1996 Mitsubishi eclipse Problems

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1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Other
ODI No: 10002884 - i bought a 1996 mitsubishi eclipse and on the way home it broke down completly. i researched the car and found evidence that the odometer has either been disconected or rolled back. the rea

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Axle Shaft
ODI No: 10005147 - i was driving down the street traveling 30mph when i heard a loud bang!!! my car slammed to a halt in the front yard of some unknown house. only to see that the front driver side of my car

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Other
ODI No: 10006575 - 1996 mitsubishi eclipse. *****dims 11 ivoq entry posted after 12/12/02 cut-over to artemis****770819.*ak *jb .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 10010346 - i was driving about 70 on the interstate, i pulled off onto the access road. my car felt very unstable. i was coming down a hill into a very busy intersection, and i was easing through the

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Headlight
ODI No: 10012147 - the vehicles left headlight had a white film over it which caused the light not to extend the full distance. dealer notified. *nlm scc .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Door Hinge
ODI No: 10020675 - both door handles broke off in my hand when i attempted to open the door. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering
ODI No: 10039602 - my 1996 mitsubishi eclipse was in for servicing the timing belt. the service manager called me to ask if i would approve an upgrade for an idler pulley for the ac/power steering belt. sinc

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 10040009 - owner has hardly ever used the convertible top. the convertible top is separating from the frame,it is bulging out. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 10053105 - while traveling down our street, my lower ball joint on my 1996 mitsubishi eclipse gs failed. i was traveling approximately 30-35 mph at the time of the failure. my vehicle pulled hard to th

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Crankcase PCV Clutch
ODI No: 10053502 - crankshaft has repositioned itself causing the clutch to become inoperative. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint Suspension Upper Ball Joint
ODI No: 10061252 - consumer received a recall notice for ball joints in september 2000. consumer took vehicle to the dealer, who inspected the vehicle, but did not repair the ball joints. dealer indicated ba

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 10063966 - air bag failures- front. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Upper Ball Joint
ODI No: 10066667 - while driving the vehicle the the ball joint slipped out. this caused the drivers side tire to fall off and the vehicle fell to the ground on the drivers side. *mr .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 10066686 - while sitting at an intersection another driver on the opposite side of the street ran a red light and hit the vehicle head on. the vehicle's air bags did not deploy and the driver and pass

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 10067166 - while driving at normal speed right ball joint broke. as a result, consumer's vehicle was involved in a collision. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension Lower Arm
ODI No: 10067399 - consumer took vehcile to the dealership to be inspected, and mechanic determined that lower control arms were wearing out prematurely. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 10082132 - while at a stop front passenger side ball joint failed. vehicle was towed. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 10082624 - constant pulsating of brakes when applying them. took car to the dealership the 1st time and had the rotors replaced. mitsubishi paid for 1/2 of the cost and i paid the rest. this was in

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine Engine exhaust Muffler Tail pipe
ODI No: 10082626 - maintained regular oil changes and was notified that i had an oil leak in my engine. i saved enough money to have the head gasket replaced to fix the oil leak. the head gasket was replaced

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Body
ODI No: 10082630 - bought car in nov 1996. about 5 months or so after purchasing the car, the drivers side sun visor can detached from the ceiling. i was told that this is not a covered warranty service. i

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 10082632 - car was idling at a very low rpm. i had the car serviced and was still idling very low. when coming to a stop, the car wanted to stall. meaning the rpms dropped to zero and then the idle

