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1986 Mitsubishi MONTERO 86 - Engine exhaust
Complaint: vehicle hasdthree recalls,manufacturer failed to fix,emissions failure,/subsystems/carburator fails smog as result. *ak .

1988 Mitsubishi MONTERO 88 - Engine
Complaint: cylinder head cracked. *sd .

1989 Mitsubishi MONTERO 89 - Engine
Complaint: engine crankshaft:pulley bolts broke. .

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Engine
Complaint: consumer called complaining about having problem with the engine bolt that broke while driving the vehicle at 25 mph. ts there was a failure in the vibration damper bolt which caused the pulley to fa

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Engine
Complaint: exhaust system & oil were full of gas. mechanic had to contact someone in orgeon to get help. neither had ever heard or seen anything like it. consumer had to get a jump start, and just from spar

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Engine
Complaint: the bolt on the front of the crankshaft broke off, causing the pulley and belt to fly off, resulting in loss of power steering and loss of vehicle control. .

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Engine exhaust
Complaint: exhaust system & oil were full of gas. mechanic had to contact someone in orgeon to get help. neither had ever heard or seen anything like it. consumer had to get a jump start, and just from spar

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Gas Engine
Complaint: vehicle was parked on driveway for about 5 minutes when an underhood fire started in engine. prior to incident, consumer had a broken thermostat replaced. *ak *slc .

1990 Mitsubishi MONTERO 90 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: engine crankshaft pulley bolt broke, causing loss of power steering and all other belt-driven components. *jb .

1991 Mitsubishi MONTERO 91 - Engine
Complaint: the vehicle consumed an excessive amount of oil.*jb .

1991 Mitsubishi MONTERO 91 - Engine
Complaint: i understand mitsubihi is having problems with crankshaft bolt problems in other vehicles, and this is another incident.*ak (dot number: n/a tiresize: n/a) .

1991 Mitsubishi MONTERO 91 - Engine
Complaint: crankshaft pulley bolt became loose over time. pulley bolt came out while driving, causing a loss of power steering. dealr has been contacted.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi MONTERO 91 - Engine
Complaint: while traveling and without any indication engine died. technician stated that bolts came out from crankshaft/ pully. please provide further information.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi MONTERO 91 - Gas Engine
Complaint: i had two tires blow out on me on the way home from north hollywood on 9/19/01. my car is presently at a repair shop, so i don't know the name of the tires. also my thermostat went out on me and my

1992 Mitsubishi MONTERO 92 - Engine
Complaint: crankcase bolt was under recall and was inspected at dealer last april of 2001. dec . 28th noise from engine forced me to go to indepent shop i have used previously the crankcase bolt that was under r

1992 Mitsubishi MONTERO 92 - Engine
Complaint: engine failure due to defective engine module, replacing second module. dealer notified. *ak spark plugs were not operative due to ecm failure. the dealer installed the repaired ecm. *yh .

1992 Mitsubishi MONTERO 92 - Gas Engine
Complaint: vehicle has had numerous engine problems ranging from overheating to engine cylinder head replacement and machine work performed. vehicle has had 4 cylinder head gaskets replaced since purchase. vehic

1992 Mitsubishi MONTERO 92 - Gas Engine
Complaint: this car has been a lemon mitsubushi has the complete repair record they say its the only one i find that hard to belive as there own dealer said valve train problems were frequent. .

1992 Mitsubishi MONTERO 92 - Radiator
Complaint: thermostat failed to function properly. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine
Complaint: on 03/16/01 recall work was done at service dealer. on date of incident, crank bolt sheered off or came out while driving at 45m mph. *jb .

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine
Complaint: addition to complaint 10088338. fter having the vehicle checked by my mechanic, the problem is that the bolt (the one listed in the original recall) backed out of the crank shaft causing the pully to

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine
Complaint: the crankshaft bolts failed while driving causing a sudden loss of power steering prior to recall notice 00v-311, the consumer request reimbursement. nlm .

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine
Complaint: crankshaft pulley bolt came loose, causing the crankshaft to strip out the gearing. the vehicle seemed to loose power & was less responsive ... & the hideous screeching sound scared the heck out of a

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine
Complaint: while driving at 65mph crankshaft bolt snapped, causing motor to shutoff with no warning. dealer notified.*ak .

