MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1997 : Problems
ODI ID: 722464 NHTSA Complaint ID: 220392
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1997 ECLIPSE 97
Component/Parts: Roof Pillar
Failure Date: October 05, 1999 Complaint Date: May 09, 2000
City/State: JACKSONVILLE, FL (Florida)
Crash: NA Fire: No Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: two top brackets in the convertible top have bent, preventing top from lowering completely. i was told by the dealer that this is a very common problem caused by stretching in a pair of straps in the top. these straps have been replaced in subsequent models. if this is a known design failure, do i as the consumer have any recourse in having this repaired? *ak .
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