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Tires
ODI No: 501944 - driver side front tire blew out, causing driver to lose control of vehicle, resulting in accident/injury. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Parking Brake
ODI No: 504652 - emergency brake failed, causing vehicle to roll out of a parking spot into another vehicle. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 504732 - convertible top leaks at windshield and driver's side window area. 8ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Fuel Injection System Brake Disc Rotor Sunroof
ODI No: 509060 - warpedbrake rototrs, causing brake failure, also fuel injection//sunroof malfunctioned. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Warning Light
ODI No: 509932 - brake warning light illuminated due to low brake fluid on a four month old vehicle. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 510191 - brake pads/rotors replaced due to scraping noise. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension
ODI No: 510344 - vibration from braking system. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 511884 - brake rotors failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Clutch Pedal Seats Brake Disc Rotor Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 517758 - transmission won't pull or go into gear due to a failed pressure plate. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 519221 - brake pads failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Seats
ODI No: 520804 - driver's front seat rail assembly failure. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Hydraulic Brake Wheels
ODI No: 522040 - recurring brake failures despite being sent in for repairs multiple times. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Tank Assembly
ODI No: 522604 - vehicle serviced per recall for fuel tank malfunction. after repair, fuel tank was filled, fuel was later found dripping from tank area and puddled on the ground. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Seat Recliner
ODI No: 522618 - seat latches malfunction. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Sunroof
ODI No: 535040 - sun roof rattles very loudly and gets stuck. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Interior wiring
ODI No: 536439 - left main wiring harness and wiring to upper rear brake light failed, starting fire. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 538667 - front rotors failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 539848 - convertible top weather strip failures. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Electrical System Brake
ODI No: 542945 - vehicle continually having electrical problems with short in system causing battery failures on several occasions. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 543606 - rear window exploded for no apparent reason. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Wheels
ODI No: 544602 - after repair of right front axle seal the right front wheel fell off the vehicle. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 550292 - consumer was denied repair under recall #99-002, dealership refused due to worn part rather that cracked or split. *mjs .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint Suspension Lower Ball Joint Wheels Lugs Nuts Bolts Wheels Lugs Nuts Bolts
ODI No: 556897 - owner would like to make manufacture aware, that this is the first and only recall notification (99v066) he received, owner states that manufacture took a long time notifing consumers about

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 556948 - possible ball joint failure prior to recall notice 99v-066 may have caused accident in which consumer lost control of the vehicle and struck garbage cans, utility box and fire hydrant, the b

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 562157 - the lower lateral arm ball joint were defective causing premature and excessive wear to the tires, the driver of the vehicle also noticed extreme vibration coming from the front end of the v

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Wheels
ODI No: 564990 - consumer states that the front wheel rim had a dent caused by a hitting a small pothole. further examination confirmed that three of the four wheels were cracked and unsafe. dealership ref

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine
ODI No: 603020 - engine overheating. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Caliper Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 603108 - brake calipers failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 603144 - problem with speaker cover. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine Air conditioner Seats Seats Seat Recliner Speed Control Sunroof Windshield
ODI No: 603224 - vehicle makes high screeching noise when it is cold. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 604621 - speaker failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 604809 - speaker covers failed continually. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 EGR Valve
ODI No: 604896 - egr valve solenoid failed, causing vehicle to stutter between gears. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine
ODI No: 703158 - i had many problems with this car. the first time happened nov 1997, since i got the car in the spring of 1996, wee i kep my old car and the first winter i used this old car and my new car

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Bumper
ODI No: 710062 - damage to front bumper assembly when loading car onto flatbed for towing. note: this particular vehicle has a history of different problems, minor and major. transmission shop was consulted

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Fuse
ODI No: 711782 - no summary .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Drum
ODI No: 713245 - i purchased my mitsubishi eclipse 2 years ago. i have replaced the pads and rotors on my car a total of 3 times. i returned to the dealership again this month only to find out that i again

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 714150 - driving at 40mph hydraulic timing belt tensioner failed resulting in idler pulleys to seize and catch fire. had motor not been shut off when it was, motor would have been damaged beyond repa

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Steering Knuckle Spindle Arm
ODI No: 714611 - the manufacturer is not wanting to repair the recall because they said the ball joint broke before i receieved the recall. plus, they are wanting to charge me for the repair for the labor.

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 717246 - i have experienced nothing but problems with the body shop personnel at little rock dodge, and the service department at little rock mitsubishi in handling this matter. it has been a month

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 717473 - the passenger's side airbag has a rattle from within the module. the dealer was unable to identify what the cause of the rattle is. i'm afraid that either the airbag won't properly deploy

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc
ODI No: 718013 - rotors and brakes have been a problem since i bought this car new. rotors have to be resurfaced every 6 months, and new brakes. there has been no charge except for brakes. now dealership tel

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Speed Control
ODI No: 718857 - the dealer seems unconcerned about my car. no safety defect mentioned in the summary. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 718967 - the accident was a near head on collision with other vehicle (chevrolet blazer) traveling approximately 40-50 mph. neither air bag deployed although entire front of car was destroyed. car

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Clutch
ODI No: 728923 - 42 days after the purchase of my vehicle(used), i stopped at a stop sign and could not go into 1st gear to pull forward. the car wouldn't go into any gear while the car was running. after ha

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake light Brake light Brake Disc Brake Disc
ODI No: 729502 - i have had to replace brakes 4x's. they should be recalled. issued complaint. dealer unhelpful. breaks squeal loudly even after being fixed. should be able to retrieve number of times take

