MITSUBISHI GALANT 2000 : Problems
Underhood wiring,Automatic Transmission,ABS Antilock,Power Steering Fluid
ODI ID: 899822 NHTSA Complaint ID: 330261,330259,330258,330260
Make: Mitsubishi Model: 2000 GALANT 00
Component/Parts: Underhood wiring,Automatic Transmission,ABS Antilock,Power Steering Fluid
Failure Date: November 13, 2001 Complaint Date: December 04, 2001
City/State: MCHENRY, IL (Illinois)
Crash: NA Fire: Yes Injured: 0 Deaths: 0
Complaint Description: while driving 45-50 mph smelled smoke. consumer applied brakes, and they faded. transmission slipped. consumer pulled over, and front of vehicle burst into flames. fire department put out fire, vehicle was towed to dealer. factory representative determined mitsubishi was not responsible. there was recall000295001 on power steering tube that could cause a fire, but this vehicle was not affected. vehicle was totalled, no injuries. *ak .
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Last Update: August 28, 2004