2003 mitsubishi lancer evolution with 10,500 miles. the clutch appears to have prematurely worn out as engagement is very rough and causes the car to jump and lurch from a stand still. comin

2003 Mitsubishi LANCER EVOLUTION 03 - Clutch Pedal > POWER TRAIN : CLUTCH ASSEMBLY : PEDAL/LINKAGE
Complaint: while driving at 65 mph consumer shifted gears and smelled a burning odor. vehicle was pulled to the shoulder, and the consumer found that the push rod to the clutch was bend. vehicle was towed to