2000 Mitsubishi eclipse Problems

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2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 00 Air Bag Inflator Module
ODI No: 10001088 - while traveling about 5mph on the highway she hit the consumer in front of her. and the dual airbag deploy. please provide additional information. dealer is aware of the problem. ts .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10002885 - while driving in boston, ma around rush hour, a small pot hole was hit. car was not travelling at more then 25mph. the rim bent causing the tire to deflate. rim now needs to be replaced.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 00 Visibility
ODI No: 10005079 - my dash is cracked in three different places. ts .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 10008345 - during rain the vehicle leaks through the fire wall and/or air vents into floor of vehicle.*jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Battery Cable
ODI No: 10010108 - while having the bumper fixed my collision shop discovered the wiring harness is melting. this is the same problem as nhtsa campaign id number : 99v333001 -- recall date : november 23, 1999

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Engine
ODI No: 10010814 - my car has been making a strange sound, so i took it in to the dealership yesterday. they discovered that i was out of oil- though there have been no obvious oil leaks, and the oil light ha

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10011090 - year 2000 - mitsubishi eclipse gt with 17" wheel option - factory equipped 17" wheel/tire option. dents repeatedly when contact is made with a moderate or larger size road defect. dented whe

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Door
ODI No: 10014236 - passenger door does not seal due to obstruction of window. whatever regulates how far the window goes up is missing/broken. *nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10016218 - i just recently bought a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse gs, i never once have hit any pot holes, but for some odd reason, my rim has dented severely. i am not the only person that had this problem

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Electrical wiring
ODI No: 10016490 - wiring harness for the head lamp assembly smoked and burned. head lamps inoperable. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10016690 - 2000 mitsubishi eclipse. already replaced one rim 17" factory. in the process of replacing an additional two. have also had related tire problems, needing replacement. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 10018346 - rust all over 2000 white mit. eclipse rs. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 10018614 - the wheels are bending which has happened once already before i found out that this was an on going issue. i had them fixed but now the problem is back. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Clutch Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10018655 - the rims on my 2000 mitsubishi eclipse have become dented under what would be considered less than normal wear and tear. i have taken exceptional care to protect this car from damage. as a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Engine
ODI No: 10018845 - car stalled at a stop light for no reason and had difficulty starting again. while driving, car would suddenly lose then regain power. has happened 6 times while driving in the last 3 days

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 10019054 - cd player failed. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Axle Hub
ODI No: 10019175 - both rear hub & bearing assemblys were causing vibrations in the car. car is 3 years old and the mechanic claimed he never had to replace both rear hub assemblys on such a new vehicle. the a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 10019271 - mitsubishi eclipse (2000) defective wheels. *nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10019597 - the left rear and right front rims of the vehicle bent under normal driving conditions. the consumer believed the rims were defective. *jb the dealer at mitsubishi stated that they knew

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10019798 - when the vehicle went over a bump in the road, all four rims bent. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10020434 - the rims bent, which caused the tires to become flat. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 10028652 - during and after a rain, the a/c and defroster does not work. dealers have said that the belt must have gotten wet by water splashing up from the street. once i only pulled out of the drivew

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Power Steering
ODI No: 10033783 - when the vehicle is driven through water puddles there is a complete loss of power steering for a few seconds. this failure occurs intermittently. *ak *nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 10038943 - defective alloy wheels on my 2000 mitsubishi eclipse gt: my car has merely 16,000 miles in over 3 years of use and 3 of the 4 wheels are slightly bent to noticably bent. i was walking ar

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Other
ODI No: 10039495 - cracked dashboard .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10040467 - driver side tire rims are bent causing air to escape from tire. the vehicle had several blow outs without warning causing the driver to take the vehicle to the dealership to replace tir

