MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 2001 : Problems
Rack and Pinion Steering
ODI ID: 748555 NHTSA Complaint ID: 300147
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 2001 ECLIPSE 01
Component/Parts: Rack and Pinion Steering
Failure Date: June 23, 2001 Complaint Date: July 16, 2001
City/State: LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (California)
Crash: Yes Fire: No Injured: 1 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: right front steering assembly (tie rod & ball joints) tore away from where it was attached to the frame resulting in the vehicle to go out of control . vehicle struck the curb and rolled over on the vehicle's left side, sliding approx 500 feet on its side. *ak .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004