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1991 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 91 - Body
Complaint: while driving/stopped and vehicle began to shake. wheels locked up, and there was some leakage under the automobile. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Body
Complaint: the vehicles strap link failed and caused the convertible top to be inoperative. *nlm .

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Frame
Complaint: during operation severe pulling to the right was noticed. also bad vibration , and a loud noise. as a result the frame was cracked. .

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Body
Complaint: my car was bought from an individual that i know, and it was garage kept.i do the same,.but the top of the car is fading so badly...bad paint job...and the rear is the same..is there a recall on the p

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Door
Complaint: water pump bypass hose clamp weak, causing anti-freeze to leak onto engine. .

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Frame
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Hood
Complaint: driving on highway and the front hood came up and cracked the front windshield, no one was injured . please describe . .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Door
Complaint: the driver and passenger-side doors activated switch failed caused a short-cirtuit and drained the battery each time i came to a stop. this seems to be a part failure problem (both switches in a 6 yea

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Body
Complaint: strut towers (just underneath the hood) are rusting. it's as if the vehicle is rusting from the inside out. vehicle will no longer pass inspection. the rest of the vehicle is absolutely fine.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: on two occasions my driver's side door handle has broken off when opening the door. i've heard that this is an ongoing problem for the mitsubishi but there has never been anything done to correct this

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: passenger door would not open. *tw .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: outside door handle broke when owner tried to open door. *dsh .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: engine continually leaking oil, not able to fix leak. .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: sunroof does not close completely by motor, and need allan wrench to close it; power door locks do not work; window glass rattles and is loose at weatherstrip; fuel vapors smelled periodically, parti

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: sunroof does not close completely by motor, and need allan wrench to close it; power door locks do not work; window glass rattles and is loose at weatherstrip; fuel vapors smelled periodically, parti

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: two months prior to my inquiry into this matter my drivers side door handle became detached with no excessive force involved. taken as a typical occurrence inquiry to the dealership was never made.

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door
Complaint: driver's side door handle broke off on several occasions. this usally happened when the consumer was trying to open the car door.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Door Hinge
Complaint: door handle on 1995 mitsibishi eclipse broke when trying to enter vehicle.. no abnormal pressure.. just snapped off.. plastic?? why is this so cheap?*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Frame
Complaint: engine continually leaking oil, not able to fix leak. .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Frame
Complaint: after nearly six years of ownership, the skirts around the car are collapsing, the plastic pins holding them in place have deteriorated and i have lost the right hand passenger side skirt altogether.

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Hatchback Support
Complaint: master cylinder failed resultingin an accident; also replaced front brake rotors; vehicle hesitates/bucks on acceleration and has fast idle; also, horns inoperable and replaced both rear hatch strut

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Body
Complaint: bought car in nov 1996. about 5 months or so after purchasing the car, the drivers side sun visor can detached from the ceiling. i was told that this is not a covered warranty service. i was told t

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Body
Complaint: support frame for roof too small for stress placed on them. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Body
Complaint: involved in an head on collision at 55mph the floorboard was torn loose on the passenger's front seat and the front end was totaled and the air bag did not deploy. please describe details. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Bumper
Complaint: damage to front bumper assembly when loading car onto flatbed for towing. note: this particular vehicle has a history of different problems, minor and major. transmission shop was consulted and they h

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Door
Complaint: while opening the door, the handle broke off. dealer has been contacted. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Door Hinge
Complaint: both door handles broke off in my hand when i attempted to open the door. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: owner has hardly ever used the convertible top. the convertible top is separating from the frame,it is bulging out. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top leaks at windshield and driver's side window area. 8ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top weather strip failures. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: while the vehicle was parked. consumer went to put the top down when both brackets bent, causing a failure. consumer contacted dealer. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: problem with convertible top which will not go all the way down properly, and causing inside damage to top fabric. dealer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was out of its warranty, and

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Body
Complaint: consumer states that the 2 metal pieces in the moving part of his covertible top is bent. he also states that the mechanic told him that the metal was too soft for that kind of top. he states that th

