Mitsubishi 3000gt power-train

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1991 Mitsubishi 3000 91 - Axle
Complaint: while driving 40 mph the rear axle broke without warning. cause of problem unknown. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000 91 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: while traveling at 35 mph vehicle suddenly locked up, sliding to screeching stop. vehicle was towed to mechanic, and he stated that it was a problem with transfer case. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission was leaking, and crunching in third gear. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission locked @35mph. 2nd & 3rd been grinding for two yeas under daily driving. dealership said it was bad shifting and neglected to tell me that the extended warranty was still in effect!! now

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: getrag and mitsubishi refuse to supply parts to do reapirs and only alternative is a $6,000 replacement from mitsubishi no safety defect listed. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: prev owner states that same problem failure occurred at 43000mile-2nd gear/synchros/leaks. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: oil is leaking from the transmission cover case seals, causing consumer to refill more then normal. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Axle
Complaint: the end of the rear cover of the 5 speed transmission blew off, expelling the 5th gear synchonizer assembly and all lubricant from the transaxle case. luckly, the car was only traveling about 20 mph

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Axle
Complaint: transfer case does have a recall, dealer said it was completed, but problems persists. transfer case is noisy and about to fail.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Axle Shaft
Complaint: my mother owns a 1991 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4, since she isn't competent in using the computer i am sending this in for her. this model car has a common problem in the transaxle with the 18-spline shaf

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Axle Shaft
Complaint: 1991 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4. output shaft of transmission broke, more than once. one happened while going through an intersection almost causing an accident.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Differential Unit
Complaint: prvious mitsubishi just sold in june 2001 had also failure/leakage and same problems as this one has. cars both exquisitely maintained, never abused, failure/leaks seem to be inherant in the 3000 mode

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: my mother owns a 1991 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4, since she isn't competent in using the computer i am sending this in for her. this model car has a common problem in the transaxle with the 18-spline shaf

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the output shaft from my 1991 3000gt vr4 is prone to breakage. this is well known by the manufacturer and dealerships. a recall is already in place for our transfer cases and it should be extended to

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i have a 1991 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4 twin turbo. i had to replace the 18 spline output shaft in the transmission. in 1993 (2 years after production), mitsubishi realized that they made a flaw in the

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: while driving smelled something, internal failure resulted in there being a hole in the transmission, not able to get reapir because he can't find the part. .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the transmission is made by a german company called "getrag". they only will sell a complete new unit and will not sell replacement parts. the parts are weak from the start with many known failures

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the end of the rear cover of the 5 speed transmission blew off, expelling the 5th gear synchonizer assembly and all lubricant from the transaxle case. luckly, the car was only traveling about 20 mph

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: transmission case cracked after car popped out of gear for no reason. must be replaced at a cost of $3,000.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for abov evehicle. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i am representing the stealth / 3000gt community. our cars have major safety concerns with the transmissions. i would send the entire letter we as a community have composed, but i am only limited to 2

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: get rag transmission fails repetedly in most 91-93 mitsubishi 3000gt's and neither mitsubishi or getrag offer replacement parts for the transmission and also there are many other common problems such

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summmary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: there have been many other people that have complained about this and nothing has happend about it. i think it is time that there is a recall made for the transmisions. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the 2nd and 3rd gear synchros are worn out and i have a lot of trouble shifting. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transfer Case
Complaint: information request regarding transmissions wearing prematurely/breaking on 1991-1993 mitsubishi 3000 gt and dodge stealth. *mr also in reference to the mitsubishi 3000gt vr4. the output shaft of

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transfer Case
Complaint: transfercase snapped, wheels locked up while moving car to be repaired.*ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transfer Case
Complaint: leakage in the transmission caused clutch to fail and also leakage in transfer case. .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transfer Case
Complaint: the transfer case literally exploded, pieces everywhere. mitsubishi refuses to acknowledge the recall. .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transfer Case
Complaint: description of problem - getrag awd transfer case: the subject transfer case on my 1991 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4 is leaking. according to certified auto repair facilities, this leakage will eventually ca

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case spline failed. *ak .

