2001 Mitsubishi eclipse Problems

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2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Air Bag Sensor Control
ODI No: 10000111 - i had a headon collison into a ditch going apox. 30 -35 miles a hour. i had extensive frontend damage and some rearend damage.my airbags never deployed. .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10000377 - my wheel bent when i hit a small pot hole while traveling at 35mph. the tire will no linger hold air. .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10002116 - consumer stated the alloy rims are made of extremely soft metal that bends easily which occurs during ordinary driving conditions and are a safety hazard. the dealer refused to replace the

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 10002453 - consumer states that while driving 30 mph had front end collision and neither air bag deployed. please provide any additional information. *nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Sidewall Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10003298 - i have 17 inch alluminum wheels on a 2001 mitsubishi eclipse gt. under normal driving rims bend and tires loose air resulting in weaken tires and bloww out under norma driving conditions. no

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10005111 - 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder bent rims and blew tires. *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10005219 - i was driving my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse equipped with 17 inch alloy wheels, going about 30 miles per hour, when i heard a loud bang from the right front area. it was after dark and the car

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10005584 - two of my mitsubishi eclipse (2001) 17" six-spoke rims bent, one to the point of failure, when i contacted a pot-hole at low speed. .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 LPG Water Heater
ODI No: 10006723 - there is a foul odor coming thru the vents when her heat is on. vehicle has been taken the vehicle to the dealer 3 times and they can not find out where the smell is coming from. ph .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Brake Drum Wheel Cylinder
ODI No: 10007092 - when the brake was applied, there was a loud noise coming from the rear wheel.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10007632 - 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder gt: passenger side front rim bent out of shape to the degree that the tire, which mitsubishi dealership inspected and found no puncture and no indication of ha

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10007835 - 2001 mitsubishi eclipse gs, rims have either a stress fracture or bent under normal driving conditions. there type of rims are 16 inches, ten spoke and are the aluminimum alloy type. trying

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10008028 - i was traveling down rt. 135, coincidentally passing a mitsubishi dealership, around 7:15 in the evening. there was pretty heavy rainfall, so i made sure to stay around 25 miles/hr. as i p

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10009754 - a loud bang was heard as if running over a large object in the road. however inspection revealed the right front wheel rim had a large dent. the tire was not damaged but had been knocked o

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10010182 - the aluminum wheels on the 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder dent almost everytime a minor pothole or railroad tracks are ridden over. i have had to remold the rims 5 times since purchasing th

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10010216 - tires are losing air, or i am getting flats due to the fact that rims are defective, they are bent out of shape very easily.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10010326 - hit a pothole on rt 80 in penn. rim and tire had to be replaced. *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10010327 - went over a railroad crossing in red bank nj. rim and tire had to be replaced.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10010328 - flat tire, manhattan ny 49th street. slight rim damaged, rim banged out.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Transmission Column Shift
ODI No: 10010464 - the shifting knob on the mitsubishi eclipse spyder loosens over a short period of time causing the shifting knob to come free of the shifter. leaving the driver without the capability or shi

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10011380 - the driver side front rim bent, which caused the tire to lose air.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10012150 - the tires lost air due to defective rims. the rims were bent out of shape. *mr scc *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 10012166 - the vehicles front passenger side wheel bent. dealer notified. *nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10014532 - i own a 2001 mitsubishi eclipse. i have 54000 miles on this car. on april 16, 2003, i had my third flat tire (2 of them have been blow outs). all three (as told by goodyear) were caused b

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 10016522 - hit head on by another vehicle going 35 mph. i was going 20 mph. front airbags did not go off in my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder. *nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10018628 - wheels bend and tires blow out repeatedly. wheels are obviously defective. *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10021441 - rims on 2001 mitsubishi spyder bend easily.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10023203 - front right aluminum wheel rim is dented badly in two places as a result of normal road conditions such as minor potholes or other road conditions such as rough railroad crossings. i am ver

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Body
ODI No: 10023205 - seals around the convertible top leak when driving in heavy rain. water runs down into the dashboard and causes intermittent electrical problems such as dash lights turning on and off and ra

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Clutch
ODI No: 10028564 - since i purchased my car back in november of 2001, a 2001 mitsubishi spyder gt, i have had problems with my clutch slipping when starting in 1st gear, with extreme stuttering and shuttering