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Bumper
Complaint: the front bumper has crack in half on driverside to low ground .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Frame
Complaint: the vehicle would leak inside & in the trunk for no reason when it rains. has been to dealer, but dealer could not find the cause of the leakage. had specialist check the vehicle. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: consumer stated water was leaking inside of the vehicle through the roof.*jb .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top bracket is bent ; was told it is a common problem; top will not drop completely; defective brackets in frame of top. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top allows water to leak under seal , when vehicle is driven then water spills onto driver which causes an unsafe condition / mitsubishi is uncooperative in correcting problem ..... also,

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: two top brackets in the convertible top have bent, preventing top from lowering completely. i was told by the dealer that this is a very common problem caused by stretching in a pair of straps in the

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: retracted convertible cover blows off in cross wind into traffic. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: whenever it rained water poured in where convertible clips were located. driver/passenger side would get very wet. pouch of water would develop between the back seat & the trunk. speakers in the rear

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 97 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: 1997 mitsibishi convertible. brackets on both sides of convertible top have bent preventing top from opening completely. it happens on all convetibles of this type and has already been identified by

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Body
Complaint: there appears to be a manufacturers defect in the body of all mitsubishi eclipses that have the same body style of 1998. there is a piece on the underside on the driver's side that catches on parking

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Door
Complaint: driver side and passenger side door handles snapped and broke off without excessive force. *ak *jb .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Door
Complaint: various lights failed. *slc .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Frame
Complaint: the convertible top strut arm is bent not allowing the top to open or close properly. dealer states it's a manufacturing defect. *jg *jb .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Frame
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Hatchback
Complaint: hatch cover clip failed. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: the vehicle leaked transmission fluid, and the rag top roof leaked water when it rained. dealer repaired both problems six times. *jb .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top would not close during a rain storm. manufacturer was contacted.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: consumer is concerned at this point every times it rains convertible roof leaks. interior seats are detroyed. she went to the dealership, and mechanic told her that the roof will leak as long as she

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: my 1998 mitsubishi eclipse spyder is defective. the convertible roof does not fold into the down position unless i guide it by hand. there are two metal brackets on each side of the roof that are be

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top does not go down all the way. design flaw causes the top stack control links to bend upon opening and closing the top. the replacement parts along with labor is ridiculously high over

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: the convertible top motors have gone out again. i have had the motors serviced several time over 4 times in two years. apparnetly the gear pins break within the motors and cause them to fail. i ca

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: convertible top is not functioning properly. adhesive is loosening, creating a strain on the straps. two levers that help top fold are bending, so top does not close properly.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: consumer states that water leaks from convertible top resulting in the vehicle flooding. ts .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Body
Complaint: dashboard was coming apart. if the vehicle was involved in a collision pieces of the dashboard could injure passengers. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Body
Complaint: the car leaks water through the back of the vehicle. trunk filled with water, spilled over divider between passenger compartment and hatch, travels up to drivers seat. water present molded seats and

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Body
Complaint: have had the vehicle into dealership 5 times to reapir leaks..still leaking...front seats both passanger and driver are repeatedly soaked and car now has mildew & mold problems .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: my car is leaking black sealing on both doors. the black sealant melts from somewhere inside the door plastic cover and comes out on the bottom. it hardens and looks like sticky tar. tried to clean

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: black sealant dripping from bottom of both interior door panels onto sill plates. no safety defect (s) listed in the summary. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: door on driver side leaks sealant-have taken to dealer 4 times. 1st excuse was the heat was melting it (s. texas)--it's not that hot anymore....also, stereo cd player is not playing cd's--it spits th

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: door handles are poorly designed. they break very easily and can not be opened from outside in case of accident. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: both doors leak water onto door sill. all seals replaced 3 times by dealer. leak still occurs. if car is jacked up on one side water leaks through speaker cover onto floor. hopless to fix correctly? .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: passenger door handle came off when opened normally, 2 weeks later drivers side came off under same conditions, very poor material or engineering. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: both outside door handles have broken off in the process of normal operation. materials are poor quality.*ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: mitsubishi said both doors need to be torn down and all the glue/insulation removed and recoated and it would take at least a week and expensive. my car can't be the only one this is happening to. i h

