1998 Mitsubishi galant Problems

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1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Seat Belts
ODI No: 10020365 - nar 05/21/2003 *mr the consumer seat belts would not retract properly. dealer was notified. *cb .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 10021483 - automatic transmission locked up with no prior warning. with under 20000 miles on the car transmission would not shift. took to dealer and they made an adjustment and it was fine. then, at 7

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Hood Hinge Frame
ODI No: 10030115 - consumer states that the strut mounts popped out from under the hood. mechanic diagnosed that the vehicle was not welded properly because the frame should not be tearing easily.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Body
ODI No: 10033494 - mitsubishi galant 1998 - padded cover over console and air bag is comming loose, probably due to poor glue.it may not be safe, but i cannot get mitsubishi to fix it or even to discuss the pr

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Air Bag Body
ODI No: 10037165 - the bedding on the dash is coming off, including the bedding on the air bag. i have called mitsubishi, they say a service person will call me back in 72 hours and they never do. mitsubishi m

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 10051088 - car started stalling at low speeds, had transmission filter changed, found a lot of metal in fluid. drove car 500 more miles before losing reverse and overdrive. transmission unable to run a

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Suspension
ODI No: 10060994 - the consumer's daughter had difficulty with the steering which ended up on the opposite side of the road crashing into an embankment. 3 years after accident, consumer received a recall noti

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Suspension Lower Ball Joint Suspension Upper Ball Joint
ODI No: 10067260 - in november 2003, while driving between 20 to 25 mph, front passenger tire fell off, vehicle was towed to independent mechanic, who determined that ball joints failed. in april 2004 cons

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Ignition
ODI No: 537265 - vehicle's keys can be removed in every gear except park, causing vehicle to roll into other vehicle. .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Power Steering Pump Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 540900 - power steering fluid and windshield washer fluid empty due to leakage in both reservoirs. .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Pad
ODI No: 548601 - front brake pads wore down prematurely causing them to fade upon braking. nlm .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc Rotor Brake Disc Rotor Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 549274 - brake rotors and pads failed causing the brakes to pulsate when consumer applies the brakes. .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Axle Shaft
ODI No: 553060 - left & right front axle shafts failed. *et .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 554396 - automatic transmission failed. nlm .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Battery Battery
ODI No: 561710 - battery failed and was replaced. *et .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission Speed Control
ODI No: 609012 - transmission make noise under load. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc
ODI No: 707114 - we have been leasing the vehicle and brought the vehicle in four times because of grinding of brakes, and three times they have replaced them. the last time the brakes wore out completly, an

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Alternator/generator
ODI No: 710100 - lights dim frequently at night took to dealer, dealer replaced alternator under warranty. problems still persist. also tires squeel unusualy loud when taking turns at normal speeds. brakes

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Steering
ODI No: 712436 - when applying the brakes, there was a loud squeeling noise & around 30 - 40 mph (on deceleration) steering wheel shakes; the front brake rotors were "found" to be the problem but immediately

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Alternator/generator
ODI No: 712592 - lights dim very frequently at night. the alternator was replaced. problem is still present. taken to be fixed 3 times, could not be fixed. this was reported to dealer within a month of p

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Pedal
ODI No: 728758 - i started to have problems with the car earlier in the year and had brought the car to two different locations to see if it was the brakes because that is what i thought it was at first. the

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc Pad Powe Brake
ODI No: 736609 - brakes replaced x 2 and pads x1 and brakes also machined once w. less than 30,000 miles on the car.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 742295 - when applying brakes, the steering shakes. brake shoes and rotors are worn out at 19,000 miles (very premature); brake light comes on constantly in vehicle - replace w/ brake fluid, wheels

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 745050 - engine check light call on and started to stall at 60mph. no advance warning was given that there was problem with the transmission. 30 day prior car was in the shop for tune up and oil cha

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 753847 - at 41,500 miles i had a basic front brake job performed on my car due to the steering wheel shaking severely while braking. approximately 6 months later i had the rotors resurfaced due to t

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Ignition
ODI No: 755345 - the vehicle engine started quiting suddenly and unexpectedly leaving driver without power steering and power brakes. it is a very hazardous situation in busy metropolis (houston, tx) where c

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 763402 - i was told by the dealer that this part was not covered because the warranty had expired. i found out today that this was covered at the time the dealer told me it couldn't be repaired unde

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 763534 - while driving the vehicle the first day of purchase i noticed the transmission was not shifting properly. i asked the salesman what that was he told me that's just the way the car runs. a fe

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 768721 - in june of 2002, auto transmission solenoid pack failed at 74,000 miles. was replaced by authorized repair shop (not under warranty). shop flushed transmission and found metal shavings in

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc
ODI No: 785391 - the front brake system was replaced, after replacement front brakes required replacement a second time which was causing grinding noises, 2 repairs within 17000 miles seems excessive. *mjs

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 8009017 - recall on lower ball joint boot was done in january 2002. on 30 april consumer was unable to steer at slow speed. vehicle has not been taken to a dealership.*jb .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Windshield
ODI No: 8010694 - when windshield was hit bye a little tar pellet from a short distance entire windshield started cracking badly.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Radiator
ODI No: 8011321 - while driving 55-60 mph and without warning vehicle began to smoke under the hood, and suddenly vehicle started to stall. mechanic stated radiator cracked and needed to be replaced.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Engine
ODI No: 8011322 - while having vehicle serviced after purchasing vehicle, and having it for a couple of weeks mechanic noticed that oil filter/brackets were damaged and rigged for several hundred miles. unt

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Gas Engine Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 8011323 - while having vehicle serviced mechanic noticed theat engine was malfunctioning due to defective components in engine. this caused transmission to fail.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc
ODI No: 822152 - while driving the vehicle and applying the brakes, the brake would grab and release, grab and release. there was also a grinding noise. driver used emergency brakes to stop vehicle. the rot

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Headlight Interior Lighting
ODI No: 835034 - while driving headlights became very dim. cause unknown. interior lights also dim. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 835739 - front brake rotors were oblong/misshaped. this caused the steering wheel to shake. had happened at least twice before. the rotors would be replaced each time & the problem would reappear ag

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Rear Seat Belt
ODI No: 851384 - middle rear seat belt does not stay tightened.the child safety seat is able to move. contacted dealer, and he replaced the seat belt. but still having the same problem. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 854097 - was driving 40mph when small truck in front stopped. no rear lights were showing while driving. applied brakes to slow down. after noticing the red tail lights, rearended small truck. upon i

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Electrical System
ODI No: 860589 - when using electrical windshield wipers headlights will dim. consumer felt this was unsafe because mechanic told him it could cause and electrical fire, or lights could keep flickering. *a

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 867729 - while driving noticed transmission was not shifting properly. took to dealership & informed by mechanic transmission was going bad. had the fluid & screen changed for the 3rd time. would be

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Brake Disc
ODI No: 876359 - brakes pads and rotors are prematurly wearing out, casuing consumer to rplace the brake system 4 times. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Suspension Lower Ball Joint Tires
ODI No: 887848 - there is a vibration that happens at higher speeds, approximately 55 + mph. dealership has repeatedly informed her that tires were defective and needed to be replaced. consumer received

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 Engine
ODI No: 889920 - while driving at 30 mph vehicle lost steering control. vehicle was taken to a independent repair shop, and informed that problem was due to a broken crankshaft pulley. manufacturer was noti



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