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Transmission TCM PCM
ODI No: 10032617 - transmission has been jumping and slipping since purchase. the dealer from whom i purchased has gone out of business. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Transmission TCM PCM Clutch Brake Master Cylinder Power Window Windshield
ODI No: 10032985 - this is a mitsubishi eclipse 2001. this car has had several problems for the first 2 years. #1. clutch fluid completly leaked out. clutch slave cylinder was replaced. #2. master brake cylii

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Electrical wiring
ODI No: 10037582 - headlights on my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse keep going off when driving at night whether i hit a slight or major bump in the road. i pulled the plug from the back of the headlamps and found the

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10039386 - the left driver side rim keeps bending, which causes a flat tire. i bought 3 rims already. always with in a week the rim is bent. the car makes a noise from the front end coming from the lef

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Other Body Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10039471 - the first week of buying the car i noticed a little scratch by the front drivers side tire. then i started hearing little squeaking noises when i was reversing coming from the same left tir

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10039472 - while accelerating on an on ramp to get onto interstate 84 in connecticut, i hit a small pothole in the road and it majorly bent the wheel and caused the tire to come off of the wheel. this

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10043597 - the front passenger side alloy rim on my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse gt was bent and cracked from simply hitting a pothole in the road. this caused my tire to rapidly deflate and the rim unable

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 10048052 - while driving 20 mph two front tires blew out without any warning. firestone, affinity, p19565r15. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10049730 - damaged alloy wheels on mitsubishi eclipse spyder (17 inch, 6 spoke). i read the postings from last year tonight on your site after i had my second experience with this problem. last winte

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Electrical System
ODI No: 10050035 - the vehicle was in park, and the key was taken out of the ignition switch. vehicle caught on fire under the hood. consumer noticed black smoke and large flames. fire department and the ins

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10051269 - i read the news story on the website for 7 on your side about the defectiveness of the metal alloy rims for the '1997 through 2001 mitsubishi eclipse rims and wanted to go on record with yo

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10051313 - i've owned my 2001 eclipse gt spyder for a yesr and a half now and i've been having ongoing trouble with the rims bending. in fact when i bought the car there was a bend in the front rim tha

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 10051429 - after 39,000 miles on my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder, the manual transmission is experiencing problems. specifically, the car has trouble shifting into first and second gears (worst when

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10051499 - rim bent easily after hitting pothole. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Tires Wheels
ODI No: 10052735 - i too have had several problems with rims and tires. i have had to replace 2 tires and 1 rim already. while driving my car now over 65 mph the steering wheel will shake. i am often scared

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10066321 - tire lost inflation during highway driving, due to a bent wheel. i did not realize i had a bent wheel, due to no memory of any significant incident regarding the tires and wheels. i was se

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 10066795 - when driving at highway speed and applying brakes vehicle vibrated.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Headlight Other Fuel Tank
ODI No: 10067695 - on a 2 occassions, on my 2001 eclipse, the headlight connectors on both sides were melted from some kind of arcing. also the fuel door broke and was rusted considerably from just normal wea

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Bumper Door Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10067719 - 6 blowouts 4 rims all on the front drivers side there are scratches all along the drivers side by the tire. the drivers side door doesn't align. this has been happening since the 2nd day i

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10071952 - consumer took the vehicle into the dealership for inspection and was informed by the mechanic that all four rims are bent on the vehicle. consumer stated that, "the vehicle had neither been

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Electrical System Headlight
ODI No: 10073131 - headlights went out. bought new bulbs to replace. both plugs to the headlight bulbs had melted. told by dealer it was not covered by warranty and was not an electrical problem. *nm .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Rear Window Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 10073491 - the rear defroster fell off into the vehicle. took vehicle to dealer, and rear window exploded, sending glass into the passenger compartment.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Center Wheels
ODI No: 10073501 - consumer took the vehicle to the dealer for a routine check up, and mechanic determined tha driver's rear wheel broke, and replaced it. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Cruise Control
ODI No: 10073698 - while driving at 55 mph consumer put the vehicle in cruise control. when cruise control was engaged vehicle revved, and picked up speed. consumer checked the vehicle, and found that the