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: while consumers daughter was getting into automobile, she attempted to open door and both handles fell off. *ak. consumer stated the temperature was very hot and the door handles just fell off, also

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: adhesive was dripping from passenger's door and driver's door to bottom of door panel. dealer had no solution. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: driver's side door handle fell off while getting into vehicle. dealer contacted. feel free to provide any further information.*ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: passenger outside door handle fell off while opening the door. dealer was not notified at this time. feel free to provide any further information.*ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door
Complaint: both doors are leaking a glue like substance, and it is causing doors to stick. consumer feels that in an accident consumer may not be able to exit vehicle. consumer has contacted dealer 5 times, a

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Door Hinge
Complaint: under normal operation the door handle on the driver's side of my 1999 mitsubishi eclispe broke off. the door handle will need to be replaced by the dealer for the price of $72.00 plus paint.*ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: top has been fixed 6 times within 14 months. still leaks, standing water in passenger seat floorboards. rear and front seats soaked whenever it rains. car smells moldy, possible rust or electrical

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: during rain the vehicle leaks through the fire wall and/or air vents into floor of vehicle.*jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: rust all over 2000 white mit. eclipse rs. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: 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, everytime th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: 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 area only

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: extreme wind noise on driver's side when traveling above 50mph. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: 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 speakers

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: 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 had cause th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Body
Complaint: 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 vehicle. been

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Bumper
Complaint: 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 - Door
Complaint: 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 - Door
Complaint: no summary listed for abov evehicle. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Door
Complaint: 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 is washed

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Door
Complaint: 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 strong in war

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Frame
Complaint: 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 seat, the wat

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Frame
Complaint: 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 accept respons

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Frame
Complaint: 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 was also d

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Hood
Complaint: 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 am worried

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Body
Complaint: 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 tire. then i

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Body
Complaint: 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 the right

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Body
Complaint: 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 this is linke

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Body Frame
Complaint: 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 the right

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Bumper
Complaint: 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 financed t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Door
Complaint: 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 financed t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Door
Complaint: 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 - Hatchback
Complaint: 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 came out of t

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Hood
Complaint: 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 the right

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Trunk Lid
Complaint: 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 the right

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 - Body
Complaint: 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 radio/stereo

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 01 - Door
Complaint: consumer is concerned with the presence of excessive amounts of mold in the doors of the vehicle. *mr .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 - Body Frame
Complaint: 2002 mitshabishi eclipse rear bumper started to burn and i had just parked at work i was found slumped over behind the wheel apparently from the fumes of the burning plastic. i hope my reporting this

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 - Frame
Complaint: ron marhofer mitsubishi's service department has attempted to fix this problem twice and refuses to attempt another repair. we have been told by area body shops that the problem could be from a broke

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 - Roof Pillar
Complaint: the boot cover for the convertible top blew off two times onto the highway behind me on a recent trip to houston, tx. after passing a u-haul and noticing that the boot cover was about to blow off aga

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Body
Complaint: while driving about 3 mph and making a turn onto a side street, the vehicle hit a curb which caused a dent on the left side of the vehicle. the consumer stated while sitting in an enclosed body sh

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Body
Complaint: when the consumer drove the vehicle, it was hard to see out of the rear window. the vehicle was designed with the back setting to high up. the manufacturer and the dealer were aware of the problem.

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Body
Complaint: water leaks in from vent when going through a car wash, never repaired. *jb .

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Door
Complaint: when the driver's side window is in the full upward position, the door is hard to open/close; the glass gets stuck in the window molding. took to dealer, who replaced window molding, but really didn'

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Hatchback Support
Complaint: i have a mitsubishi eclipse 2003 gts. i purchased it in september 2002 and it only has 7,000 miles on it, so it is fairly new. there is a latch by the front seat to open the trunk. ever since i ha

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 03 - Door
Complaint: my complaint is about the blend do for the heating system of the 2003 mitsubishi eclipse. when the temperature control knob is rotated to the hot position, a cable behind the dashboard and directly o



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Last Update: August 28, 2004