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Headlight
ODI No: 10041860 - the plastic socket that the light bulbs screw into are rusted and corroded. this caused headlights to malfunction while driving. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Hood
ODI No: 10043194 - my 2000 mitsubishi eclipse is rusting in the engine compartment at every seam where two pieces of metal are welded together. it is as though the vehicle is rusting from the inside out. i a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10043594 - easily bent rims on the 2000 mitsubishi eclipse gt, all my 4 rims have some sore of damage with a normal driving habits, my car shakes and feels unsafe above 60mph. *la .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Turn Signal
ODI No: 10044801 - after turning on the turn signal, it came on and off on its own. consumer took vehicle to the dealership for analysis. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 10046723 - the brakes squealed while driving at any speed. dealer and independent shop replaced the brakes pads and rotors twice, however, the noise still occurs. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air Bag Steering
ODI No: 10047792 - while driving approximately 50 mph, the steering failed when attempting to steer to the right. the vehicle went across a median into oncoming traffic and crashed into a guard rail. the air

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 10050707 - washer fluid hose failed (broke) at hood attachment point, making windshield washers inoperative. unable to clean window during inclement winter weather conditions (salt, sand), causing redu

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10052519 - mitsubishi eclipse 2000gt- i have gone through 5 rims and tires in less then one year. doing research, i have found out that i am not the only person with this issuse. my first incident w

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10052719 - rims bend for no apparent reason causing tires to blow out, fall off rims, lose air pressure and create unsafe and dangerous driving condition.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 10054744 - the clear coat on my car is bubbling and then flaking off. i have multiple large sections of my car with the clear coat bubbling up and flaking off. it looks horrendous. on top of that, ev

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10054844 - bent wheel rims on a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse which were caused by typical driving over normal roads. one wheel now fails to hold air pressure and needs to be replaced at a cost of approxima

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10056944 - rims bend easily. had four occurances of bent rims that cause tires to go flat. most recently hit a pot hole and bent rim and caused tire to go flat. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Other
ODI No: 10058696 - my dashboard is cracking all over and the paint is oxidizing (no clear coat?). i have only used clear coat safe products on my car and these conditions started at the end of 2002 and beginn

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10059743 - consumer states that three of the rims were bent. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Clutch Manual Transmission Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10063875 - the design of the manual transmission, the transmission synchros and the clutch mechanism has been faulty which causes the following parts to fail a lot earlier than any normal vehicle. -

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Power Window
ODI No: 10065233 - both windows developed cracks on the sides without the windows being hit or t being involved in an accident. vehicle was taken to a dealership, who indicated that there wa s a technical bu

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Muffler Tail pipe Sunroof
ODI No: 10068441 - i purchased my car new from modesto mitsubishi. at the time it was noted that the sunfroof molding was not installed correctly and was to be replaced. i started having problems with overh

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10072476 - two of my wheels on my 2000 mitusbishi eclipse have significant bends on them from normal driving conditions. as a result of the wheels being bent it created uneven ware in my tires and bra

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 10075335 - i have a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse that has 34000 miles on it, and about a month after i bought it the 2nd gear in the transmisswion kept grinding when shifting and i found out that a lot of o

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10075591 - while driving 35 mph, the vehicle hit a pot hole and the rear and passenger side rims bent. the vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection and the mechanic claimed that there was nothi

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 10078751 - i was driving and it a dip in the middle of the road and now my wheel is bent and unable to drive until i find a replacement.contact me on how to find one and what to do about this issue. i

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air conditioner Manual Transmission
ODI No: 10079892 - when depressing the clutch while in motion the gear would not shift properly or not at all into first/second or third gear. this almost caused a vehicle crash. they informed consumer that t

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10083686 - consumer stated that all four rims were bent, and front two tires leaked. the dealer in consumer's area closed down, and there was no contact with the manufacturer. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Starter Relay
ODI No: 10086087 - at approx. 55,000 miles, the starter relay burned out and vehicle could not be started. symptoms were erratic indicator lights on dashboard and unpredictable behavior of all electrical devic

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Macpherson Strut Front
ODI No: 10086247 - one of the front struts leaked oil. the car was hard to handle when driving. i had to take it to replace the front struts.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Hood Latch
ODI No: 10086480 - auto was purchased new and has been maintained 100% by dealership. hood latch failure so as not being able to open hood to service engine or anything under hood. have been advised that bumpe