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Engine/Cooling
ODI No: 10074189 - when driving at an undetermined speed, the vehicle stalled. the consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for an inspection. *jb a service timing belt tensioner was installed and th

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Other Body Frame Body Hood Trunk Lid Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10074666 - no injuries: a blow out within a 2 yr period, front left tire flat 13 times, replaced that rim 3 times. drivers side door, left side of hood, left rear by trunk does not align properly to

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Sunroof
ODI No: 10075640 - the driver was following a dump truck while driving 40 mph. the dump truck started losing rocks from the back of the vehicle. the driver tried to avoid the rocks, however, a rock hit the sun

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Clutch
ODI No: 10079428 - while driving at any speed the clutch slips. as a result, the vehicle surges forward. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Steering Gear Box
ODI No: 10080016 - when the consumer made a turn it was difficult to steer. *ak the steering wheel locked and the vehicle had run off of the road into a ditch. recall# 00v225001 *sc *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Rear Seat Belt
ODI No: 10082736 - no events leading to failure other than normal very infrequent use (use=1x/3mo). rear seat driver side seat belt attachment bolt loosened and dis-attached from seat belt fastening base. bol

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Headlight
ODI No: 10086066 - headlights began to go out, but moving wire connection on back of headlamps would correct the problem momentarily. problem occurred more and more frequently, and one headlamp stopped functi

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10086982 - there have been at least 3 instances in which the rims on my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse have broken or dented due to driving over minor bumps in the road or small potholes. this has resulted

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10087010 - i wish to file a defective compaint. my compaint is for rims on a 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder. all four rims are defective. they all are bent. they are very weak rims. i asked my local mi

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10087038 - from the time i purchased my 2001 mitsubishi eclipse spyder gt in june of 2000 until i traded it in may of 2002, i had to replace 5 bent wheels/rims at my own expense. each wheel cost $249 p

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088100 - 2001 mitsubishi eclipse 17" rims - the rims are soft and bend easy. i had several incidents where i was left on the side of the road after hitting a pot hole as the rim had bent and created

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088440 - tires did not feel right for over 6 months, went to 3 different dealerships until someone finally realized that two of the rims were bent one in front and one in back, on two opposite sides

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088500 - i have a 2001 mitsubishi eclipse and have lost all the original rims to dents from normal road driving--i had to replace all 4 rims because they we so warped they wouldn't hold a seal on t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088575 - bent rims. each rim on the vehicle has/was bent, possibly due to defect in the rim material. i avoid most potholes, so the bending was not caused by hitting large holes or large objects.

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 10089094 - while driving consumer noticed vibration coming from the rear. consumer drove the vehicle to dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the passenger's side wheel was bent and need

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10089433 - while driving 25 mph consumer's vehicle hit a pot hole, and passenger's side wheel bent. as result, there was damage to the tires. consumer indicated the wheel rims were made of very soft e

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10089592 - 17 inch rims are brittle, and when the vehicle approaches a bend or dip in the road, the tire separate from the rim, allowing air to escape. vehicle has been back to the dealer for an evalu

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10089634 - while driving 30 mph consumer lost the control of the vehicle. consumer stated that passenger wheel rim was bent. consumer found on the web page many consumers having the same problem. the w

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10089688 - ea 02- 007/aluminum alloy wheel denting: consumer was concerned that the original rims were denting prematurely when driving over pot holes. dealer was notified. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Door
ODI No: 560387 - consumer is concerned with the presence of excessive amounts of mold in the doors of the vehicle. *mr .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Rear Window Defroster Defogger Rear Window Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 562700 - rear defroster connecters became undetached from rear window, causing rear defroster to be inoperative.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag Gas Engine ABS Antilock Brake Speed Control
ODI No: 565317 - consumer is having problems with the srs light in the dash.*jg .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Electrical System Gas Engine Brake light switch Headlight Gas Fuel System Brake Body Front Suspension Sunroof
ODI No: 565709 - vehicle experiences problems with the cruise control, dealer has replaced the ecu and found a loose connector inside the cruise contorl box, the tcl light is illuminated and dealer feels thi

