MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER 2001 : Problems
Transmission Column Shift
ODI ID: 10010464 NHTSA Complaint ID: 415985
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 2001 ECLIPSE SPYDER 01
Component/Parts: Transmission Column Shift
Failure Date: March 12, 2003 Complaint Date: March 14, 2003
City/State: CORONA, CA (California)
Crash: No Fire: No Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: the shifting knob on the mitsubishi eclipse spyder loosens over a short period of time causing the shifting knob to come free of the shifter. leaving the driver without the capability or shifting control of the metal shaft. the driver must then try and slow to a stop and re-install the shifting knob. this has happened several times with the dealer installing new screws, which work free within a week or so. the dealer has been unable to stop the problem from recurring.*jb .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004