1997 Mitsubishi mirage Problems

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1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seat Belts
ODI No: 10016069 - the passenger side seat belt rachet failed which results in the belt being locked in the retracted position. *nlm .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seat Belts
ODI No: 10022931 - driver's side seat belt is inoperative. dealer notified. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 10034405 - recall 00-v-311-001: mirage model vehicles equipped with 1.5l engines; the bolt securing the crankshaft pulley can become loose and the pulley could fall off the vehicle. consumer has the

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine/Cooling
ODI No: 10043980 - consumer received recall 00-v-311-001 notice from manufacturer. it had been over 2 months, and no parts were available. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 10078399 - dunlop sp 20 tires size 185/65-14. one tire seperated and caused damage to vehicle. in addition other 3 tires on vehicle were well on way to seperation. had to purchase 4 tires. *jb .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Front Suspension
ODI No: 516185 - front axle failed. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Brake Front Suspension Front Suspension
ODI No: 516921 - brakes failed after going over paved trench. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 531207 - transmission down shifts very violently with (vibrations). .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Axle
ODI No: 532305 - transaxle assembly broke down almost causing an accident. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Air Bag
ODI No: 537069 - vehicle slid on mud no collision with other vehicle or obstacle, false deployment of air bag. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Other
ODI No: 537753 - paint chips. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Electrical System
ODI No: 542399 - electrical short in passenger compartment resulted in vehicle fire. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Speed Control Speed Control Speed Control
ODI No: 546355 - bad throttle body connection caused vehicle to stall when clutch depressed resulting in loss of power steering and brakes. nlm .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Tires
ODI No: 554386 - right front firestone tire blewout. nlm .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 559858 - as the vehicle was being backed out of a parking space the harmonic balancer fell off the car, the entire engine needed to be replaced. nlm .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Air Bag Engine Radio CD Player Manual Transmission Front Suspension Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 560060 - the air bag light was blinking. nlm .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 701367 - it is hard to goo to the first gear if stoped. it is also hard to change gears as driving. some times it is worse then others, especially when trying to upshift while passing other cars. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 707183 - vehicle has been to dealer 5 times for same problem. transmission hard to shift when cold. grinds between 1st and 2nd gear. difficult or unable to engage 1st gear sometimes. transmission mak

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Horn Clutch
ODI No: 707644 - problem #1) immediately following the purchase of the car, i became aware that there was a problem. the car stalls when the clutch is depressed. it will occur a dozen times throughout the

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 712583 - transmission under warranty, fifth gear failure took it to dealership who order the parts then said later that the whole transmission needed replacement then said the following incorrect lu

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 721677 - (at around 57, 000 miles, we had the car serviced 11/30/99. included was a 60,000 mile transmission check and service. ) on april 10, 2000, the transmission failed without warning. it we

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Manual Transmission
ODI No: 724224 - 5th gear broke while highway cruising. had multiple problems with transmission failure including hard shift, rattling gears and clutch problems. found shaft within transmission stripped. gea

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission Antilock Brakes ABS Antilock Brakes ABS
ODI No: 730337 - my car is only three years old and has been serviced as suggested. all of a sudden my transmission goes out. the manufacturer is now telling me that i will need a new one. the car is not

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 730339 - the car is having a problem shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear. i took it to the dealership and after running tests they determined i was in need of a new transmission. the transmission was jus

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Tires Tires Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 730518 - firestone tire came apart( dot number: ) .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 734606 - vehicle stalls on startup and at highway speed. engine cuts out and then starts backup .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 738421 - crankshaft recall problem repaired, but this problems loosened my piston rod causing me to have to purchase a new engine at $5000. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 750456 - after receiving the recall notice one day before the failure, the dealer informed me that the parts would require a 9 day wait. the vehicle engine now operates worse than it ever has before

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 759354 - every time it rains, i must use windshield wipers, but they fail to work at all sometimes--about 50% of the attempts, and do not work well enough the other 50% of the time. i have discover

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Other
ODI No: 769174 - no summary. dt .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Brake Brake
ODI No: 782369 - brake pads/rotors failed prematurely and caused a grinding noise while driving. *et .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seat Belt Retractor Seat Belt Warning Light
ODI No: 784519 - driver and passenger side seat belt fail to retract properly, it started when srs light stayed on, dealer replaced spring to correct srs problem. *et .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 8008318 - while driving and without warning vehicle completely shutsdown. at times vehicle will not start. also, problem occurs, no lights illuminates on dash. cause unknown please give further deta

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 8019454 - while traveling on the highway without prior warning. the pulley belt came off and parts of the engine fell off. the dealership is aware of the problem. .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Hydraulic Brake
ODI No: 8023333 - after parking vehicle, consumer states' there was burning and smoking coming from the brakes. cause is unknown. please describe further. ts .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 814059 - during impact the driver's and passenger's side air bags deployed, causing consumer to sustain burns to the skin. please describe details. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Speed Control
ODI No: 815440 - driving at 30mph, went to accelerate & vehicle would not pick up speed; this problem happens all the time; took to dealer & mechanic could not find problem, even after using computer. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Power Window
ODI No: 815997 - consumer having problems with the power windows on the driver's and passenger's side, consumer states when closing the window and after releasing finger off the window, the window will cont