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10086949 - the rims on my 2000 mitsubishi eclipse were starting to bend. particularly the front drivers side rim which on one side became almost flat in one area. after one occasion of driving my veh

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10086952 - driving my 2000 mitsubushi eclipse gt with stock 17" rims and tires, i hit a relatively mild pothole which bent the rim. the rim was so badly damaged that it required replacement at my expen

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10086981 - 2000 mitsbubishi eclipse. factory rims bent repeatedly and for no obvious apparent reason causing tires to rapidly depressurize. this occurred on several occasions to multiple rims. most

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10086990 - shortly after leaving home on the morning of 8/1/04 i became aware that my front left tire was flat. after replacing the wheel with its spare i went to the tire dealership where i purchased

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10087023 - 1. normal driving conditions involving small potholes over which other cars received no damage 2. the alloy wheels of my car dent very easily resulting in numerous nicks and small dents.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10087050 - i would like to report a defect of the rims on my mitsubishi eclipse gt 2000. i have owned the car for [4] years (original owner). i have replaced [3] rims and i am now about to replace a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088052 - consumer stated that under normal driving circumstances the two front rims developed dents. as a result, the tires lost air pressure. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088290 - i own a 2000 mitsubishi eclipse with stock 17" rims. in the last 4 years, i've experienced 4 flat tires and numerous bent rims from regular freeway and street driving. it appears that the st

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 10088574 - my 2000 mitsubishi eclipse leaks water one the driver and passenger sides. the water leaks from the hatchback area, especially when the car is parked on a downhill position. the hatchback

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 558350 - rear hatch glass is distorted, was replaced but the new glass is worse than the old glass, while driving at night and looking in the rear view visibility is limited because of distortion, th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Sunroof Sunroof
ODI No: 563006 - while driving the sunroof violently exploded, small pieces of glass fell onto the driver and occupant,the consumer believes this defect should be covered under warranty. nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air Bag Air conditioner Seat belt Anchor Seat belt Anchor Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 563525 - violent deployment of the air bag caused eye injury to the driver, the consumer may have sustained permanent injury to the left eye. nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 566302 - on four separate occasions, while driving at low speed or at highway speed, the front and rear right tires loses air and the left front rim was bent. there were no obvious damage to tire an

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
ODI No: 713629 - steering pulls to the right. steering wheel not centered, tilts left. alignment reduced the problem greatly, but a slight pull to the right still exists. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Windshield
ODI No: 721046 - after rain or a car wash, water stays inside the door for several days. when rolling the windows up, a film of water stays on the window, reducing visibility. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 721060 - extreme wind noise on driver's side when traveling above 50mph. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Windshield
ODI No: 721076 - when the front doors are opened then closed, a signifigant amount of water is on the window. i believe water is being retained within the door. in cold weather, the windows froze in the cl

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Windshield Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 721532 - water collects in driver side door, windows leak in rain? also, wipers stopped working while driving 60mph, several near accidents due to this. .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Transmission Gear PRNDL
ODI No: 722415 - ongoing problem since vehicle ownership. but is getting worse with age. the gear shift lever has become more and more loose. mostly around the d (drive). the problem is left to right. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Door
ODI No: 724198 - no summary listed for abov evehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Anti-theft ignition Clutch Pedal
ODI No: 725416 - car opts not to start due to either failure in the theft-immobilization system or the starter kill in the clutch.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Door
ODI No: 728838 - both doors hold water causing windows to constantly remain wet during typical use. this will be a major hazard in the winter time if there is any moisture in the atmoshere or if the vehicle

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Suspension
ODI No: 729032 - vehilce is in need of an alignment with just 13,500 on the odometer. trusted mechanic says new cam kits are needed. mechanic suggested that i contact the dealer. when i first called the d

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Gas Engine
ODI No: 729356 - i was sitting in the car with it idling eating diner. i noticed smoke coming from under the hood and went inside and called the fire dept. when i returned the car was ingulfed in flames. the