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Parking Brake Automatic Transmission Cooling Seats Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 565936 - emergency brake lever was out of adjustment causing it to be loose. nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Other
ODI No: 726348 - moldings have been replaced twice on each side. (left and right) last time the dealer cement glued them to the frame of the car only to fly off again. at highway speeds or with top down t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag
ODI No: 738267 - srs indicator light stays on while driving. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 742151 - i've experienced five bent wheels under separate, ordinary street driving conditions. wheels are made of very soft, easily bent metal. no tire damage has been experienced. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 742919 - while trying to avoid a spin out in heavy snow. i turned to into the curb to help stop my car. my wheel is aluminum spoke design. all the spokes fractured completely out of the wheel. the t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Hatchback
ODI No: 745909 - the hatchback was suppose to have had a handle to pull the hatchback down the owner 's manual shows that handle but my car had an enclosue inside the hatchback on the right side. my hand cam

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Underhood wiring
ODI No: 747197 - this is a brand new car with very little mileage- this is the 2nd time i have had the car die on me while i was driving. 1st time was also for electrical issue which took a week for the deal

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag Other
ODI No: 747513 - srs light has come on & off several times in the last 6000 miles the service department has replaced seats for the side airbags the light still comes on & off the car has recently been in a

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Rack and Pinion Steering
ODI No: 748555 - 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 ove

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Door Front Suspension Wheel Rim
ODI No: 749238 - steering wheel shakes at seventy, dealer refused to fix the problem; doors leak and dealer refuses to fix as well; rims easily bend. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag
ODI No: 749586 - srs light for side air bags goes on all the time. never turns off. from what i was told from my dealership at cutter mitsubishi it's an electrical problem that needs to be replaced or else

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 751060 - while going onto an interstate (i 495 north) from the ramp, my car stepped into a pothole which was not really deep only at around 50 miles. the front left wheel rim was fractured and bent a

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag
ODI No: 751476 - srs light is intermittent and it is taken in for service every time. the first couple of times the explanation was a bad ground and connector. once the whole driver side seat was replaced

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Engine Steering Gear Box
ODI No: 754205 - we lease the vehicle from motor world, my son and myself have had accidents with the car that we feel are a direct result of the car not steering properly, or accelarating properly. i contac

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Front Suspension
ODI No: 754409 - clunking sound in suspension while turning and reversing at minimal speeds. contacted manufacturer and rep test drove vehicle stating it was minor and that it is expected because new vehicl

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 754414 - the alloy rims designed for this car are extremely soft and are damaged very easily. they are also very expensive to replace. many owners are having problems with the wheels being damaged.

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Sunroof Wheels
ODI No: 755463 - wheel is dented. sunroof is skipping and chattering.*ak (tiresize: 205/17/55) .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Side Air Bag Side Air Bag
ODI No: 756016 - srs light comes on/stays on - dealership states right passenger side airbag has to be replaced due to design flaw, not enough resistance on the wiring. another car (same make/model) in that

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 757341 - these rims are defective and are unsafe. mitsubishi has know about this since it was deployed in 1998.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 757411 - i've experienced five different bent rims in 20,000 miles! not safe!. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 758262 - i was driving in a snow covered road when i hit a pothole i could not see. the rim bent and the tire went flat immediately. i've hit much larger potholes in the past in other cars i've own

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels Wheels
ODI No: 759608 - rims dent and crack when hitting potholes at low speeds. slow air leaks reported also. *ak (tiresize: 205/55/16) .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 759612 - odi action number pe01-044, alloy wheel denting. two wheels are dented.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 759996 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Brake Disc
ODI No: 761844 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheels
ODI No: 763095 - my front and rear wheels are bent. these wheels are alloy wheels and i have not collided with anyone, nor have i driven the wheels over any potholes or any such thing. i am surprised the whe

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 763820 - the wheel (rims) have chipped during normal usage. clear coat looks to be warning off.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 764021 - i noticed a very large dent in my wheel while washing my car. i have never hit anything before & i was wondering why such a large dent in my rim would have occurred with no damage to my tire

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 765130 - vehicle has been tested a number of times; dealership was unable to duplicate the problem. vehicle stalls when shifting from park to reverse; in may, vehicle began to kill without warning w

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 766444 - in the past 2 years , there have been 4 separate occasions where the rims bend very easily out of shape for no apparent reason, and then the tires begin to lose air slowly and cannot hold it

