Mitsubishi eclipse electrical

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1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Battery Cable
Complaint: fresh air switch failed due to loose cable. *ak .

1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: headlamp failure due to wiring harness malfunctioning. consumer was seeking reimbursement since the headlights were on recall. *yh....*ak .

1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Ignition
Complaint: spark plug wires failed. *slc .

1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Interior wiring
Complaint: main computer failure. .

1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Interior wiring
Complaint: main computer system burned. cause could not be determined. .

1991 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 91 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: alternator replaced. .

1991 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 91 - Battery
Complaint: alternator replaced. .

1991 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 91 - Ignition
Complaint: timing belt went out while driving up incline; lost all vehicle power; would not restart; towed to dealership; speed 55 mph. tt .

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Electrical System
Complaint: owner states that her vehicle stalls while driving . she took vehicle to dealers and was told it was the (isc) control unit they replaced it and the vehicle still stalls. *ak consumer states the i

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Ignition
Complaint: owner states that her vehicle stalls while driving . she took vehicle to dealers and was told it was the (isc) control unit they replaced it and the vehicle still stalls. *ak consumer states the i

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle stalls out while driving, due to overheating problems, replaced thermostat to no avail, now dealer wants to replace the hose. tt .

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Ignition Module
Complaint: ecu unit had one of the diodes explode on to the main board causing complete failure to the engine. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 92 - Interior wiring
Complaint: because of a computer failure, the fuel injectors are stuck in the full open position, even at idle. this is causing liquid gasoline to flow over the hot exhaust manifold, which poses an imminent fir

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed. *skd .

1993 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 93 - Ignition Module
Complaint: while driving vehicle will completely shut down without warning due to a malfunction within the computer system. please give any further details.*ak .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Ignition
Complaint: 5-speed manual vehicle shutsdown periodically when driving at any speed. tt .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Ignition
Complaint: while driving, at approx. 55mph, suddenly engine shut down, rendering steering and brake inoperative, resulting in hitting barrier. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Ignition
Complaint: while driving, at approx. 55mph, suddenly engine shut down, rendering steering and brake inoperative, resulting in hitting barrier. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: the wiring harness by the fan motor caught on fire while driving. please describe. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: the wiring harness by the fan motor caught on fire while driving. please describe. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: consumer states that the cruise control went out, causing the accelerator to go down to the floor. the dealer disconnected the cruise control cables. owner states that vehicle is still not repaired

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Battery
Complaint: battery is not holding charge, replaced. .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed. .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Battery
Complaint: i have had to replace 3 brand new batteries which were still under warranty, because they were totally drained. i believe there is something wrong with the electrical system. there is nothing that i

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: car dies while driving at various speeds. this needs to be a recall. this can be very dangerous and the dealerships have no idea what the problem is. have had numerous things replaced and it has been

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: vehicle stalls when headlights/air conditioner are on and car is idling. *sd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: intermittent electrical problems, causing vehicle to stall. (attorney for client) .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: without any prior warning vehicle caught on fire. fire department stated it was an electrical problem. dealer notified. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: replaced electronic control module, also replaced computer head .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: spark plugs failed. *sd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: defective spark plugs and electrical wiring, vehicle failed to accelerate. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: purchase car new consumer found out the car was wired wrong . tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Fuse
Complaint: vehicle stalls when headlights/air conditioner are on and car is idling. *sd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Fuse
Complaint: horn failed. *skd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: intermittent stalling while driving after repeated electrical repairs. *skd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: spark plugs failed. *sd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: car stalls without notice at lights or on highway; will eventually restart. mechanic unable to find cause. am terrified about driving my car;last stalled in high speed traffic area at light; almost re

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: problem has been on going for 2.5 months. dealer has had car for over a month and has been unable to diagnos or cure the problem. i've spent hundreds if not thousands of dollars on fixes that they hav

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: the car repeatedly shuts off or stalls while driving at any speed. i have taken it in numerous times and the problem cannot be found. the fuel pump relay, engine control unit, ignition wires, spark