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Brake Disc Brake Disc Windshield Windshield
ODI No: 730765 - the brakes have not responded twice and now constantly screech for the first five miles of driving it from rest. water builds up in the door after a wash or rain and it smells. .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Front Suspension
ODI No: 735358 - if the steering wheel is centered, the car drifts to the right-alignments caused the car to drift to the left. subsequent alignments caused the car to drift tothe right again if the wheel w

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Brake Disc Pad
ODI No: 737286 - brake pads on rear of vehicle began squealing with only a few thousand miles on them. it has always been relayed to me that there is a squeal indicator built into the pads to notify you of

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 739222 - while driving on the highway under normal circumstances suddenly the car started vibrating, first lightly then harder. i pulled over and saw the problem, one of the tires shredded the tread

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Sidewall Tires
ODI No: 739315 - sidewall of tire failed. *ak (dot number: m6pclner25 tiresize: p215/50r17) .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 739544 - was informed by a car wash worker my front left wheel was dented. i had not collided into anything nor anybody. and no one else drives my car. the dealership refused to cover the cost of a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frame
ODI No: 742335 - the car has a water leak on the front and rear passenger side. the water pools on the carpet and reaches 1" deep on occasion. due to the radio amplifier being under the passenger front sea

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 742721 - water leaks onto front and rear pax floors. the depth can be up to 1/2 inch of water. leak location not found and fixed after 7 attempts. radio amp under pax front seat gets wet and radio

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 742725 - took car to dealer and asked them to balance tires and rims at 15,000 miles due to vibration. i was advised that one of the rims was bent. there was no obvious damage to rim or tire. i wa

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 743457 - on march 31, 2001, my husband and i purchased a 2001 eclipse for our 17 year old son, to carry him through highschool and college. around 3 hours later he braked to avoid hitting 2 dogs, t

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 743811 - upon complaints from other eclipse owners about bent rims; i noticed that my front right rim is also bent in 2 places. now i'm concerned about my safety.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 744351 - on two separate occasions while travelling at low speeds a wheel bent and my tire deflated while driving my 2000 eclipse gt. on both occasions i lost control of the vehicle; it eventually sk

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 744360 - 2 piece wheel metal is soft and easy to bend and the clearcoat is peeling. no safety defect mentioned. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 744372 - the alloy wheels is made up of two piece, the outter part is made up of soft alluminium which is very easy to bend.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Door
ODI No: 744845 - doors hold water and mildew and freeze in winter, dealer has been unable to correct the problem, a fix is said to be in development but a timeline is unknown, mildew smell can be quite str

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frontal Air Bag Seat belt Anchor Seats
ODI No: 746006 - driver seriousely injured as result of seat failure, driver throwen back and then forward in rear end crash, seat belt useless and air bags did not open. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Sunroof
ODI No: 746102 - closed sunroof violently exploded with small glass going all over both passengers going 60 mph down highway. nothing hit the car. had had problems opening prior. mitsubishi will not take a

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frame
ODI No: 747101 - water leaks through firewall onto passenger floor in rain or wash. up to 2" of water on passenger side. water destroyed factory infinity amplifier under passenger seat. dealer would not acce

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Automatic Transmission Cooling
ODI No: 747716 - leakege into transmission from coolant system and excessive transmission fluid in general coolant system .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 749097 - 3 rims have bent on this car. i have replaced 1, but the other 2 were bent without hitting anything major.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 749469 - during normal road driving in speeds under 40 mph, my car rims have bent on two separate occasions. i have heard from other 2000 eclipse owners who have experienced the same problem: rims

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 751189 - vehicle does not brake correctly. minor accident because of the abs system. a knocking noise with floor board vibrations when making turns also occurs. dealer has attempted 3 repairs and dec

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 752372 - all alum. wheels are peeling. air pressure will not maintain in front tires. dealer states mitsubishi doesn't feel there is a need for a recall with just several hundred complaints. my tir

