MITSUBISHI 3000GT 1997 : Problems
ODI ID: 729233 NHTSA Complaint ID: 250437,250449
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1997 3000GT 97
Failure Date: January 27, 1999 Complaint Date: August 26, 2000
City/State: BOWIE, MD (Maryland)
Crash: NA Fire: No Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: problem exists with chrome peeling on all (4) wheels, replaced by mitsubishi jan. of 1999 contacted mits. several times during week of aug. 20, 2000. was told they were not going to replace wheels have been through 3 sets of tires because of the wheel defect. tire companys have explained chrome peeling causes air leakage between tire and rim causing low tire pressure. this condition is not only dangerous but causes extreme tire wear.serivce manager at jerry's mits. stated he knew of defect of peeling on the inside of the wheel, but wheels have not been recalled. recently in the baltimore sun paper article about mits. not issuing recalls for several safety defects but correcting the problems without the customer knowing . would like information regarding the wheels if other owners have made complaints. .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004