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: since october 2001, my eclipse has been stalling without warning. both the ``check engine'' and ``oil'' lights illuminate and i lose control of the vehicle as it slows to a stop. this has happened to

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: when tryi ng to accelerate and sometimes when changing gears, the engine light comes on and the car loses power and stalls. please give more information.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: during vehicle operation the vehicle stalls without warning. this has been a continuous problem and the dealer is unable to find the problem. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: while drving at speeds of 40mph and over vehicle will shutdown and die. dealer has inspected vehicle several times, and has not been able to duplicate or correct the problem.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: while traveling vehicle will shut off automatically, and will not restart.vehicle must be towed. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: while driving, check engine lights comes on, which causes vehicle to perform sluggishly. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: engine stalls while driving; loss all electrical power; speed 45 to 55 mph; no warning. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: the car has stalled twice and left driver stranded. please explain. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: when engaging clutch, vehicle will stall w/locking of steering. owner has other description. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: when driving and change gear car stalled. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: engine continuously stalls in traffic. service bulletin issued for this. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition
Complaint: defective spark plugs and electrical wiring, vehicle failed to accelerate. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: replaced electronic control module, also replaced computer head .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: replaced electronic control module, also replaced computer head .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: after three visits to the dealer (sometimes by tow truck), they repeatedly indicated they could not duplicate the problem. on the fourth visit, the engine control unit was replaced. the car would shut

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
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

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: due to pcm control module malfunctioning vehicle stalled, which could have resulted in an accident. please provide further information. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: vehicle stalls at any speed, had same problem in 1998. dealer replaced engine control unit. *ak the vehicle shuts off suddenly at 20-65 mph. there is oil leak as well due to cylinder head gasket f

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Ignition Module
Complaint: check engine light keeps coming on, dealer said computer should be reprogrammed. ttre details. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Starter
Complaint: battery failed. .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Starter
Complaint: anytime the vehicle is shut off for short period of time, it would fail to start back up right away. had taken vehicle to dealer to repair starter. the problem still exists. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: horn failed. *skd .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: unsure of what caused fire, but no problems with car before fire came suddenly and without warning. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: unsure of what caused fire, but no problems with car before fire came suddenly and without warning. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving engine caught on fire. it could have caused an accident, and consumer get hurt. cause unknown. dealer notified.*ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Electrical System
Complaint: vehicle continually having electrical problems with short in system causing battery failures on several occasions. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: clutch line has blown, causing the vehicle to completely shut down. dealer replaced the short block which only temporarily remedied the problem. cause unknown. please give any further details. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Fuse
Complaint: no summary .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Ignition
Complaint: driving the car and the car lost its power(stalled) and then started to smoke and caught on fire. please explain. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Interior wiring
Complaint: left main wiring harness and wiring to upper rear brake light failed, starting fire. .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: lost power while driving and caught fire under the hood area. please explain in more detail. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 96 - Interior wiring
Complaint: i had parked this auto and went inside to sleep- was awaken by horn going off in auto- went out to see what was going on and when i open the door all i saw was a blast of smoke that hit me in the face

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Ignition Module
Complaint: electronic control unit failed. .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Ignition Module
Complaint: vehicle will stall while driving regardless of speed and without warning. dealer has replaced fuelpump/ ignition switch and computer, but defect still occurs.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Ignition Switch
Complaint: vehicle will stall while driving regardless of speed and without warning. dealer has replaced fuelpump/ ignition switch and computer, but defect still occurs.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: vehicle was parked for 2 hrs and caught on fire. only other prob was at time of purchase when it leaked because it was a convert. did take it to dealer and it was not fixed. fired caused exterior dama

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: had recall done for lateral arm, dealer informed me head gasket was blown, two weeks later both door handles broke off, maybe the door handles shouldn't be made of plastic. the car has been through t

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: i was sold this car as a mitsubishi, it has a chrysler engine one step up from a neon. if i would have wanted a neon by chrysler i would have purchased 2 for the price i paid for my eclipse. the lower

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: consumer saw smoke coming from between sunroof and rearview mirror. also, from underhood while in carwash. doors and windows were locked and consumer could not get out of vehicle. gauges stopped work