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 753907 - the aluminum rims bend with very little effort. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Fuel Delivery
ODI No: 754148 - vehicle engine fire cuased by defective "c" clamp on fuel line. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Clutch Manual Transmission
ODI No: 754207 - clutch was warped from factory, got replaced 4k miles later, new one is also failing at 14000 miles and causes transmission to grind.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 755185 - all four wheels have clearcoat coming off and some have rather large dents. i feel this happens too easily and at far too low of speed. i know others have had this same problem wich leads

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 756327 - four separate times i had to send the damaged rims out to be repaired from hitting minor potholes. each time costing $12o.twice the tire went totally flat at highway speeds,causing the car t

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Fuse
ODI No: 756856 - headlight wiring harness melted after original bulbs were replaced with correct aftermarket component. dealer commented that every eclipse that has replacement headlight bulbs has burned th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Headlight
ODI No: 757258 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheels
ODI No: 757725 - the wheel was bent and cracked by a minor rut in the road and some minor debris, tire was blown due to crack and bend of wheel (tiresize: 17) .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 758011 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak (tiresize: 17) .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 758749 - i have had four incidents of the rims bending during normal driving conditions, including two blowouts of the front tires at highway speeds as a result of the rims being bent out of shape.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 758771 - my rims are two-piece and have had 3 bent rims and 3 blowouts due to these rims. this is compounded by the fact that the gt tires are low-profile. these rims are easily dented, the clear c

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frame Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 758847 - i was forced off the road while making a turn at an intersection, i struck the curb wth the right front wheel. the impact (at a low rate of speed) broke the rim and blew out the tire. there

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 759337 - since the first day i had them, there was just one dent on one of the front rims. the dealer was so nice (sarcasm) and advised me to get new ones...i then advised that they were new, since i

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 759629 - the bent rims caused the tire to be pinched and popped the tire, resulting in my needing a new oem rim and a new tire (tiresize: 215/50/17) .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 759647 - front brake rotors were warped same day when vehicle got delivered brand new, dealership resurfaced them and 9k miles later they became warped again, that is when they got finally replaced o

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 759648 - front rim is bent without any tire, or rim's lip damage. tire was inspected by the third party repair shop and found undamaged, but the rim is bent well out of the spec causing vehicle to vi

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 759649 - transmission shifts very poorly into the second gear when vehicle is cold. it was already rebuilt 4k miles ago and now it starts to fail for the seocnd time, dealerships refuse to do anythin

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 759789 - i leased a '00 mitsubishi eclipse gt in november of 1999 from potamkin mitsubishi, in manhattan ny for a three year term. i have had nothing but problems with this car, particularly with the

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 759936 - both failures were the aluminum alloy 10 spoke 17" rims equipped on the 2000 eclipse gt premium package. the rims were bent on two separate occasions. between each incident, i had my tires r

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 760026 - all four of my wheels are bent. i bought another oem wheel from mitsubishi which is also bent. in total i have 5 bent oem wheels. i have all wheels for examination if required.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 760263 - all 4 alloy wheels on my mistubishi eclipse gt have bent over the last 8 months. i have ont hit anything to cause these failures. i replaced one i october 2001, one in february 2002 and i

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 761053 - two piece aluminum wheel bent significantly under normal city driving conditions. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 761693 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 762147 - i was driving on the interstate and hit a pothole, my rim was dented pretty good. doesn't make sense that hitting a pothole would cause so much damage.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Rearview Mirror
ODI No: 762552 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Clutch
ODI No: 762614 - i started noticing a rattle from the clutch/transaxle. it occurs after the vehicle has been driven for at least 30 minutes. the rattle stops when the clutch is pushed in. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 762726 - bent and deformed rims. .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 762728 - have to inflate dented rims at least once a week. cannot hold proper pressure. hitting small potholes dented 2 rims in 2 places while driving less than 10 mph. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 763131 - my 6 spoke mitsubishi rims are dented from normal driving in the city. they became dented when i had hit mnor potholes going at 20mph or slower. i have talked to the mitsubishi hotline an

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 763460 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 763486 - right drivers side rear alloy wheel has been dented. normal driving only - no major potholes have been hit. the wheel has been sufficiently dented that it presents a risk to driving and mus