1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 91 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: mitsubishi motors will not honor the 91 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4 transfer case nhtsa dot recall. nor will mitsubishi reply to the concerns of any 3000gt owners. nor will mitsubishi offer after market or

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: problems regarding 1992 mitsubishi 3000gt transmission.*mr (nar) *cb .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: driveshaft broke/replaced; also replaced transmission itself. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: having repaired the transmission and transfer case, the transmission output shaft had sheared, also shearing the transfer case input coupling. cost of repairs, $2,800 to rebuild both items, plus rent

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: i bought the car used in october of '99. the previous owner had replaced the transmision and transfer case. in july of '00 i had to replace the output shaft on the transmission (at a cost of $1100) be

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: only 1 of many transmission failures at ridiculous price. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: i've seen many post about the transmission on the vr4's being defective and that nhtsa was going to investigate, due to the numerous complaints. i would like to verify this information. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: no spare parts available to rebuild transmission. no support. a high percentage of 3000gt vr-4s have the same transmission problems, so it looks to be a problem on the manufacturing end of things. any

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: getrag and mitsubishi will not release oem parts for the transmissions and transfer case for the all wheel drive 3000gt vr4 and dodge stealth twin turbo cars. these cars are known to have differentual

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: shifting into 3rd gear made a grinding sound. it was like that when i bought it used in jul 1996. reverse went out totally in oct 00 (89,883mi). transmission and transfer case were replaced.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transfer case seals leaked oil onto transmission, causing transmission to stop working. contacted dealer,and the dealer was not willing to do anything.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: vehicle does not operate in the reverse gear. the dealer is aware of the problem. the problem has not been corrected. .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: a smell of smoke was coming inside of vehicle. also, vehicle was burining gear oil. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Axle Shaft
Complaint: 18 spline output shaft is insufficient for the car and is very dangerous if it breaks while on the parkway or driving in taffic.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Differential Unit
Complaint: having repaired the transmission and transfer case, the transmission output shaft had sheared, also shearing the transfer case input coupling. cost of repairs, $2,800 to rebuild both items, plus rent

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Driveline
Complaint: the transmission output shaft for the 1991-1992 mitsubishi 3000gt is far too weak for the level of performance of the car. after only 3000 miles, a new shaft that was installed literally twisted in ha

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Driveshaft
Complaint: driveshaft broke/replaced; also replaced transmission itself. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Driveshaft
Complaint: was traveling 30mph when vehicle had broke down. had vehicle towed. mechanic noticed that transfer case/transmission driveshaft had busted. it needed to be replaced, difficulty in obtaining proper par

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: (3000gt vr4) on one occasion, i turned left, was in second gear. the shifter popped out of second. so i tried to put it back in and all i received in response was a grinding. i come to find out that i

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the transmission output shaft in the 1992 3000gt vr4 is defective and mitsubishi is aware of this problem and refuses to acknowledge it or correct it.there is currently a recall(02v143001) on the tran

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i own a 1992 300gt with 51,000 miles. the car is in pristine condition. there was a significant amount of wear on my transmision. the car could not get into gear smoothly. the gears would constant

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i have confidants that have had the same problem with the transmission failing in these cars. they are too many to number, so it seems to me that there is a factory defect with the transmission. a l

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i believe that this getrag (german made) 5-speed manual transmission and transfer case is a defective design. mitsubishi, various automotive technicians, and transmission repair shops acknowledge the

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the getrag 5speed transmission is poorly designed. my personal car only has 48,909 miles on it. the car has been meticuluously taken care off, as far as replacing fliuds promptly. the syncronizers in

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: mitsubishi is aware of the transmission failures but refuses to fix the problem. we would like action taken toward getrag the manufacturer and mitsubishi. they do not sell parts for there failed trann

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: mitsubishi knowingly that the tranny in the all wheel drive cars is a poor design will not offer parts for resale and refuse to acknowledge the problem. because of a output shaft splines wore and i wa

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the wear on the transmission was unbelivable for the amount of miles on the car. if i had been traveling at high speed the transmission failure could have easily caused an accident. the transmission o

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the getrag transmission/transfer cases on these cars is defect in that it is not built to handle the power and torque of the engine. replacement transmission parts are not available. our only option

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: spyder gears worked loose and rubbed hole in transmission housing. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i bought my 3000gt from a close friend of mine.his driving habits were very good.around 51,000 miles i went to shift into 3 rd gear and heard this awful grinding noise.i took it to a dealer and yhey

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for abov evehicle. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: transmission output crankshaft wore. a brand new one was installed because nobody makes parts for this transmission. the cost of a new transmission was around $8,000. this is definitely a defect in

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: while driving vehicle and releasing clutch there was a grinding noise. vehicle would not go into gear, and transmission failed. dealer stated that transmission and transfer case had to be replaced.

