MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1998 : Problems
ODI ID: 769008 NHTSA Complaint ID: 393824,393823
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 1998 ECLIPSE 98
Component/Parts: Manual equipment,Clutch
Failure Date: October 25, 2002 Complaint Date: October 28, 2002
City/State: WHITELAND, IN (Indiana )
Crash: NA Fire: No Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: the car just stopped moving in the middle of a highway and their was no wierd sounds to forwarn me of anything! this happened in january 2001 and the dealer said it was the clutch. the dealer was rude/mean, but then i called mitsubishi motors and they told the dealer to change the clutch. here it is 22 months later, 10/2002, and the clutch is going out again the dealer is telling me. the dealers service women told me i must be a bad driver, and i told her i've drove sticks for 23 years and never had to replace a clutch before, let alone 2 clutches! something is wrong with this car! 2nd problem they said and my title shows the car to be a 1998, yet the original sticker on the body around the door says manufactured in the usa in 1997. dt .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004