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air conditioner
ODI No: 763852 - a/c suction hose failure/coolant leaked out. right out of warranty.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 764068 - both left rims bent, no tire damage. small pothole at 10th&west peachtree in atlanta on far side of intersdection. pulling slowly away from red light. impact did not feel severe. bending is

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Suspension
ODI No: 765444 - i first noticed the car was trying to throw me off the road when i had,had the car for about a year and a half i replaced the tires and still noticed the problem occurring i took it back to

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 765576 - all four wheel rims became bent under normal driving conditions. this caused the rims to separate from the tires, resulting in flat tires. on one occasion, the air loss was rapid and i los

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 765628 - on three separate occasions, i have encountered typical potholes on the highway which have dented the alloy wheels and resulted in flat tires. i have had to pay over $2000 so far to replace

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 766414 - all 4 rims are in a bent condition - some bent on the outside of rim and some are bent on inside of rim- my front passenger tire has gone flat 3 times as a result of the bent rims- also the

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 766526 - o.e. wheels bent under normal driving conditions, resulting in unexpected repair costs. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 766787 - the wheels are substandard. i have heard of numerous complaints and that a comparison was done (dateline or 20/20) and that it was proven that the wheels were below standards. the rims are

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 767257 - i have a real concern regarding the 2000 eclipse rims. 3 of my 4 rims are dented and one tire leaks air constantly due to the malformed rim.these rims are very soft-they damage extremely eas

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 767315 - since i purchased the eclipse in june of 2002, i have been plagued with deflating tires and flats. no one had diagnosed the problem until 9/16/2002 when i suffered another flat. the previo

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 768399 - the wheels have failed on more then one occaision, with considerable damage and injuries. mr .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 768855 - under moderate driving conditions, both front rims have been dented resulting in flat tires and deteriorated control of the vehicle. dt .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Power Window
ODI No: 8001066 - consumer states when it rains, water sits inside the water well, and when rolling the windows down and back up there is a water film on them, in colder weather windows will sometimes freeze

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8002140 - aluminium rims are bent, causing the tires to go flat. front right tire went flat while parked. *ak the consumer stated that the front tire went flat while driving. *yh .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8002562 - bent wheel rims replaced six times on various location between front and rear. dealer was notified. feel free to provide any further information.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8003000 - while driving 25 mph, the vehicle hit a pothole and the wheels bent, the consumer had to purchase a new tire. *cb *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Gas Engine Air conditioner Air conditioner Fog light Parking Brake Power Steering Body Visibility Sunroof
ODI No: 8003231 - consumers daughter was driving, noticed black smoke coming through air conditioning vents, vehicle looked to be on fire, consumer took vehicle to dealer, and they could not determine what ha

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8003477 - rims will easliy bend. also, when consumer is driving at high speeds, tires will start to wobble. contacted dealer. mitsubishi dealer denies claim. *ak *tt .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8006147 - 2 pc rims on vehicle bent easily, tires constantly lose air due to this.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8006401 - the rims that came with the vehicle are very soft, when hitting a pot hole theconsumer feels that the rim could break. nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8006552 - consumer states that two of the alloy wheels have dents in them causing the wheels to wobble when driving. please provide additioanl information. nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8006743 - rims are made of too soft material, bend easily, causing tires to loose air.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8006769 - when driving wheels become very soft upon hitting a bump or anything of that nature. took vehicle to the dealer, and nothing was done. please provide any further information, and vehicle

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8008080 - pe 01 044/alloy wheel: consumer states the left rear wheel received a dent by running over a pot hole. dealer was notified . nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air conditioner
ODI No: 8008891 - air conditioner leaking fluid.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8010639 - the right front rim is bent, material used is too soft of a metal.*ak.*jg .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8012519 - rims are bent due to material being too soft, tires do not keep air pressure.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Engine Cooling Brake Disc Sunroof Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8014716 - consumer states while driving vehicle without warning and at any speed, vehicle will shake, mechanic states all four rims are dented resulting in vehicle shaking.*jb consumer states this al