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension Control Arm
ODI No: 730973 - i took my 96 eclipse to a mitsubishi dealer (carlsbad mitsubishi) nearly a year ago to follow up on a ball joint recall i had heard about. the dealership briefly looked inot my car and told

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 731223 - when traveling at higher speeds and braking the brakes and /or rotors shudders /shake real bad to the point of throwing off stering capability in vehicle and shakes more so going down hill ,

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension Control Arm
ODI No: 732575 - recall in november on ball joint, had auto co. check, said it was no problem. sunday when pulling away from curb, heard loud popping sound, got out and looked, didn't see anything wrong, w

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Other
ODI No: 734000 - this component is part of a recall (sr-99-002) and the dealer (miami lakes mitsubishi) refuses to replace this part at no charge.. please help. no afety defect listed in the summary. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Speed Control
ODI No: 737076 - the dealership offered to throw in a throttle body cleaning, free of charge, but as i looked at other complaints..i realized it is a problem that needs to be fixed, because of linkages and c

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 743134 - mitsubishi replaced the head gasket at 38,000 miles due to it leaking oil. owner reported it leaking oil 2000 miles later. mitsubishi denied there was a leak. i just had to replace my head g

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Air Bag Horn Engine
ODI No: 746650 - prior to expiration of warranty, driver side airbag was determined by dealership that airbag was defective because horn would not work. in january 2001 i had the car in for a head gasket and

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 96 Interior wiring
ODI No: 748315 - i had parked this auto and went inside to sleep- was awaken by horn going off in auto- went out to see what was going on and when i open the door all i saw was a blast of smoke that hit me i

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 748863 - my eclipse has been in and out of the mitsubishi dealer seven times in a period of three years going into the fourth year for the same problem over and over again being that i would be drivi

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Body
ODI No: 751664 - support frame for roof too small for stress placed on them. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 755102 - oil leaking from head gasket. oil guy told me it could be a factory defect because he has seen this problem in the same models. however, the dealer refused to fix it with no-charge claiming

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine Engine exhaust Steering Tie Rod Front Suspension Lower Arm
ODI No: 759384 - on january 14 i took my car to punte hills mitsubishi for a recall on the lower control arms. since i was there i asked them to inspect my car for anything that needed to be replaced. at t

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 760607 - 1 set of replacement tires (4 each) were purchased and all have tread separation and 1 blowout one after another. sears auto center simply replaced the tires (under their pro-rated warranty)

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Seat Belt Retractor
ODI No: 761195 - drivers side seat belt does not stay in clamp. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 96 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 762182 - i was driving home from school on a major hig way when i heard an aweful noise coming from under my car, it sounded as if i was dragging something. i got off at the next exit and lookedf und

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 767161 - my daughter and i were traveling between 60 &65 at 6:30am may 21, 2002 when i noticed a loud noise coming from the bottom of the car, instantaneously the front wheels locked up and the car w

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Tires
ODI No: 770750 - after coming from a stop at a stop light, reaching a speed of around 10 mph, heard loud pop (almost like tire blowing out), tried to pull off to side of road, which at that point all i heard

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Headlight
ODI No: 781947 - healights failed to operate prperly. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering Pump
ODI No: 8000713 - power steering belt fell off because of power steering bracket. contacted dealer, and dealer stated warranty had expired, and consumer had to buy updated brackets. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine
ODI No: 8000988 - while driving vehicle began to loss power and would not accelerate above 15 mph, cause unknown. please give any further details.*ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine Other
ODI No: 8000989 - engine check light illuminated indicating a problem with head gaskets. dealer replaced head gaskets. however, engine check light remained on. cause unknown. please give any further det

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8010356 - all 4 of vehicle's rims are bent, due to material being too soft.*jb .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension
ODI No: 8012421 - while traveling on highway or making a turn steering has vibration inside of the wheel. dealership is aware of problem.*ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 8014625 - consumer took vehicle to dealer because srs air bag light came on. dealer stated that both driver's and passenger's air bags needed to be replaced. air bags have never been deployed. cons

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 8017876 - at 65 mph consumer noticed smoke coming from underneath vehicle, front wheels locked up, and vehicle went in circles. dealer determined that transmission needed to be replaced. transmission