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Fuse
Complaint: turn signals are inoperable. the dealer has put sensors through the electrical system, and the problem still exists. manufacturer has been notified. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Ignition Module
Complaint: i was sold this car as a mitsubishi, it has a chrysler engine one step up from a neon. if i would have wanted a neon by chrysler i would have purchased 2 for the price i paid for my eclipse. the lower

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Interior wiring
Complaint: smoke from main wire under dash shorted out, cause of shortage was main wire rubbing against clutch pedal. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: vehicle had been parked 6 hours when fire was noticed coming from under the hood. fire department called & put flames out. indicated fire originated from engine compartment. cause undetermined. vehicl

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Battery
Complaint: driving on freeway when battery light came on. shortly after highlights would not turn off. then vehicles lights in dash turn on and off, wipers turn on and off, and vehicle completely loses power at

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Battery
Complaint: driving on freeway when battery light came on. shortly after highlights would not turn off. then vehicles lights in dash turn on and off, wipers turn on and off, and vehicle completely loses power at

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Fuse
Complaint: driving on freeway when battery light came on. shortly after highlights would not turn off. then vehicles lights in dash turn on and off, wipers turn on and off, and vehicle completely loses power at

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Ignition
Complaint: since the first month i have owned the car, the car frequently idles low (~500rpm) when the weather is warm. car has no power and will sometimes stall when i remove my foot from the gas. car has a 5

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Ignition
Complaint: when driving at any speed vehicle will cut off without prior warning, causing loss of all power. consumer has contacted dealer. dealer was unable to determine the cause. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Interior wiring
Complaint: the vehicle caught fire while parked, it appears that the fire started under the dash on the passenger side where the passenger side air bag is located. nlm .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Interior wiring
Complaint: car had been driven a short distance. the driver got out of the car when it spontaneously caughton fire. true cause and origin of the fire is unknow as mitsubishi does not wish to speak with us, or

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Interior wiring
Complaint: driving on freeway when battery light came on. shortly after highlights would not turn off. then vehicles lights in dash turn on and off, wipers turn on and off, and vehicle completely loses power at

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Anti-theft ignition
Complaint: car opts not to start due to either failure in the theft-immobilization system or the starter kill in the clutch.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Battery Cable
Complaint: while having the bumper fixed my collision shop discovered the wiring harness is melting. this is the same problem as nhtsa campaign id number : 99v333001 -- recall date : november 23, 1999 -- compo

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: wiring harness for the head lamp assembly smoked and burned. head lamps inoperable. *jb .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Fuse
Complaint: headlight wiring harness melted after original bulbs were replaced with correct aftermarket component. dealer commented that every eclipse that has replacement headlight bulbs has burned the wiring h

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Ignition Module
Complaint: while driving at 50 mph, all of a sudden speed drops from 5o mph to 20 mph without warning. driver was able to exit off the road safely. dealership and manufacturer were sent a certified letter abo

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Starter Relay
Complaint: at approx. 55,000 miles, the starter relay burned out and vehicle could not be started. symptoms were erratic indicator lights on dashboard and unpredictable behavior of all electrical devices. for ex

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: 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 contacted dea

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Electrical System
Complaint: 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 insurance com

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Electrical System
Complaint: 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 - Electrical System
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 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: 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 actual pl

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Ignition
Complaint: 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 contacted dea

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: 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 dealer to diag

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: bulbs in headlights and/or bulb holder melt causing wiring to melt and exposed wire causing extreme electrical damage.*ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: at 65mph vehicle started to catch on fire under the hood, causing consumer to pull over. dealer notified. *ak .

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Electrical System
Complaint: after driving 65 mph the consumer noticed smoke coming from the engine compartment. the consumer pulled over and opened the hood to see all the insulation smoldering. all of the electrical wires wer

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Ignition Switch
Complaint: the vehicle would not start because the connector to the ignition switch had a broken lock tab and was being pulled by the harness when the steering wheel was tiled. *jb *nlm .



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Last Update: August 28, 2004