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: manual transmission failure, when depressing the clutch there is a clunking noise. tt .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Power Train
Complaint: the splines of the shaft that connect the transmission and transfer case were stripped under normal driving conditions. *nm .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: vehicle made a terrible noise and it felt like the wheels were locking up. dealer stated the transmission needs replacing. ph .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: after the recall regarding the transfer case was performed, the vehicle started to experience other problems. *jb .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: on 6/2/2003 the vehicle was taken to the dealer for recall 02v143001 repair concerning transfer case oil leakage. the consumer was told the repairs were made, however when he arrived home and looke

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: the consumer received a recall regarding the vehicle's transfer case oil seals. *mr the consumer was told all of the work was taken care of, however he later discovered the vehicle had not been touch

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: (3000gt vr4) on one occasion, i turned left, was in second gear. the shifter popped out of second. so i tried to put it back in and all i received in response was a grinding. i come to find out that i

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: i am the owner of a 1992 mitsubishi 3000gt vr4 (4-wheel drive) vehicle, that suffered oil loss and total lockup in november 1998. after repair of the car (within 10 miles after return of car), i suff

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: 1992 mitsubishi 3000gt vr-4 , transfer case seized during operation @ 30mph , resulting in all 4 wheels locking up.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: consumer's vehicle experienced transmission failure. *la the engine failed due to timing belt failure and the sunroof leaked. there was a recall regarding the transmission, the consumer requested re

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: 18 spline output shaft on my 92 3000gt vr4 snapped replaced transmission and at a cost of 5000 us dollars. others have complained this is a faulty device. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: consumer received recall 02 v 143 001 concerning transfer case oil leakage. while driving 65 mph vehicle commenced to make loud clanking noises, lost power and leaked oil. manufacturer was contacted

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: while cruising on a mountain interstate highway at 65 mph on a steep uphill grade, the transmission output shaft stripped causing total loss of power in heavy traffic.i cannot overstate how dangerous

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: i believe that this getrag (german made) 5-speed manual transmission and transfer case is a defective design. mitsubishi, various automotive technicians, and transmission repair shops acknowledge the

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: while at a red light, consumer proceeded to go through the light vehicle would not move. engine was racing but vehicle would not move foward or backards in gear, consumer states there a recall on tra

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transfer Case
Complaint: vehicle has manual transmission. consumer states the transfer case if leaking differential fluid. mr .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case broke, causing transmission failure. *skd .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer gear failed causing drive train vibration. .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: having repaired the transmission and transfer case, the transmission output shaft had sheared, also shearing the transfer case input coupling. cost of repairs, $2,800 to rebuild both items, plus rent

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: i bought the car used in october of '99. the previous owner had replaced the transmision and transfer case. in july of '00 i had to replace the output shaft on the transmission (at a cost of $1100) be

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: the transaxle was not designed properly it can lock up and in my opion was not made strong enough for our cars. one other very important complaint is that if any part of the transaxle goes bad even a

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case seal failed allowing lubrication to leak out -- there is no fluid level warning light. transfer case then failed causing irrepairable damage to transmission shaft that inputs to transfe

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: getrag and mitsubishi will not release oem parts for the transmissions and transfer case for the all wheel drive 3000gt vr4 and dodge stealth twin turbo cars. these cars are known to have differentual

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: shifting into 3rd gear made a grinding sound. it was like that when i bought it used in jul 1996. reverse went out totally in oct 00 (89,883mi). transmission and transfer case were replaced.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: the following vehicle came with a transfer case defect from factory. the car was delivered new jan. 1992 , therefore the defect was reported on automobiles built in 1991 on the same model. since this

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case leaked oil, resulting in power train lockup*ak.*yh .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: when driving front wheels will locked up. checked vehicle and transfer case was dry as a result of fuel leaking. contacted dealer. this was a common problem.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case seals leaked oil onto transmission, causing transmission to stop working. contacted dealer,and the dealer was not willing to do anything.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: while driving at any speed and with no warning transfer case cracked and fluid was leaking out. this could cause steering wheel or all four tires to lock up while driving. dealer notified.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case is leaking. dealer contacted. feel free to provide any further information.*ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: was traveling 30mph when vehicle had broke down. had vehicle towed. mechanic noticed that transfer case/transmission driveshaft had busted. it needed to be replaced, difficulty in obtaining proper par

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: defective transfer case does not retain oil properly, causing vehicle to lock up. also, causes engine problems. please provide further iformation. *ak .