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: engine stalled in the middle of an intersection while driving at 55 mph. vehicle was towed to independent shop. technician stated that bolt securing the crankshaft pulley broke. as a result, engin

1993 Mitsubishi MONTERO 93 - Muffler Tail pipe
Complaint: steering wheel developed a 2 to 3 inch front to back motion. truck will not pass pa inspection. a mitsu master mechanic says whole steering column must be replaced as bad bearing in column can not

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: i was driving along, when my airconditioning and power steering went out. believing it was a belt, i looked under the hood to find out that my crankshaft bolt had broken causing my keyway and harmoni

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: i was driving my mitsubishi montero 3.5l dohc while trying to join freeway on ramp while accelerating to reach 60 miles an hour to keep in pace with highway traffic. then all of a sudden the vehicle s

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: dealer said thatpossible cause of engine failure is loose wrist pin in crankshaft assembly and that mitsubishi corp. does not have recall on this and not considered as factory defect. need new engine

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: power steering suddenly failed while my wife was exiting the freeway almost causing a serious accident. a mechanic determined that the crankshaft pulley fell off. there is a recall (campaign id # 00

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: the harmonic balancer has came apart twice. the mechanic that i was has stated that this is due to the crankshaft bolt coming loose. this particular bolt has been recalled on the 3.5 l montero engin

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Engine
Complaint: vehicle had been having same problem a s stated in recall 00 v 311 001 concerning crankshaft/pulley bolt.*ak .

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Gas Engine
Complaint: the crankshaft pulley bolt broke on the 94 montero sr and i lost power steering assist. thus, the car was extremely hard to steer and a life threatening condition was encountered. the recall sr-01-0

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine has seized up and dealer has indicated that we need a new engine on a five year old vehicle. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine needs to be replaced, told by the service department the mitsubishi no longer makes this type of engine, and that the damage is too bad for it to be rebuilt. the svu has been at this service de

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine needs to be replaced, told by the service department the mitsubishi no longer makes this type of engine, and that the damage is too bad for it to be rebuilt. the svu has been at this service de

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine is probably in need of new head or block. was there a recall on these engines?*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: crankshaft pulley bolt and collateral damages have needed to be repaired 3 times within eighteen months, loss of power steering while driving and no notification of recall 00v311001.*jb .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: the vehicle experienced the same defect with the crankshaft pulley bolt as stated in recall 00 v 311 001, however the vehicle identification number was not included in the recall. *jb .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: vehicle experienced a problem with the crankshaft pulley. this problem is the same as the montero sport which is under re-call. this vehicle does not apply under the re-call because of the vin# and ve

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: while driving, consumer heard a strange knocking noise from engine, the noise continued for a few more minutes and then all of a sudden a very loud explosive noise erupted from the engine and a sudden

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: the bolt securing the crankshaft broke prior to recall 00v-311 while driving up into the mountains and rounding a corner the driver lost control of the vehicle but was able to maneuver it to the side

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: vehicle was running rough at 50-60 mph, then lost all power. all lights on dash came on, vehicle towed to repairshop. mechanic determined crankshaft pulley bolt had broken. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: bolt that holds pulley into the crankshaft broke while consumer was driving at 30 mph. contacted dealer, and the dealer was not willing to do anything.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: crankshaft/ pulley bolt separated, causing damage to vehicle. recall 00v311001 has been issued on similar makes and models; however, this vehicle was not included due to vin. 3.5 liter engine. ple

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: while driving all lighst on dashboard came on, and power steering stopped working. this was as a result of crankshaft pulley disconnecting from motor. this happened 3 times. dealership could not fi

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: put in 4.5 quarts of oil into tank that should last 3000 miles. but when checking dip stick at 3000, there was no oil left. dealer said oil might be leaking in engine valves, and it was normal fo

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: bolt of crankshaft has fallen out, causing damage to crankshaft a total of 3 times. consumer contacted manufacturer, and was told vehicle not included in recall 00v311001 due to vin although it h

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: recall 00v311001 notice received. it was a foreign purchased vehicle, and dealership was informing him they had no way to bill carrbean mitsubishi. please provide any additional informationl.*ak

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: while driving about 20 mph crankshaft pulley bolt broke, there is a recall for this component, but this vehicle was not affected due to vin. *ak the consumer points out that the recall should have

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: pulley fell off crankshaft and vehicle lost power steering and almost had an accident. dealership is aware of problem.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine
Complaint: engine pulley came apart, damaging engine. please provide additional information. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: vehicle was at a complete stop, consumer noticed smoke coming from the engine. consumer checked under the hood and notice a oil leak. consumer had vehicle serviced by the dealership, who indicated th