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 766690 - bent four original wheels and bought a replacment that also got bent. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 767011 - rims are bent and crumbling, my tire continuously loses air/ accidents have been caused by this defect. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 767529 - i am reporting two separate incidents, both involving the quality of the manufacturer's rims on the 2001 mitsubishi eclipse gt. i have somehow managed to dent both the right front and right

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 767975 - rear window shattered in convertable top at 15 mph after normal acceleoration from 0 mph. we were stopped at a traffic light for several minutes with no other vehicles or persons present to

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 768082 - defective rims. mr .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 768247 - while sitting in parking lot rear window broke into millions of pieces. mr .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 768580 - no summary. .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Other
ODI No: 769535 - also i found shattered glass under the rear seats, which appears to be rear windshield glass. my car always pulls to the right and my right side window does not close properly. i just wanted

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Front Coil Spring
ODI No: 770085 - have a popping sound from the front of my car. this occurs under different situations such as reversing, moving forward and turning. took car in to mitsubishi and they put a rubber cover a

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Seats
ODI No: 770416 - i was decelerating and was traveling at about 20 mph. a dodge durango traveling at about 45 mph rear ended me. the seat back broke and was in a reclined position after the accident. i hit

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Suspension
ODI No: 784620 - consumer feels a vibration in the vehicle at speeds higher than 45 mph and at time is felt at low speeds. when the car goes over small bumps it feels like it's going to fall apart and somet

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 8001193 - consumer hit another vehicle at 40 mph and neither airbag deployed, front crash. no injuries.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Automatic Transmission Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
ODI No: 8004765 - at 55mph steering wheel locked, resulting in a collisioalso, recall 01v1011000 has been issued on vehicle's make and model; however, this vehicle was not included due to vin. please prov

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8006349 - rims are too soft. when mounting a tire, the rims have dents and bends posing a road hazard. dealership is aware of problem.*ak *tt .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Gas Engine
ODI No: 8006461 - the vehicle rattles when idling and normally when the vehicle is cold. the rattling fades out after being driven for a while but reoccurs every time the vehicle is turned on and off. the con

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8007106 - while driving 20 mph and without warning all four rims have dented. manufacturer has been notified about problem, and customer service representative stated consumer was at fault.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8010375 - while changing the right rear tire the consumer noticed a crack in the rim, dealer contacted. feel free to provide any further information.*jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 8010676 - rear window defroster detached in september of 2000. at this time defroster has detached again.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Gas Engine Gas Fuel System
ODI No: 8011790 - engine is missing. gas is not circulating throughout engine. engine check light illuminates on and off. dealer can't find cause. *ak consumer adds engine not producing enough power. also

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Gas Engine
ODI No: 8012407 - engine is misfiring, vehicle does not have the same power that it used to. contacted dealer, and the dealer was not willing do anything.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 8014165 - after parking vehicle and shifting into reverse, gears will not shift intermittently. *ak once the vehicle has been turned off and upon getting back in to start, the gear shift will not go

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8015055 - one front and one rear rim were replaced because they were bent. at this time the second rear rim is bent and has to be replaced.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017537 - all four tires were vibrating as a result of rims being bent.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017841 - while driving, if vehicle hits a pothole it will bend the rims. contacted dealer.*ak all four rims bent. the day consumer purchased vehicle one of the rims were bent so bad that it had

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017864 - vehicle hit a pothole and front passenger's side rim bent. rims should not bend under normal wear and tear. *akjlg .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017889 - vehicle was taken in to dealer on a routine oil change and dealer noticed two rims were bent. cause unknown.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8018401 - while driving all four rims bent without being hit.it was caused by material that rims were made, being so flimsy.common problem. dealer contacted.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Power Steering Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8018571 - rims were defective. consumer advised that rims bend very easily and adversely, affecting steering control while driving.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 8018648 - consumer states while he was cleaning his vehicle he noticed that the wheels were bent, after taking them to the dealer he was told that they could not repair them because they were not unde

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8018783 - at 5,000 miles, the manufactured rims began to collapse, causing one of the rims to bend, and causing the tire to blowout. *ak the consumer was driving when she heard a loud bang and the v