1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 92 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: while driving transfer case locked up, causing the rear tires to lock up. the dealer has been notified. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission hesitates when shifting gears. .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: premature failure of transmission and transfer on this car and many, many more. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission center output shaft broken. *ak (tiresize: 245/65/17z) .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: mitsubishi needs to do something to these transmissions, they do not have factory parts to replace them, you have to buy a whole new aftermarket transmission, and they run about 4000 to 5000 without l

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: when trying to shift into first/second, and third gear transmission showed resistance. dealer has been contacted, told owner that it was normal. *ak *ml .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: consumer was traveling on highway and vehicle started making a noise. then, it shut off with prior warning. vehicle was towed to her house. she needed a new transmission.*ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: on my 3000gt there is transmission oil leaking out, and i am in the 3000gt/stealth international, and this is very common in our cars and its bullshit, we demand a recall! there locking up on us, caus

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Axle
Complaint: my transfer case is leaking, and i have replaced/filled it with new transmission fluid. i understand this is a safety hazard if the transfer case goes dry, not only will it lock up and break, but my

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Axle
Complaint: it was found that the transfer case had no oil in it. there was no prior evidence that would suggest the case was low or with out oil. reason for stating there was a wreck, but with out injury is: the

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Clutch
Complaint: the clutch malfunctioned and needed to be replaced with factory new, at which time i was informed that i need to replace the transmission due to a crack in the transfer case. the air conditioner has

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Clutch
Complaint: transmission on this car was replaced under warranty for the original owner at 51,000 miles. in may of 2001, (101,000 miles), it began grinding when shifting to 3rd gear. when i took the car to the

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Differential Unit
Complaint: front transfer case leaking and is very similar to the recalls on the '1991 3000gt's. seat belts also don't retract. major ticking noise coming from the engine which is lifter failure .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Differential Unit
Complaint: driving at 65 mph on a texas highway, my wheels suddenly locked up and the car ground to a halt. at the time, i was being followed by a semi. fortunatly, there was room for the truck to squeeze by.

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: my manual transmission has a problem, the car is still drivable, but every time i push my clutch, my shifter moves up and down, forward, or backward and sometimes goes out of the gear. i thought tha

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i have a 1993 mitsubishi 300 gt vr4. there is a recall on the power train. the transfer case locks up and breaks. on my car it locked up and broke both the transfer case and the spine on the transmiss

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: vehicle is hard to shift into 1st gear after a stop or after slowing down, and is hard to shift from 1st to 2nd while acceletrating. .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: dealer will not fix only replace components at the cost of $10,000. this problem exists for many 3000gt owners. it is many owners' opnion that the transmission is not designed to handle the horsepow

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the original transmission failed while the original owner had the car, it was replaced under warranty at 61,268 miles. since then i bought the car used at about 72k miles, and again the transmition i

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: car suffered same defect as reported with the mitsubishi eclipse(awd). replaced transmission under 30 day(assuming used as dealer would not say). 9 months later the tansmission failed as the out put

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: although no major components have failed, the synchros have been a continuous problem with 3000gts and steal.ths and transmissions are not servicable. my 2nd and 3rd synchros are very worn and are fa

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: transmission on this car was replaced under warranty for the original owner at 51,000 miles. in may of 2001, (101,000 miles), it began grinding when shifting to 3rd gear. when i took the car to the

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: original transmission was replaced under warranty at 45k due to unexplained noisees as a sign of possible internal failure. this replacement transmission had to be replaced also due to the same proble

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: this is a very common problem with the mitsu 3000gt vr4 and dodge stealth tt models. no safetyy defect listed. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: transmission on the awd 3000gt seems to have alot of problems. after spending $4000+ on rebuilding the entire transmission, instead of paying mitsubishi $6000+ for a whole new one, the tranny still is

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transfer Case
Complaint: when traveling 54 mph on a 4 lane highway the transfer case component seized without warning and both rear tires locked. the car slid across the oncoming lanes and onto the shoulder of the road. by lu

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transfer Case
Complaint: the consumer received a recall notice regarding the transfer case. the vehicle was taken to the dealer but the dealer did not perform the entire recall repair. as a result the transfer case shattere

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transfer Case
Complaint: ren mitsubishi 2590 n. slappie blvd., albany, ga 31701, 229-883-4700. while driving at 70 mph heard a grinding noise and tried to pull over, but wheels were not responding. consumer coasted vehicle

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transfer Case
Complaint: while driving 30 mph transfer case exploded, breaking off the vehicle. as a result vehicle began to vibrate violently and lost power. *ak .

