1998 Mitsubishi montero Problems

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1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake light switch Sidewall Tires Cruise Control
ODI No: 10004911 - cruise wil not disengage due to stop lamp switch failure .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Air Bag Engine/Cooling Steering
ODI No: 10016351 - make: mitsubishi model: montero sport xls year: 1998 suv was total loss due to out of control and rolled over. *n lm .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Door
ODI No: 10017542 - when driving at highway speed, the door made a loud roaring noise as if the door was slightly open. *jb .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Accelerator pedal
ODI No: 10037879 - while passing another vehicle at 60 mph gas pedal became stuck and vehicle accelerated to above 80 mph. pumping the brake pedal was of no use, but using the emergency brakes eventually sto

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 10039728 - when vehicle exceeds speeds of 60 mph steering wheel vibrates. cause of vibration is undetermined. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Brake Disc Caliper Brake Disc Pad Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 10044310 - while driving approximately 65 mph left front wheel would lock. had taken vehicle to dealership. mechanic indicated that rotors/pads p and calipers needed replacing. had pads/calipers and ro

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Gas Engine Belt Pulley
ODI No: 10048770 - while driving 70 mph harmonic balance assembly detached from the vehicle. an independent mechanic determined that the crank shaft pulley bolt broke which caused the failure. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Manual Shift
ODI No: 10063154 - on july 2002, at 65,378 miles dealer replaced the manual transmission. 2 year later, dealership indicated to the consumer the transmission needed to be replaced again. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Engine
ODI No: 10068313 - crankshaft bolt broke, causing timing belt pulley/sprocket to fall off. this is an interference engine and could had caused serious damage. there has been a recall for the montero 3.0 eng

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Engine/Cooling
ODI No: 10081554 - while driving 5 mph crank shaft bolt snapped. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Bumper
ODI No: 534026 - when montero runs into a fllod are with speed of 30 mph or over, water may spread over windshield/roof, making it difficult for driver to see anything for a few seconds. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Body
ODI No: 536193 - the problem is when montero runs into a flood area (about only 4 inches deep water) with speed about 30 mph, water may spread over the windshield and roof that the drive could not see anythi

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Other
ODI No: 537456 - fuel pressure regulator malfunction. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Body
ODI No: 537806 - owner believes that the vehicle needs additional fenders or have a redesigned front skid plate installed under the bumper to stop water from spraying the windshield when driving through four

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Steering
ODI No: 539792 - 2 identical vehicle in one week with the same proble. both rolled over in highway use caused by some form of steering problems. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 540140 - vehicle vibrates over 60 mph. two repair attempts have been made. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 540831 - vehicle shakes while driving. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Transmission Gear PRNDL
ODI No: 540858 - vehicle was parked with engine running. after approx. 10 min vehicle jumped into gear and crashed. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 544520 - vehicle experiencing vibration at speeds of 55 to 70 mph. *yc .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake Disc Pad Front Suspension
ODI No: 547902 - vehicle experienced failure of the brake pads causing grinding noise. mjs .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Air conditioner Air conditioner Air conditioner Air conditioner Frame Frame
ODI No: 557716 - condensor and compressor failed. nlm .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 606307 - door speakers failed. nlm .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake
ODI No: 606515 - brakes failed. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Tread Belt Tires
ODI No: 606521 - front tire developed bumps in tread and made ride uncomfortable. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake
ODI No: 607595 - brakes failed. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake Hose Pipe
ODI No: 607864 - brake fluid lines failed. *yc .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake
ODI No: 607975 - hydralic brake system defective. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Other
ODI No: 608983 - compartment for eye glasses does not close, while driving vibration causes it to open, latch has to be shut several times. *yc .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Brake
ODI No: 609322 - brakes failed. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Seat belt Anchor
ODI No: 609824 - seat belt attachment failed. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Gas Engine Exhaust Catalytic Convertor
ODI No: 609865 - metal fragments found in engine. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Windshield Wiper Washer
ODI No: 609998 - wiper noisy during rain. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 702805 - from the outset, i have experienced constant, continued vibration from the front end of this vehicle, the dealer has balanced the wheels but refuses to try changing the wheels themselves...t