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: while driving 50 mph vehicle lost power steering . consumer had no control over vehicle. after coming to a stop consumer noticed that pulley fell off. dealer determined that crankshaft pulley bolt det

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine
Complaint: crankshaft and sprocket had to be changed because they failed. mr .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine
Complaint: the vehicle consumes excessive amounts of oil and the consumer has to keep putting a quart of engine oil every month. dealership is not able to determine cause, which is how the engine was maunfacture

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: while traveling about 40mph on the highway and without prior warning.the pulley came off, causing the vehicle to shut down and lose all power. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: the crankshaft pulley bolt has broken 3 times in 2003 while driving. powersteering is lost and the last time car died while driving.the previos owner fixed it on feb.7, 2003. it broke while my husband

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: while driving on the highway and without warning vehicle shut down due to the crankshaft pulley belt falling off. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: crankshaft pulley bolt broke while driving at 45 mph. pulley came off, causing the vehicle to shut down, and lose power. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: crankshaft pulley bolt broke off inside the crank shaft. pulley began wobbling and shredding the belts causing loss of power steering at highway speeds. vehicle towed 130 miles back to dealer locati

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: while driving at 40 mph vehicle lost power steering. vehicle veered off of the road onto a grassy area. the vehicle nearly collided with other vehicles coming towards it. a mechanic examined the v

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Muffler Tail pipe
Complaint: when the windows down and stop at a light there is a bad smell in the car child got sick from the fumes . tt .

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Engine
Complaint: nhtsa recall 00-v-311-001:montero models equipped with 3.0l engines. bolt securing the crankshaft pulley can become loose and the pulley could fall off the vehicle. dealer won't honor this recall in

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Engine
Complaint: the butterfly valve in the intake plenum in the 3.5l dohc comes loose and drops into the motor which can cause it to stop suddenly, this problem is known by the manufacturer, which is apparent because

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Engine
Complaint: while driving the engine and battery lights had come on, the consumer was unable to steer the vehicle (loss of power). the engine was still running, but vehicle would not move. contacted dealer. th

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Engine exhaust
Complaint: transmission will not shift when vehicle is cold. manufacturer said it's an emission problem. informed it's normal. takes too long to warm up before shifting. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Exhaust Emission
Complaint: there were three manufacturer's recalls. it has been two years since they were issued, and manufacturer hasn't complied with them up to this date. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Gas Engine
Complaint: vehicle abruptly loses significant power. also, check engine light comes on. .

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: nhtsa recall 00-v-311-001 concerning mirage model vehicles equipped with 1.5l engines; montero sport models equipped with 3.0l engines; and montero models equipped with 3.0l engines. the bolt secur

1996 Mitsubishi MONTERO 96 - Muffler Tail pipe
Complaint: engine stalled at stop light. mechanic found a butterfly screw on the plenum manifold came off and fell into engine, part no md 3359040, caused $ 4000 damage. dealer had to tighten and use lock tigh

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Cooling fan
Complaint: entire fan and clutch assembly. sheared off while i was traveling in inter city traffic, if this failure would have occurred while traveling on a highway this assembly could have damaged either the s

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Engine
Complaint: consumer's vehicle had the same problem as stated in recall 00v311002 . the dealer would not repair the vehicle because the vehicle identification number was not included. *ak the crankshaft bolt

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Engine
Complaint: after driving the car for 49 days the oil plug came out, all the oil fellout of the car and engine locked, dealer says it is not covered my warranty*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Engine
Complaint: after vehicle crank shaft pulley was impacted and dealership indicated that it was okay. while driving the crank shaft pulley broke. the dealership is refusing to fix the vehicle. please provide mor

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Engine exhaust
Complaint: brakes/exhaust/crancase emission control devices and cup holder failed. .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: while driving at low speed and without warning the vehicle shut off. *tt .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: this car has been in the shop 17 times within a year. it was bought brand new. the major problems we have with it are the wheen bearing, airconditioning and the engine shutting down with no warning.