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: the clutch malfunctioned and needed to be replaced with factory new, at which time i was informed that i need to replace the transmission due to a crack in the transfer case. the air conditioner has

1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 93 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: premature failure of transmission and transfer on this car and many, many more. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission failed 4 times, causing car to shift gears quickly/accelerate rapidly without the ability to stop . .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: i was asked to fill out form by 3si.org b/c of failures and leakage of the transmission. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: there should be a recall for these poorly made transmissions and synchros. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: in the nearly year i've owned my car i've had four problems with my tranny. at the time i purchased the vehicle, i could not afford the $3000+ the dealership was asking for an extended warranty and n

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: soon after buying vehicle transmission went out. consumer had it replaced. but, problem has returned. please provide further information. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: transmission has developed "numerous leaks" according to dealer. indicated my only option is replacement for roughly $5500. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: my tranmisson is leaking and grinding. since mits. don't make any part for the tranmssion, i was asked to buy a brand new tranmisson. also my transfer case is making this strange noise and people told

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Clutch
Complaint: clutch assembly had loose bolts. this caused vehicle to jump out of 5th gear. this could have resulted in a crash. also would not go into reverse gear. please provide further information and vin

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Driveshaft
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: dealership replaced 5th gear under warranty and now 3rd gear synchros are going out. also front disc brakes get warped every 6 months or so of driving, have to replace/resurface rotors before brake

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: these transmissions fail way too often and sometimes, and also the transfer cases lock up at highway speeds and cause serious damage. please look into this and do not let mitsubishi slide on this!! .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: these transmissions fail way too often and sometimes, and also the transfer cases lock up at highway speeds and cause serious damage. please look into this and do not let mitsubishi slide on this!! .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: 1st transmission:bad syncros (gears), 2nd transmission:leaking & bad syncros (gears) .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: this is a common problem with all mitsubishi 3000gt vehicles. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Transfer Case
Complaint: these transmissions fail way too often and sometimes, and also the transfer cases lock up at highway speeds and cause serious damage. please look into this and do not let mitsubishi slide on this!! .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Transfer Case
Complaint: these transmissions fail way too often and sometimes, and also the transfer cases lock up at highway speeds and cause serious damage. please look into this and do not let mitsubishi slide on this!! .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Transfer Case
Complaint: consumer noticed oil underneath vehicle, the transfer case is leaking. vehicle has been examined by dealer.*jb this type of leaking is known to cause all 4 wheels to lock if all the fluid is lost f

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Transfer Case
Complaint: consumer states that the transfer case on the vehicle is leaking oil while the consumer is driving. this problem can cause the wheels to lock while driving. contacted dealer. 8mr .

1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 94 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: i am not the 1st owner of this car but previous owner experienced same problem. awd transfer case lock-up at highway speeds. loud rattling noise, extreme difficulty shifting, fluid leaked out. this

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: power transmission failed. the car stopped moving the speed was less than 30 miles per hour. the car will continue to move in reverse but not forward. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: no summary .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: park, in automatic transmission failed. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: automatic transmission completely failed at 45mph without warning. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: the seals on the transmission went bad causing the fluid to all leak out. as a result, the transmission was completely destroyed and needed to be replaced. .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: complete transmission locked up. complete replacement required for $2700.00. when taken for repair, repairman dismantled 2 other transmissions with the same problem. possible defect? repairman had

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: the transmission shifts horribly despite using manufacturer recommended oils. not getting into gears is very dangerous when driving or pulling out into intersections.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: the transmission of the vr4 has been the achilles heel of the car. it is absurd that mitsubishi does not provide replacement parts but instead chooses to only provide replacement transmissions. a wa

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission went out without prior warning. as consumer pulled out of freeway vehicle began to jerk and moved 5 mph. dealer has advised consumer that transmission was completely out. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: transmission leaks, it has always leaked and tightening it does not stop leaking.*ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Automatic Transmission Cooling
Complaint: the transmission leaks fluid. this is the 2nd transmission for this car (which was installed may 1999 and 25,000 miles ago). i would guess the leaking started within the last month. the original tra