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 703812 - no summary( dot number: tire size: 265/70-15 ) .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Power Train Tires
ODI No: 704010 - tire and drivetrain vibration on my montero sport / nativa in puerto rico.( dot number: ) .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Headlight
ODI No: 705164 - from the date of purchase of vehicle which was during the daytime hours, problem was discovered that same night . specifically, the front headlights have poor illumination on low beam, ther

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 705236 - i was in an accident six weeks after i purchased my montero. stuart lincoln-mercury, who is an authorized dealer, repaired my montero. my front end was supposed to be aligned. at 6400 mil

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 705297 - constant vibration at 50 and over, heavy shaking, steering wheel must ne held by 2 hands. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Tires
ODI No: 707796 - since the day of purchase we have had the same problem and have attempted to try to fix the problem, but have been unsuccessful. the dealership acknowledged the problem and stated they cann

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Rack and Pinion Steering
ODI No: 713794 - i have done almost everything possible to resolve the problem with the subject vehicle, from sending letters to the dealership to mitsubishi motors sales of america to the maryland state att

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Other
ODI No: 720022 - see web page at:http://sites.netscape.net/dtbickfo/home.htm. no safety defect listed in summary. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 720957 - there is a continuous and extreme pulsation,vibration of the steering wheel at speeds greater than 40 m.p.h. the same problem exists when braking at certain speeds as well. from rea

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Other
ODI No: 724230 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 727178 - vehicle vibration. repurchased by mitsubishi 6/2000 .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Antilock Brakes ABS
ODI No: 729471 - under "normal" braking conditions, wheels lock causing vehicle to skid and steering is imapired. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Air Bag Air Bag Seat belt Anchor Seat belt Anchor
ODI No: 730325 - on impact, the rear seat belt came undone and the airbags did not deploy. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Gas Engine
ODI No: 734108 - engine stalls repeated times at low rpm's .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Seat belt Anchor Seat Head Restraint
ODI No: 735909 - at stop light. hit in rear by car going atleast 45 mph. neck whip-lash despite 3 point seatbelt and added thickness headrest as seatbelt collapsed backward to horizontal position. unable to

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Brake Hose Pipe
ODI No: 736260 - there has not yet actually been a failure, but the vehicle was recalled two years ago (5 months after we bought it) for the problem. we never received notification of the recall and only fo

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Engine
ODI No: 738289 - the warning concerning the bolt securing the crankshaft pulley is incorrect. the bolt on my vehicle was tightened to spec on three different occations. failure continued. there is additio

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Driveshaft Steering Wheel and Handle Bar Front Suspension
ODI No: 740584 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Radio CD Player
ODI No: 743212 - since the stereo is located below the cup holder insert, it makes it difficult to adjust safely. the 2000 model takes care of this problem, however 1990 vehicles are unable to get this item

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension
ODI No: 764518 - steering wheel "shimmies". tech checked it out and could find nothing!*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Wheels
ODI No: 780759 - when vehicle runs through water approximately four inches deep, at approximately 30 mph, water may spread over the windshield and roof not allowing driver to see for a couple of seconds. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Bumper
ODI No: 8015959 - in a frontal head on collision vehicle impacteed on a tree, and it pushed radiator into engine, and frame bent because vehicle had no bumper. not sure if it came from maufacturer without i

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Leaf Spring
ODI No: 8019218 - consumer states had vehicle checked by a dealer several times because of "clicking" noise. dealer finally determined that vheicle had a broken leaf spring which could cause truck to lose co

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Fuel Delivery
ODI No: 816229 - when driving the fuel line broke away for the engine and caused the fuel to pour out over the engine. the problem has been repaired by dealer. dealer stated that a bracket was missing from t

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Suspension Lower Ball Joint
ODI No: 821027 - due to non -tightening/missing of the lower ball joint nut by the manufacturer. while driving the vehicle the right wheel almost came off, causing loss of vehicle control, resulting in

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Front Suspension
ODI No: 832075 - front end vibrates when driving at 65mph. dealer contacted five times,. stated normal driving condition, problem cannot be duplicated, problem still exists. provide further information. *ak