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8018784 - at 4,000 miles rims began collapsing, not retaining air, bent easy. these are manufactured rims that came with vehicle upon purchase. please describe details. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8019682 - the factory rims that came with the vehicle upon purchase are described by the owner as "butter". aluminum is too soft to handle normal road driving conditions. the rims bent and two of th

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Tires
ODI No: 8023569 - the owner had noticed all four tires were wearing unevenly, the tires were measured with a meter to determine excessive wear. ts *tt *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag Gas Engine
ODI No: 8024227 - consumer was driving vehicle at 70 mph when involved in a frontal collision engine flew out of vehicle and neither air bag deployed. mr .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Seat Belts
ODI No: 876922 - driver's side seat belt mount attached to frame of vehicle came out after being pulled to be used. screw was painted & was not threaded through frame completely. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag
ODI No: 880640 - (srs) warning light keeps illuminating on dash panel. mitsubishi has been contacted. they cannot find any problems with system. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 881165 - consumer was in an accident while driving 55 mph, and vehicle in front of consumer had spun on snow and then hit consumer in front of vehicle. air sensors were damaged, but air bags wer

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 881326 - while driving over a pothole, tire went flat and rim bent, the exact same thing happened that night, manufacturer knows that rims are too soft for the tires, they are bending and causing fla

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 882595 - while driving at 50-55 mph and attempting to dodge something on road vehicle lost control and began to rollover. air bags did not deploy. dealer has been contacted.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 883879 - airbag light came came on panel. mechanic told her that passenger's air bag was defective. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Air Bag
ODI No: 885484 - airbag light comes on the dashboard for airbag without prior warning. dealership is aware of problem because it has been fixed three times already.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Gas Engine
ODI No: 889767 - when driving there is a rattling noise coming from engine, not there when first starting vehicle. starts a short while later ,and gets louder the longer vehicle is driven. took vehicle to

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Side Air Bag
ODI No: 889773 - airbag light came on. took vehicle to dealer who replaced passenger side airbag. on 26 feb 2001, airbag light came on briefly.took vehicle to dealer again who replaced sensor. airbag light

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Brake Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
ODI No: 891886 - while driving 45 mph consumer stopped suddenly and brakes/ steering wheel locked up. also, vehicle rearended another vehicle. contacted dealer, and dealer didn't know why steering wheel

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Brake Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
ODI No: 891887 - while driving 45 mph consumer stated when stop suddenly and brakes/ steering wheel locked up. consumer also stated consumer rearended another vehicle. contacted dealer and dealer stated no

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Visibility Windshield
ODI No: 892335 - while driving 65 mph molding around windshield came off. all that remained of molding was around the edge on the driver side. consumer slowly drove to dealer who replaced molding.*ak *slc

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Power Window Power Window
ODI No: 892343 - after opening both front windows they would close with a white film on them. consumer could not see out window. dealer took door assembly apart, and returned vehicle as repaired without tel

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Alternator/generator Ignition
ODI No: 892519 - while driving on highway or city streets shuts off intermittently, and all electrical power and power steering is lost. vehicle cannot be restarted until next 24 hours. dealer has been con

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 893680 - 3 inch thick fog develops and continously moves up on inside of windshield when turning on defroster, causing a distraction to driver. consumer took vehicle to dealer twice for this defect,

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Seat Recliner
ODI No: 895400 - while vehicle was stopping, another vehicle rear-ended consumer's vehicle a t 40 mph. during impact, locking mechansim that held driver's seatback in an upright position broke, causing

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 896140 - vehicle was involved in a rear and frontal accident at approximately 30-35 mph. upon impact, both air bag did not deploy. feel free to provide any further information.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Axle
ODI No: 897384 - while driving approximately 38 mph right rear axle broke, and control of the vehicle was lost. vehicle crashed, resulting in a total loss vehicle. driver's son sustained head injuries.

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Gas Engine
ODI No: 897530 - vehicle will use up about a quart of oil every thousand miles. contacted dealer, and the dealer can't do anything. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 898593 - front driver's side tire was low, took off tire to have it checked for a leak. consumer then noticed inside lip of rim was broken, 9 inches long. mitsubishi refused to replace rim.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 Wheels
ODI No: 899860 - frpont passenger front rear 2 pc wheels are dented, vehicle not taken to dealer yet.*ak .



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

Last Update: August 28, 2004