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1989 Mitsubishi GALANT 89 - Electrical System
Complaint: electrical failure caused fire. .

1990 Mitsubishi GALANT 90 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: i pulled into gas station. smoke was coming out from under hood. small fire around fuel line, ignition wires, coil, wire harness containing injector wires. put out w/ extinguisher. only 2 wires to

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: alternator failed. .

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: no summary listed for this vehicle. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Battery
Complaint: vehicle experienced a no start condition about every 4 days. dealer has replaced batteries 4 times, and took computer out, and was sent to houston, but could not determine cause, and was not willin

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition
Complaint: engine noise unknown but results in excessive stalling which could cause a vehicle collision. please give further details. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle experienced a no start condition about every 4 days. dealer has replaced batteries 4 times, and took computer out, and was sent to houston, but could not determine cause, and was not willin

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle stalled and driver coasted to side/parking lot. went to make call came back and vehicle was on fire. please describe details. tt .

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition Module
Complaint: the vehicles main computer has been replaced several times which causes the vehicle to stall while driving, the vehicle is also experiencing cronic electrical system problem with the lights, radio and

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition Module
Complaint: i bought a 1991 mitsubishi galant ls 4dr from a local dealer(yorktown mitsubishi, new york) 4 months ago. a few days ago while driving my car, the ecu unit (electronic control module) burned out and a

1991 Mitsubishi GALANT 91 - Ignition Module
Complaint: my 1991 mitsubishi galant stalled while driving 3 times over 3 months. one day, the car wouldn't start after driving it to work. the electronic control unit was replaced in a shop. the car then had

1992 Mitsubishi GALANT 92 - Battery Cable
Complaint: electrical short in the battery cable, causingthe vehicle to catch on fire under the hood. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi GALANT 92 - Ignition Module
Complaint: my car had been stalling since august 2003. the first time i brought it into have it serviced at firestone, they could not find any problem. in november 2003 my car was stalling again and i lost pow

1992 Mitsubishi GALANT 92 - Ignition Module
Complaint: electronic control unit failed .

1992 Mitsubishi GALANT 92 - Interior wiring
Complaint: consumer states that vehicle will not start. had vehicle serviced this was a result off the main computer control module malfunctioning. had it replaced problem reaccured. mr .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: regulator failed. .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: i have mitshibushi and i will never ever ever buy any product from them again. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Battery
Complaint: 3 hour after parking the car, noiced fire coming from battery area, fire dept said fire was electrical related. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical System
Complaint: major electrical problems doors will lock on you while in car, sometimes car will not work at all. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical System
Complaint: the electrical system of the car failed which included no power to the windows sunroof doors and the anti-lock brake system kept coming on showing a failure in the system .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical System
Complaint: main engine rear seal failed/driver's seat belt does not lock/all lights dim or get brighter due to electrical failure/front end suspension bushing failed/when using keyless entry system, all doors wi

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical System
Complaint: all lights dim or brighter during acceleration or deceleration, annoying and caused other electrical system problems such as weak/dead batteries since the alternator is not providing power at all spee

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical System
Complaint: consumer states that while driving vehicle will stall out. which was caused by a shortage in the electrical system. power locks are also inoperative dealer contacted. *mr .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: electrical short, causing the vehicle to catch fire in the engine compartment.*ak .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: when the steering column was in the lock position the vehicle was off and the wirning harness was rubbing against the dashboard, causing an electrical short, resulting in a fire in the steering column

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle stalls out while driving, dealer cannot locate the problem. tt .

1994 Mitsubishi GALANT 94 - Ignition Module
Complaint: vehicle stalls intermittently due to electrical problem. .

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

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Battery
Complaint: due to numerous alignment problems, tires replaced. driving at night lights get brighter or dimmer. battery was replaced. hit brakes car radio went off, it lost power, also, power antenna went down. .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Battery
Complaint: attempting to remove battery caps by placing a screw driver in the slot of the cap, the screw driver went through the cap, hit the plates in the battery, causing the batery to explode/caps made of wea

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Battery
Complaint: while turning vehicle on noticed a loud noise and smoke. consumer looked under hood and noticed battery leaking . please provide further information.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: due to numerous alignment problems, tires replaced. driving at night lights get brighter or dimmer. battery was replaced. hit brakes car radio went off, it lost power, also, power antenna went down. .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: when the brakes are applied the door locks and freezes. the occupants of vehicle are not able to unlock the door or roll down the window. the dealer has been notified. *ak radio cuts out when bra