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Windshield
ODI No: 837440 - windshield on the passenger's side has a bad blind spot. it portrudes just outside the side mirror. was at a stop light & did not notice any vehicles along side of vehicle. pulled off when l

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Engine exhaust ABS Antilock Front Suspension
ODI No: 845230 - whenever brakes are applied, vehicle would slide or skid. intermittent problem. took to dealer & informed brakes are sticking. would have odors/fumes coming inside vehicle. also, some squea

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Wheels
ODI No: 846679 - while driving consumer could feel any object that could affect the vehicle through bottom because shredded wind guard. dealer had said that was how vehicle was made, flimsy and not very d

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 ABS Antilock Brake Disc Rotor
ODI No: 849171 - when driving at any speed and applying the brakes pedal is bouncing, and the rotors went out. problem happened twice, and repaired at two different times. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Headlight Beam Dimmer Switch
ODI No: 851730 - when driving at night and using high beam lights, the high beam lights shine about 150 feet forward to the left side of the road. consumer had taken vehicle to repair shop four to five time

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Frontal Air Bag Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 852173 - while traveling 40 mph a sa result of an accident vehicle rolled over, and air bags did not deploy without indications. please provide further information. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Rear Suspension
ODI No: 852304 - while making a right or left consumer would hear noise for the front of the vehicle. dealer has been contacted. please at purchase, a slight churp was noticed, front right. it was checked,

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Speed Control
ODI No: 854438 - after driver had been driving approximately 3-31/2 miles automobile lurched forward, causing the rear end of the auto to fishtail and spin around twice, resulting in another vehicle hitti

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Gas Engine
ODI No: 858245 - occasionally when making a complete stop and attempting to accelerate engine cuts off or slows down when on highway. contacted dealer and manufacturer. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Windshield Wiper Washer Motor
ODI No: 860314 - windshield wiper motor works inadvertently, affects visibility in the rain. dealer inspected, and discovered that motor has a defect. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Steering Tie Rod Front Suspension Control Arm Front Suspension Control Arm
ODI No: 860791 - while driving passenger's front inner tie rod broke, causing loss of steering control which might have resulted in a crash. dealer said consumer needed to replace tie rod/ball joint, and

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Alternator/generator Battery
ODI No: 868485 - battery was replaced 5 times, 2 times alternator was replaced & there were other electrical problems. dealer had been saying that problem with the battery was weather related. they seeme

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Transmission Gear PRNDL
ODI No: 871781 - vehicle was parked in the garage and consumer went to shiftgear, and vehicle made noise and it was rough. so when he put it in shift, gear popped. dearlership was aware of problem. *ak

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Ignition
ODI No: 874798 - when slowing down and without any indication vehicle would stall. dealer has been contacted. please provide further information. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Engine
ODI No: 877359 - was pulling out off parking lot and crankshaft pulley bolt broke or sheared off. had no steering control at 10mph. just managed to drive vehicle to dealership. mechanic indicated that b

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Engine
ODI No: 879437 - recall 00v311001- consumer received recall letter concerning crankshaft pulley. contacted dealer, dealer had no tools to correct recall problem. please give any further details. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 879590 - while driving could step on brake pedal and brakes will not operate. pedal will go alway to ground. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Engine
ODI No: 879750 - while on freeway heard a bang then car started running rough, losing power steering, and engine died. mechanic said that crankshaft/ pulley fell off , bolt had sheared in half. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Gas Engine
ODI No: 892154 - everytime vehicle reaches highway speeds, about 55mph and up, vehicle will end up stalling. has contacted dealer, and the dealer is not willing to do anything.*ak *slc .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 Engine Power Steering
ODI No: 894815 - 00 v 311 001/crankshaft pulley: recall repairs failure from schaefer, strohminger dodge; fallston, md; phone # 410/893-6343. repairs made on february 22, 2001, and on above incident date v

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 Defroster Defogger
ODI No: 9005262 - at 55mph a smell of plastic burning was smelled, than a loud sound was heard and looked back and the whole back hatch glass was shattered. i think the think the defroster overheated. it lef



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