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: my suv on numerous occasions has stalled when vehicle comes to stop. on one occasion, my wife was accelerating from a standstill-when the vehicle stalled. on each occasion, we were able to restart t

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: on certain occasions when applying the brakes, engine stalls, and vehicle has to sit for a few minutes in order to be started again. dealer can't duplicate the problem. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine light stays illuminated and never goes off, on one occasion when the battery was failed, the light went off. *slc .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: while driving a loud clanking noise was heard from the front. all electrical lights flashed on the dashboard. steering column failed to move. consumer was able to maintain the control of the vehicl

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Engine
Complaint: 1997 mitsubishi montero sport was taken to dealership for crankshaft pulley bolt recall service. 18 months later, the bolt backed out, causing approx. $1000 in damages, repaired at private mechanic's

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Engine
Complaint: i am inquiring on whether or not other other montero sport es owners have had the same problem with the bolt snapping and whether mitsubishi is doing another one of its cover ups. mitsubishi has agre

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Engine
Complaint: crankshaft/pulley recall was done in january 2002. recently vehicle lost powers teering at 45 mph. dealer stated crankshaft/ pulley needed to be replaced. please provide additional information.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Engine
Complaint: while traveling at approximately 65 mph vehicle starting "thumping and squealing". consumer stopped vehicle, and had vehicle towed to dealership, who determined that crankshaft/ pulley bolt brok

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: no summary. dt .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 97 - Gas Engine
Complaint: everytime consumer starts up vehicle there is a loud noise due to back pressure in engine. consumer has taken vehicle to dealer several time, but cannot determine cause.*ak consumer has also had a

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Engine
Complaint: 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 engine for sa

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Engine
Complaint: 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 bolt could

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Engine exhaust
Complaint: 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 squeaking comin

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Exhaust Catalytic Convertor
Complaint: metal fragments found in engine. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Gas Engine
Complaint: metal fragments found in engine. yh .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Gas Engine
Complaint: engine stalls repeated times at low rpm's .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Gas Engine
Complaint: 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 - Gas Engine
Complaint: 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
Complaint: 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 additional proble

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 - Engine
Complaint: 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 SPORT 98 - Engine
Complaint: 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 SPORT 98 - Engine
Complaint: 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 vehicle los

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: 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 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: while driving 5 mph crank shaft bolt snapped. dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 - Gas Engine Belt Pulley
Complaint: 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 .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Engine
Complaint: 1999 mitsubishi montero blew up on me for no reason mitsh refuses to release any recall/spec/safety records to me the vehicle was a total right off did cause second degree burns to myself..fire dept s

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Engine
Complaint: the dealer did not replace the recalled (00v-311) faulty crankshaft bolt because it did not appear to be cracked, the consumer feels the bolt should have been replaced and that the dealer should not w

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Gas Engine
Complaint: 1999 montero blew up and caught fire causing 2nd degree burns mitsh refuses to relaease recall or specificatins to me wont call me back or respond to letters it has been 4 months since 1st contact the

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Gas Engine
Complaint: when driving at any speed the vehicle is stalling and cutting off. dealer can't determine the cause of the problem. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Engine
Complaint: after recall for the crankshaft was done on the vehicle, the defect reaccured. dealership refusing to fix problem. ts .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Gas Engine
Complaint: the engine light illuminated, possible engine failure. nlm .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Gas Engine
Complaint: while driving 45-55 mph vehicle stalled, consumer hit another vehicle.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Engine
Complaint: consumer heard chattering noises, dealer found timing belt and idler, and tensioner pulley were cause of noise, dealer replaced all three components. (attorney for client) *yh .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Engine
Complaint: consumer heard chattering noises, dealer found timing belt and idler, and tensioner pulley were cause of noise, dealer replaced all three components. (attorney for client) *yh .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Engine
Complaint: while driving heard noise coming from engine. then, took vehicle to dealer, they found engine block was cracked. also, discovered that heater core separated. took vehicle back to dealer for two ot

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Gas Engine
Complaint: in february, 2000, i had pulled up underneath my home. the car was in park when the motor excelled. i thought something must be wrong with the timing. i turned off the car. i didn't think any mor

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Gas Engine
Complaint: vehicle has stalled 3 times. dealer stated it was due to a blown fuse. fuse was replaced, but did not solve problem. please provide additional information.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Engine
Complaint: 2000 mitsubishi montero. the engine failed at 60,058 miles. leith mitsubishi said i did not change the oil and since the warranty expired at 60k miles that they wanted $5000 to replace the engine. i h

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: my complaint concerns a technical service bulletin #tsb-00-23-008, issued november 2000. in the bulletin, mitsubishi motors addresses the need to replace the a/t oil pan due to overheating that is cau

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Muffler Tail pipe
Complaint: truck has had a smell similar to natural gas in the cab, especially when idling. the first time we brought it in they checked and found no smell. then we brought in again and found that the camshaft