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Electrical System
Complaint: while driving the vehicle it cuts off in the middle of the street. tt consumer states battery light would illuminate and vehicle would stall, electrical problem. *slc .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: after parking the vehicle wires under the armrest caught on fire. also, caused air bags to deploy. dealer notified.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: started vehicle, drove around the block, vehicle suddendly burst into flames. possibly an electrical fire. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Fuse
Complaint: the consumer has been experiencing problems with tail lights. the fuse popped, causing tail lights to stop working. the manufacturer has been contacted. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Ignition
Complaint: rotors always warped/camshaft failure/ignition failed/windows fog .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Ignition
Complaint: sending unit on the distributor failed as the car down-shifted from passing gear. fuel pump was also replaced. .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Ignition
Complaint: sending unit on the distributor failed as the car down-shifted from passing gear. fuel pump was also replaced. .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Ignition
Complaint: abs: anti-lock brake light pops on intermittently and remains on; brakes grind; brake pads cracked; replaced; reoccurred; hissing sound; loss of vehicle power. .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Ignition
Complaint: while driving the vehicle it cuts off in the middle of the street. tt consumer states battery light would illuminate and vehicle would stall, electrical problem. *slc .

1995 Mitsubishi GALANT 95 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving would smell electrical wires burning. was informed no visible brake lights. had vehicle checked. was informed a front body harness had melted down. the electrical wires had also melted.

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: alternator failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed. .

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Electrical System
Complaint: electrical system failed causing the windows to go down after the vehicle is shut off and the key is out of the ignition. .

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Electrical System
Complaint: dealer informed consumer that the mileage on vehicle which read 053086 was not the original mileage and that the previous owner had replaced the speedometer at 35992 miles because the vehicle had expe

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Electrical System
Complaint: dealer informed consumer that the mileage on vehicle which read 053086 was not the original mileage and that the previous owner had replaced the speedometer at 35992 miles because the vehicle had expe

1996 Mitsubishi GALANT 96 - Interior wiring
Complaint: took in my 1996 mitsubishi galant es for it's yearly inspection. vechicle failed due to obd readiness monitor saying my check engine light was on. the light was noton and in fact wokred perfectly as

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Electrical System
Complaint: consumer stated the vehicle was parked in the parking lot at work, when the radio caught on fir due to an electrical short. .

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Electrical System
Complaint: while driving, all lights dim randomly for 1-3 seconds. also, the dome light switch fails to turn the dome light on when set to "on" and sometimes does not turn the light on when set to "door" with th

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Electrical System
Complaint: while driving on hwy with family at 65mph car lost electrical power. came to a halt in real busy traffic. no lights including emergency flashers would turn on. car would not start and stalled. forced

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: while driving at 20 mph consumer saw smoke coming from under the dashboard and under the hood. the vehicle was taken to a repair shop, and mechanic informed consumer that all of the electrical wir

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Fuse
Complaint: had to pull fuse to get the alarm to quit.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi GALANT 97 - Interior wiring
Complaint: under dash wiring harness failed resulting in burning and thick smoke to come from the left of the dashboard, vent and steering column. .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: 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 shake when

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Alternator/generator
Complaint: 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 purchase of

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed and was replaced. *et .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed and was replaced. *et .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Electrical System
Complaint: 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. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle's keys can be removed in every gear except park, causing vehicle to roll into other vehicle. .

1998 Mitsubishi GALANT 98 - Ignition
Complaint: 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 car is driv

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Battery
Complaint: battery failed in the first year of ownership. mjs .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Battery
Complaint: as long as i have owned this vehicle, i have had a problem with the whole car shaking when i step on the brakes. i took it back to my dealer in oct 1999 and they turned the rotars but the problem con

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Battery
Complaint: remote door opener is losing program when battery is getting week. both openers lost program and changing battery did not help to recover it. dealer wants to charge $65 for each reprograming and mit

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Battery Cable
Complaint: received recall notice in mail concerning battery cable. contacted dealership for an appointment. was informed that no parts were available. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Electrical System
Complaint: while driving, smoke started coming out from under the dash and vehicle caught on fire, one person was injured, claim 04-1292-070. *slc .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Electrical System
Complaint: while driving, smoke started coming out from under the dash and vehicle caught on fire, one person was injured, claim 04-1292-070. *slc .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: vehicle continually experiences electrical failures which cause, burning smells, burnt ligth switches, cables and plugs and vehicle to shut down while driving. mjs .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: car is on but lights, radio, wipers and all electrical parts don't work. you have to jiggle the switch to make the radio, wipers and electricl parts work. notified the dealer about this problem. *ak

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: while driving the vehicle experienced a "burning smell." vehicle had electrical failures, such as no courstey lights/radio, etc., which may have caused a fire at 300 miles. cause unknown. please p