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Speed Control Link
ODI No: 818741 - while stopped at a stop light, the vehicle engine started to race, causing the vehicle to move forward, consumer was able to control vehicle by keeping his foot on the brake. please describe

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Fuel Injection System Speed Control
ODI No: 819516 - on two different occasions upon approaching to make a gradual stop, the vehicle lunged forward, resulting in the consumer having an accident on two different incidents. consumer believes

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Pad
ODI No: 822240 - had taken vehicle to dealer & informed by mechanic no defects or problems w/brakes. later, had an accident & front brake pads were found to be worn unevenly on one side, but not on other sid

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 825315 - transmission is leaking fluid. dealer said that vehicle has the wrong transmission fluid. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 825970 - while driving vehicle about 60 mph, consumer drove off the road on the gravel area and drove over a little dish, temporarily losing control of vehicle. air bags deployed without a reason.

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Air Bag Sensor Control Engine exhaust Other Fuel Interior Lighting Power Train Front Suspension
ODI No: 826146 - overhead dome light and srs light come on. gas guage fails to work properly, not showing correct amount of fuel. vehicle wanders unexpectedly carbon build up causes vehicle to stall. sp

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 826548 - consumer was slowing down to make a left turn when she was hit on the driver's side at approx 40-45mph. the air bags did deploy, but the driver side exploded. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 827411 - vehicle hit a drain in the yard at 5 mph and both frontal airbags deployed. dealer can't find reason for problem. driver sustained injuries. *ak mechanic wrote there was no damage to the

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Air Bag Seat Belt Retractor
ODI No: 831922 - when the vehicle was involved in a front end crash the air bag deployed, but the seat belt did not restrain the occupant, causing the driver to hit head on windshield, air bag deployment res

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seats Frame
ODI No: 835183 - driver's and passenger's seats were not locked or anchored into place when vehicle was rearended by another vehicle. this caused the seats to go forward. driver had seat belt on but hit stee

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 835421 - while driving 35-40 mph the vehicle hydroplaned and slid down into a embankment in which the driver's and passenger's air bags did not deploy, and did not protect the occupant. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 840868 - vehicle stalls when started up. vehicle is at the dealership for repairs. manufacturer has been notified. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 846153 - when driving at any speed and applying the brakes, there is a grinding noise, and the brakes go straight to the floorboard. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 852950 - while driving at the speeds of 60-65mph vehicle struck a 180 pound deer, causing serious damage to the front of vehicle. upon impact, neither driver's side or passenger side air bags deplo

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 853536 - driver hit a deer with a 65 mph impact , dual airbags did not deploy, causing neck/ lower back, and face injuries to driver, even with seatbelt worn. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 863458 - had a side impact near the gas tank. while driver was coming out of the vehicle airbags deployed unexpectedly, causing injuries to the driver. please provide further information. *ak

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Side Air Bag Tires
ODI No: 864228 - while driving at about 65 mph, had a very bad tire blowout. front driver's side tires, and back driver's side tires blewout, car hit a concrete wall, and driver's side airbag deployed and

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 868872 - vehicle experiencing on going problem with engine stalling from cold started and from a stop postion; dealer/mfr's was not contacted at this time. please feel free to provide any further det

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Gas Engine
ODI No: 869512 - intermittently while driving vehicle stalls unexpectedly which may result in a crash. dealer cannot determine the cause. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 874356 - while at a red light another car rear ended consumer's vehicle. consumer then hit the car in front, totalling vehicle. neither airbag deployed.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 876078 - while driving could step on brake pedal and rotors will make noises like grinding metal to metal. rotors had been replaced a couple times. dealer said that could be happening just like wit

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Suspension
ODI No: 880391 - brake pedal and steering will vibrate really badly at 40 and 65 mph. took to vehicle to dealer several times for this problem, and dealer still has not fixed problem. this was 5th time in

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Automatic Transmission Torque Convertor
ODI No: 880406 - consumer been having problem with automatic transmission that will not work forward or in reverse. technician indicated that was due to torque converter. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seat Belt Retractor
ODI No: 880846 - driver's seat belt will not pull out, sometimes left back seatbelt will not work either. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Seat Belt Retractor
ODI No: 882129 - front passenger seat belt will not retract after being pull out all the way. had been reported to dealer, but they could not fix it.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 883179 - recall 00 v 311 001/crankshaft pulley bolt: vehicle taken for appointment at south lake mitsubishi, morrow, ga; phone# 770/603-6225. dealer informed consumer that dealership was out of part

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 883965 - recall 00 v 311 001; replacement bolt securing crankshaft pulley failed. dealer will repair vehicle a second time under recall.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Wheel Cap Cover Hub
ODI No: 885470 - wheels: hub has cracked. contacted dealer .*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 885797 - recall 00-v-311-001 concerning crankshaf/pulley bolt. consumer taken vehicle into dealer twice already for this recall to be taken care off. but, each time t said that the tools were no

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Engine
ODI No: 886215 - consumer took vehicle to dealer for a recall oov31101000/ pulley/ crankshaft repairs to be done. consumer has taken vehicle in three times for the recall repairs, but problem still o

1997 Mitsubishi MIRAGE 97 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 895527 - while driving 45 mph vehicle hit another vehicle head-on. upon impact, neither airbag deployed. no injuries. damage to vehicle $ 4500.00. *ak *yh .



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