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Seat belt Anchor
ODI No: 8015206 - driver's side seatbelt is worn out. please add additional information. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Gas Engine
ODI No: 8015222 - vehicle is subject to losing power or shutting down while being driven 40-50 mph. dealership is unable to detect cause of problem. please describe details. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8015891 - rim on vehicle are easy to bend when driving over normal potholes or bumps at up to 35 mph. dealer contacted. *ak dealer informed consumer that he was responsible for the cost to replace t

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017535 - front right tires were vibrating. had them checked, it was as a result of rim bending. contacted dealer.*ak jlg .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Suspension Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017550 - manufactured rims are easily bent with minimum running over small bumps/potholes. when approaching stop, steering wheel vibrates. *ak *yh .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017556 - manufactured rims have flat spots, bending when hitting potholes from the road. rims have caused flats and blowouts while being driven on parkway. owner is aware of others with same condit

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017721 - after consumer had a flat tire she took vehicle to have the tire repaired, and found that 2 of rims were bent. vehicle has not hit anything, right front and driver side back were bent

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017984 - consumer states when vehicle hits the sligtest bumb the rims will bend, rims have been replaced 5 times. contacted dealer.*jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8018679 - manufactured rims for the gt series are dented, too soft metal, losing air constantly. also, rim at one point allowed tire to come off while vehicle was being driven. please describe det

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires
ODI No: 8019126 - while driving rear tire blewout, causing vibration to vehicle. goodyear, p21550r1790y, dot# m6pconer. inner wall separated from tire,. dealer has been notified. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 8021128 - consumer states that while driving and no warning the front driver side wheels are bent causing it to be hard for the consumer to control the vehicle. dealer notified. mr .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels Multi Piece
ODI No: 8022743 - the rims on the vehicle bent under normal driving conditions resulting in loss of tire pressure. related investigation ea 02 007. *mr *nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Headlight
ODI No: 854514 - consumer contacted the dealer in reference to nhtsa recall 99v305000/manufacturer's recall sr98002. vehicle was at the dealer all day, recall work was not completed. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Ignition Module Gas Engine
ODI No: 857132 - while driving at 50 mph, all of a sudden speed drops from 5o mph to 20 mph without warning. driver was able to exit off the road safely. dealership and manufacturer were sent a certified

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 862006 - gear was stuck in the second or third gear due to a loose hydraulic line which caused clutch fluid to leak, almost resulting in a crash. dealer had to tighten the part. *ak *ml .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Bumper
ODI No: 862361 - bumper keeps bulking up in the middle section. it is only being held down by 2 side tapes which were factory installed. dealer will replace bumper. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 866086 - consumer was traveling about 40mph on highway and another vehicle made a left turn in front of consumer's vehicle. when consumer applied brakes vehicle crashed into the other vehicle.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Steering Gear Box
ODI No: 868436 - excessive vibration when driving at highway speed or when attempting to make a left or right hand turn. also, steering wheel got very stiff which caused poor steering control. consumer has

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 869370 - wheel broke down to the hub. dealer has inspected vehicle.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Front Suspension
ODI No: 871381 - vehicle pulls to the left. dealer has repaired vehicle, and the problem still exists. please provide further detail.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 871603 - vehicle was involved in a side collision from another vehicle at a impact of 30 mph. upon impact, air bags did not deploy. dealer/manufacturer were not contacted at this time.*ak *slc .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Steering Gear Box
ODI No: 871916 - consumer received a recall noticed after the accident about ten days later. she was in traffic and she was trying to avoid another vehicle. when she turned, the steering wheel locked up.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Constant Velocity Joint
ODI No: 875847 - cv joint fell out of place, and whole axel fell while consumer was driving about 45mph on some back roads. there was some damage to front right corner of vehicle. contacted dealer, and de

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
ODI No: 876356 - consumer was driving at approximately15 mph on exit ramp when steering column became very loose in all directions, steering column began to spin. vehicle was towed to dealer and could not

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 876523 - right front rim split in half ,around circumference while driving at approximately 25 mph, causing damage. *ak when the consumer just entered the highway, the vehicle pulled to the right.

