MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1996 : Problems

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ODI ID: 714150 NHTSA Complaint ID: 197302

Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1996 ECLIPSE 96

Component/Parts: Engine

Failure Date: October 28, 1999 Complaint Date: November 01, 1999

City/State: MODESTO, CA (California)
Crash: NA Fire: Yes Injured: 0 Deaths: 0


Complaint Description: driving at 40mph hydraulic timing belt tensioner failed resulting in idler pulleys to seize and catch fire. had motor not been shut off when it was, motor would have been damaged beyond repair. .


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