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake
ODI No: 8018585 - consumer applied brakes and pedal went all the way down to the floor. dealership was aware of problem.*ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 801906 - consumer stated that he rearended another vehicle and the air bags did not deploy. going approximately (40) or (45) mph at time of impact. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension Control Arm
ODI No: 8021119 - consumer states that while driving at any speed and no warning the front ball joint are worn and the consumer can hear a loud popping noise. dealer notified. mr .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Underhood wiring
ODI No: 803254 - lost power while driving and caught fire under the hood area. please explain in more detail. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Ignition
ODI No: 803383 - driving the car and the car lost its power(stalled) and then started to smoke and caught on fire. please explain. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Tank Assembly
ODI No: 803701 - consumer states that fuel tank leaks gasoline, also consumer can't get any help to remedy the problem. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 804386 - frontal collision, impact 12:00, driving a speed 55mph, driver's side airbag did not deploy. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 804387 - vehicle involved in frontal collision, lost control of vehicle, impact 12:00 position speed 55mph, driver's side airbag did not deploy. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Brake
ODI No: 804736 - there was a flood, applied the brakes and the car started to spin, hit a bus head-on and ended up in a ditch and the dual air bags did not deploy. please describe in detail. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Body
ODI No: 807737 - involved in an head on collision at 55mph the floorboard was torn loose on the passenger's front seat and the front end was totaled and the air bag did not deploy. please describe details.

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Seat belt
ODI No: 808115 - owner states that his driver's side seatlap belt came loose, notes that while just getting into vehicle it fell apart, owner thinks a screw maybe loose. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering Pump
ODI No: 808176 - owner states that power steering belt popped out when she took vehicle to dealer the first time, she was told that her crankshaft sprocket broke ,the problem was corrected but it keeps retu

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Brake Disc Caliper Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 808258 - at 2800 miles the brake rotors and calipers wear out and need to be replaced . *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 808702 - abs brake failure, when brakes are applied a vibration occurs and brakes pulsate, vehicle pulls to left and right, applied brakes on wet surface, impact 12:oo position speed 10mph. *ak

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 810096 - owner was hit head-on by another car and her airbags didn't deploy. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 814541 - while driving vehicle about 40 to 45 mph the comsumer heard a grinding noise like metal to metal. brakes were gone as comsumer tried to step on the brake pedal, and weren't any. comsumer t

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor Front Suspension
ODI No: 814944 - while driving vehicle about 35 mph the comsumer had a brake problem. when stepping on brake pedal, trying to stop the vehicle, it took long time to st0p, and when stopping the brakes grabb

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 816943 - consumer was sitting at a red light, foot depressed on the brake pedal vehicle jumped forward, hitting the leading car, foot was still on the brake pedal, vehicle continued to move forward,

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 817004 - consumer has been experiencning problems with the brakes. she has had the vehicle into the dealer for the front brakes and the rotors. had brakes and rotors replaced in july/ august and in

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Axle Shaft
ODI No: 817042 - wheel bearings leaking oil, can rotate casing more than 3 inches, according to dealer. whole casing could separate, causing crash. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Turn Signal Flasher Seat Recliner Brake Brake Disc Brake Light
ODI No: 819059 - vehicle will begin to shake/stutter when brakes are applied. will stop and let go when applying brakes. dealer replaced rotors 3 times, both front brake pads. cannot explain problem. *ak

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering
ODI No: 820579 - the power steering failed causing loss of hydraulic pressure. the vehicle has only 5,000 miles on it. was told by a mechanic that this was common for the vehicle to act like that. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Brake
ODI No: 822608 - consumer hit truck head-on at approximately 30 mph. defect in driver and passenger airbags caused the air bags not to deploy. no warning was given that airbags were defective. also vehicle h

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 827757 - consumer was in an accident with a truck going about 65mph and the air bags not did deploy. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Automatic Transmission Manual Transmission
ODI No: 830959 - transmission makes a loud revving noise, and has a shifting problem. dealer has been contacted. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Electrical wiring Clutch
ODI No: 832502 - clutch line has blown, causing the vehicle to completely shut down. dealer replaced the short block which only temporarily remedied the problem. cause unknown. please give any further deta

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Steering
ODI No: 837435 - vehicle was involved in an accident. it slid off the road into an enbankment and rolled over into a complete turn. upon impact, driver's side air bag did not depoly. dealer/manufacturer

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 844625 - while the vehicle was parked. consumer went to put the top down when both brackets bent, causing a failure. consumer contacted dealer. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 845822 - vehicle rear endeded another vehicle at about 35mph, and neither driver's side nor passenger's side airbags deployed. driver suffered injury to head from steering wheel. dealer has not seen