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Power Window
ODI No: 878290 - power windows when rolled down in dry weather come back up wet with a mildew smell. dealer has replaced window stripping, did not remedy problem.*ak the dealer denies there was mildew pro

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Body
ODI No: 878729 - whenever it rains or vehicle is washed, water would remain ih door area. windows would come out of alignment & would remain constantly wet. this would leave an odor of mildew inside vehi

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 880692 - two tires on two different occasions had blown out, and rims had to be replaced. unable to drive vehicle over bumpy roads while other vehicles could be driven without a problem. technician

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 880693 - while driving over a pothole right front tire blewout and rim bent, showing low quality of the rim. currently, wheel had to be replaced. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 881060 - pe00 048; was traveling about 65mph on highway and heard a noise. was able to pull it over to shoulder s. noticed right passenger's side rear tire tread separated. goodyear tire 17inch

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 882095 - while driving under normal conditions, front rims have bent without striking any objects in the road, the rim failures were so severe that they could not be repaired, two of the rims also ca

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 882628 - consumer states rims are made of soft metal, when hitting a pothole or curb the rims will bend sometimes causing a blowout, this has happened on 3 different occasions, dealer states this is

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air Bag
ODI No: 882683 - when driving consumer has noticed air bag light flashing off and on. consumer has contacted dealer. dealer has made repairs, but problem still occurs. *ak consumer states problem was fina

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 883036 - wheel rim is being replaced for fourth time on passenger's right side. repairs cost at most each time $350. dealer didn't see a defect on rim. they had their engineers testing it.*ak th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 883077 - poor quality of rims, easy to bend, and causes air leakage from tire. rim was replaced on three occasions. dealer notified, and informed consumer it was not covered under warranty. pleas

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Accelerator pedal
ODI No: 886347 - was slowing down to an intersection when throttle got stuck. consumer had to pull emergency brake to stop. consumer was almost hit head-on and in the rear. after pulling up emergency br

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Accelerator pedal
ODI No: 886348 - while driving on highway throttle stuck, and vehicle accelerated. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 886520 - a two piece rim was damaged while driving over a bump and was repaired. also, the rim clear coat was coming off. *yh .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheels
ODI No: 887410 - while washing vheicle noticed gsx wheels on passenger front & rear were bending inward. vehicle had been stored from december-january. contacted dealershipand informed general manager /ser

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 887973 - two front rims replaced. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 888634 - vehicle rims are bent. dealership informed consumer that this was not a covered part under warranty. *ak consumer states on 2 occasions, front tire deflated on a right turn at traffi

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 888758 - vehicle has been to the dealer 3 times because srs light were coming on. consumer was in an accident on 04-may-2001, and airbas didn't deploy. consumer was traveling 30 mph and a motorcyle

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 889517 - rims bent easily sometimes when turning a corner/bending a curve or hitting a light bump. consumer was going 25mph made a left turn, hit a light bump, and rim bent on passenger right sid

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 889519 - rim base bent easily. .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Air Bag
ODI No: 889880 - srs light for airbags come on intermittently. *ak consumer states that the passenger side air bags have been replaced twice, the side seatback air bag has been replaced once, air bag comput

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 892397 - when the vehicle hits a minor bump on road rims would bent. rims have been replaced 4 different times. please add additional information. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 894707 - recall#01v011001/ manfacturer's recall sr01-005. consumer took vehicle to dealer for recall repairs. dealer didn't have parts, and told consumer to call back within a couple of days.when

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 895861 - while driving in rain consumer tapped on brakes and vehicle went to the opposite side of road. it felt like vehicle was hydroplaning. steering wheel would not turn, even a quarter of

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 896546 - rear rotors are damaged with deep grooves cut in it. please add additional information. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 Side Air Bag Seat Recliner
ODI No: 898705 - whenever vehicle has been started srs light would come on and remain on until vehicle has been shutdown. sometimes srs would flash off/on. had taken vehicle to dealership, and mechanic repla



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