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Cooling fan
Complaint: compressor went out while driving vehicle, still under 50,000 miles. i can't use heat, or air conditioning. *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Engine
Complaint: the oil light indicator failed to warn that the oil in the engine was depleted until approx 30 seconds prior to the engine seizing. the rods cracked the engine and broke the head gasket mixing oil and

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Engine
Complaint: engine noise. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: without warning consumers vehicle will shut off. ts .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: when driving for over an hour vehicle stalled without warning. driver pulled off the road. had the vehicle towed to the dealer on five separate occasions, but problem still recurred.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: engine stalls constantly when coming to stops.also, steering wheel locks up when turning in any direction. as a result, consumer was almost in an accident.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Exhaust Catalytic Convertor
Complaint: at 35000, the trunk door latch mechanism is broken. at 57000 miles check engine light lit, caused by spark plugs or spark plug wires open. replace all plugs and wires at dealership, cost $300.not cove

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Exhaust Emission
Complaint: pcm reprogramming for mil on/dtc po125. incorrect pcm software parameters cause the mil("service engine soon) light to come on and diagnostic trouble code po125 to test to set. to eliminate this condi

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Gas Engine
Complaint: the check engine light has illuminated on three occasions, the dealer replaced the purge control valve. nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Gas Engine
Complaint: the check engine light has illuminated on three occasions, the dealer replaced the purge control valve. nlm .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Gas Engine
Complaint: consumer was traveling at about 30-40 mph when tires locked up, and vehicle became undriveable. there was also an engine part that broke off. has not contacted dealer. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Radiator
Complaint: while driving the vehicle on the hwy at 65mph suddenly the vehicle dropped the speed from 65 to 30 causing rapid loss of speed, consumer pull off the road, dealer has inspected the vehicle found the

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Radiator
Complaint: consumer took the vehicle to the dealer regarding radiator replacement due to recall notice. consumer was told by the dealer advisor that the radiator was inspected and if its not leaking on inspectio

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Radiator
Complaint: consumer took the vehicle to the dealer regarding radiator replacement due to recall notice. consumer was told by the dealer advisor that the radiator was inspected and if its not leaking on inspectio

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Radiator
Complaint: radiator was broken inside and coolant went into transmission. contacted dealer, and dealer stated transmission had to be replaced.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 01 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: when coming to a stop the vehicle stalled without warning. this problem occured intermittently. the vehicle shut down without prior warning. dealer is aware of the problem. ts *jg .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 01 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: i purchased a 2001 mitsubishi montero sport from jack taylor alexandria toyota. on september 09, 2002, i experienced trouble with my vehicle on the way back from our south carolina vacation. while dri

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 01 - Gas Engine
Complaint: i'd noticed previously my car would shake as if it was going to fall dead, but wouldn't or there would be a thump like someone had hit me and the car would move slightly. this would only happen when

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO 02 - Engine
Complaint: engine vibrates when at idle, and acts as if it may stall, but does not. took the car to the dealer and dealer said idle was too low. but a week later, engine vibrated again and appeared it was goi

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO 02 - Engine
Complaint: i'm experiencing 'again' engine vibrations while at idle. the speedometer needle starts to go down to 0, engine vibrates, appears that it will stall, and just in the nick of time before the needle h

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO 02 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: this car have a lot of problem that the dealer cannot resolved or fix, it first started on nov 15,2002 when the car stalled when on idle. i called the dealer the next day nov 16,2002 and address the

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO 02 - Gas Engine
Complaint: this vehicle has had multiple problems which the dealership, on multiple attempts to fix, has not been able to fix failure. initially, the vehicle was leaking fuel at the passenger rear wheel well.

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 02 - Engine
Complaint: while pulling into a parking lot the engine started racing and the vehicle crashed. *nlm .

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 02 - Engine
Complaint: problems with vehicle losing power and cutting off.*mr vehicle runs rough when driving uphill. vehicle stalled. *ts .

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 02 - Gas Engine
Complaint: on two separate occasions vehicle stalls while driving. vehicle taken to dealer and unable to duplicate the problem.ak consumer states the 2nd occasion happened during the month of april approx 56 mp

2003 Mitsubishi MONTERO 03 - Engine/Cooling
Complaint: the vehicle stalled while slowing down for a stop light. although the vehicle is in drive it sometimes rolls backwards as if it is in neutral. *ak *nm .

2003 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 03 - Engine
Complaint: vehicle was idling in a restaurant drive thru lane. without warning, the engine suddenly accelerated causing consumer to rear-end the vehicle in front. .

2003 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 03 - Engine
Complaint: while driving, the check engine light illuminated on the dashboard. *jb .



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