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Ignition
Complaint: intermittently it was hard to start the ignition. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Ignition
Complaint: vehicle steering and brake vibrate upon braking, braking distance too long. front rotors warped - resurfaced at 14847 miles. same problem at 21315 miles - front rotors replaced. ignition replaced at 2

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Ignition
Complaint: at times car will not start with transmission lever in park. will start if placed in neutral. dealer unable to find problem.ral. .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Ignition
Complaint: while traveling at any rate of speed vehicle would stall without any indication. please provide further information. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: consumer went to start the vehicle and noticed smoke, there was an electrical fire and damage to the interior of the vehicle, engine fire in the wiring harness area, claim 42-1246-839. *slc .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: consumer went to start the vehicle and noticed smoke, there was an electrical fire and damage to the interior of the vehicle, engine fire in the wiring harness area, claim 42-1246-839. *slc .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving, smoke started coming from under the dash, and eventually the vehicle caught on fire, there was one injury.*jb(claim#04-1292-070) .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving, smoke started coming from under the dash, and eventually the vehicle caught on fire, there was one injury.*jb(claim#04-1292-070) .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: the insured went to start the vehicle and noticed smoke, there was an electrical fire in the wiring harness area.*jb(claim#42-1246-839) .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: the insured went to start the vehicle and noticed smoke, there was an electrical fire in the wiring harness area.*jb(claim#42-1246-839) .

1999 Mitsubishi GALANT 99 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: components replaced as per recalls, strong smell of burning plastic after leaving dealer, no visble smoke or fire. returned to dealer, service dept could not find source. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Battery
Complaint: i owned a 1995 galant before i purchased my 2000 mitsubishi galant and i must say, mitsubishi is the worst brand of cars ever assembled. i had so many problems with my 1995 galant that i was forced t

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Battery
Complaint: while traveling on highway and applying brakes, there was a loud grinding noise coming from wheel. dealership was aware of problem. *ak consumer found that the problem was with the brakes/rotors, a

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Battery
Complaint: battery exploded, causing acid to fly all over engine compartment. it exploded in parking lot when ignition was started.battery fumes entered passenger compartment. dealer replaced battery, but d

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Electrical System
Complaint: along with several recalls, the brakes, rotors, battery, all four tires had to be replaced at my expense. horn still does not properly work after being replaced. electrical failures with blinker light

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Electrical System
Complaint: the entire electrical system of this vehicle is not working properly, it has been repaired several times yet the problem still exist, please provide any additional information. nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Ignition
Complaint: car continues to have electrical issues -- will stall intermittently and sometimes will not start back up again. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Ignition Module
Complaint: while traveling approximately 45 to 50 mph smoke started coming from front end of vehicle. upon examination by dealership wiring harness and computer system had burned up. no determination was mad

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: consumer drove vehicle to work and parked. approximately 1 hour later vehicle caught on fire. fire dept advised consumer that fire was electrical in origin.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving at approximately. 50 mph driver noticed smoke coming from underneath the hood,.attempted to pull over, but brakes were inoperative. driver had to pump brakes in order to slow down and st

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: consumer was driving down road when a fire ignitied in engine. consumer applied brakes , but they were inoperative. had to pull emergency brake which caused loss of control ,vehicle spun around befo

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: consumer was traveling about 45mph on highway and without prior notice smoke was inside of vehicle. he managed to run out of vehicle and it went up in smoke. fire department was called out. ve

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while traveling approximately 45 to 50 mph smoke started coming from front end of vehicle. upon examination by dealership wiring harness and computer system had burned up. no determination was mad

2000 Mitsubishi GALANT 00 - Underhood wiring
Complaint: while driving 45-50 mph smelled smoke. consumer applied brakes, and they faded. transmission slipped. consumer pulled over, and front of vehicle burst into flames. fire department put out fire, v

2001 Mitsubishi GALANT 01 - Battery
Complaint: the battery failed and as a result the vehicle would not start. the first battery was replaced 18 months ago. *ak *nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi GALANT 01 - Battery
Complaint: the battery failed and as a result the vehicle would not start. the first battery was replaced 18 months ago. *ak *nlm .

2002 Mitsubishi GALANT 02 - Electrical System
Complaint: two weeks ago as i was driving to work, my galant simply stopped moving. the engine was still running, all the warning lights came on, but the car would not move. after turning it off and restarting

2003 Mitsubishi GALANT 03 - Electrical System
Complaint: when ever i crank the car up in the morning or afternoon after the car sits for a while the exhaust smells like bad eggs. the radio/cd was replace three times already and the cd player still sounds s

2003 Mitsubishi GALANT 03 - Electrical wiring
Complaint: when ever i crank the car up in the morning or afternoon after the car sits for a while the exhaust smells like bad eggs. the radio/cd was replace three times already and the cd player still sounds s



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