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 847356 - consumer was involved in a 40 mph frontal collision in which the driver's/passenger's air bags did not deploy. please give any further details. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine
ODI No: 847502 - while driving the vehicle stalled unexpectedly which may cause a crash. been to dealer several times, an d dealer cannot determine the cause. please provide further information. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Front Suspension Control Arm
ODI No: 852575 - vehicle was taken in for repair, prior to recall notice (mfr sr-99-002). the vehicle was not affected by the recall so no repairs were done. however, after leaving the dealership, the tire w

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Door
ODI No: 853152 - while opening the door, the handle broke off. dealer has been contacted. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Hood Latch
ODI No: 854925 - for no apparent reason, while driving 60 mph, hood flew open. driver was able to pull off the road safely. safety latch did not hold the hood. vehicle was taken to a body shop for repairs

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Upper Ball Joint
ODI No: 856441 - consumer stated that vehicle was on recall #9089. while he was driving lost control of vehicle because ball joint broke. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine Belt Pulley
ODI No: 857844 - consumer had to replace three times the engine belt which wasn't lining up with the bracket. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 862315 - consumer contacted the dealer in refernce to recall 99v066001/manufacturer's recall sr99002/ lower ball joint boots. dealer inspected vehicle, no parts replaced, consumer noted that the lo

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 870428 - consumer was traveling on highway and transmission fluid was leaking out from underneath of vehicle. vehicle was towed to dealership. mechanic told her that vehicle needed transm

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 874977 - problem with convertible top which will not go all the way down properly, and causing inside damage to top fabric. dealer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was out of its war

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 875351 - pe00-046 ; consumer was traveling about 65mph on highway and vehicle started to vibrate. she was able to pull over to the shoulder, and noticed that passenger's side tire tread had sepa

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 880508 - head gasket failed, it was made of paper, not steel. constant leaks on gasket from where head meets engine. dealer recognized problem, and agreed to replace free of charge if consumer

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering Pump
ODI No: 881841 - power steering belt has come off while driving on two different occasions. this happened because pulley was out of line. dealer has been contacted. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 882451 - while having vehicle serviced technician noticed that head gasket was leaking oil. technician stated that another engine this size has had a recall. please provide further information.*ak

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 885527 - head gasket has blown, causing leakage of quart of oil about every thousand mile. manufacuter has developed 13 different gaskets to prevent failure, but it does not resolve problem.*ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Speed Control
ODI No: 888488 - when starting car with foot on brake, tires were skidding, and car took off into a pole. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 892740 - consumer received recall notice nhtsa 00v421001/manud to perform repairs due to the fact that the side that was defective was n0t the side stated in the recall. please provide further deta

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 894564 - while driving 40 mph in a "misty" light rain vehicle hit an embankment head-on which caused vehicle to roll over three times. consumer received no injuries, but was examined for trauma. bo

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Upper Ball Joint
ODI No: 895795 - consumer was traveling 25mph, going around a curb, and there was a brief noise. he felt vibration from underneath of vehicle because ball joint broke, and vehicle slid into a light pole. p

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Suspension Lower Ball Joint Tires
ODI No: 896509 - consumer received recall 00v421001 on front end for lower ball joints . since last month front passenger side tire has worn down to steel belt. wires were coming out of tires. contact de

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine
ODI No: 897410 - white smoke comes out of the tail pipe when vehicle is running. engine is knocking and oil has to be put in vehicle every 3 days. took to dealer, and they have not found cause. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Engine
ODI No: 899636 - engine head gaskets were leaking and causing vehicle to stall when driving above 15 mph. dealer has been contacted for problem, and replaced head gaskets. please provide further details

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Speed Control Spring
ODI No: 9001037 - vehicle suddenly accelerated and smashed into a wall, both driver and passenger air bar deployed. drivers right foot never left the brakes .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Engine Gas Fuel System
ODI No: 9002621 - oil leaks, antenna problems, fuel problem, meaning the car does not run correctly. now the car does not work at all .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 978100 - failure of the emergency parking brake caused the vehicle to roll freely. tt .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Power Steering Pump
ODI No: 979782 - while driving the power assist belt fell off, resulting in a power loss. please describe. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Speed Control Speed Control
ODI No: 980337 - vehicle is surging forward while driving, vehicle is surging high rpms. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 Gas Tank Assembly
ODI No: 981138 - when filling up the gas tank the gas came gushing out of the bottom near exhaust manifold. please describe. *ak .



Source Mitsubishi Problems/Defects/Complaints from National Highway Traffic and Safety Adminstration (NHTSA)

Last Update: August 28, 2004