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: manual transmission fails to go into 1, 3, 5 and reverse. must be forced into gear or shifted to 4th before smoothly entering other gears. dangerous when accelerating onto highway, driver must ride

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: consumer states transmission is slipping and there is irregular shifting. dealer was not able to find a cut out replacement transmission because consumer's vehicle is a turbo, resulting in a purchase

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: transmission failure. .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: 5 speed manual transmission failure, sudden acceleration when shifting gears. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Transfer Case
Complaint: the transfer case recall repair failed. nhtsa recall number 02-v-143-001. *nlm .

1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 95 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: while driving my transfer case froze up and locked, it destroyed my transmission/ transfer case and may have caused damage to my rear end differential and front axles, also cost me a clutch totaling n

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: while driving at low speeds the transmission seized. the consumer had the vehicle towed. the dealership was notified but did not resolve the problem. the cause was not determined. please provide any a

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission was under warranty at the time. first the hub went out on the transimission betweent the first and second synchro. about 50 miles after i had the new tranny put in, the transfer case went

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: this is my 2nd tranny because the first tranny was grinding from a 1st to 2nd gear. the problem was the 1-2 gear synchro that got worn out due to the manufacturer's poor design. upon failure at 55mp

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: transmission locked up on vehicle leaving the vehicle in 3rd gear, therefore keeping vehicle from manuevering and driving properly. was reason for potential accident. ts .

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: the vehicle is leaking transmission fluid and while shifting gear the vehicle are hard. the dealership is aware of the problem. .

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: i own a 1996 mitsubishi 3000gt vr-4 with a 6 speed manual transmission. my friend, brian watson and i were traveling eastbound on highway 20, just about 50 miles east of bend, or. i made an attempt t

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: this is the third transmission that i've had put in my car, and i've only owned the car for two years. first transmission went, and was replaced. one month later i had to go back in because of the tra

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Transfer Case
Complaint: while driving at 80 mph the vehicle transfer case failed. this caused the rear wheels to lock up resulting in consumer losing control of vehicle. please provide more details. ts .

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: constant leaking front transfer case. dealer refuses to work on component and has stated that "transmission" has been overfilled. car has sit in the driveway for the past 3 weeks without being drive

1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT 96 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: this is my 2nd tranny because the first tranny was grinding from a 1st to 2nd gear. the problem was the 1-2 gear synchro that got worn out due to the manufacturer's poor design. upon failure at 55mp

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: electronic component on the transmission failed causing vehicle to stall. mjs .

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Automatic Transmission
Complaint: the manufacturer does not provide parts for the gertag 6-speed transmision in this car. inorder to replace the damaged syncros in the transmission a rebuit transmission must be purchased. the syncro f

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Differential Unit
Complaint: at 85mph the whole car locked up due to seized diffrential case - car spun out of control and off of the highway with out warning. this is the second time this car has had sudden powertrain failure re

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Differential Unit
Complaint: at 85mph the whole car locked up due to seized diffrential case - car spun out of control and off of the highway with out warning. this is the second time this car has had sudden powertrain failure re

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: this is a very well know problem on this car.. i'm part of the 3si comunnity www.3si.org, a lot of owners experience this problem, please check there for more information. no safety defec tlisted. *ak

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: the transmission was leaking at the time that i purchased this car. the dealer who i had inspect the car told me that the repair would be covered under warranty, which it eventually was. however, i ha

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Transfer Case
Complaint: nhtsa recall 02v143000 concerning transfer case. this recall failed on certain passenger vehicles. a condition existed that allowed oil to leak from transfer case (4-wheel drive). dealer will inspec

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: oem transfer case leak . causing the internal components to overheat and cease up while vehicle is in motion on interstate . resulting in all 4 wheels locking up and going into an out-of-control state

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: a leak was coming from transfer case. dealer has not been contacted. please provide any further information. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 97 - Transmission Column Shift
Complaint: transfer case is leaking transmission fluid. consumer concerned about transfer case locking up which is posing a safety hazard.*ak consumer stated the transfer case locked up causing all the wheels t

1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT 98 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT 99 - Manual Transmission
Complaint: reverse routinely grinds due to poor syncro design. *ak .



Based on component classification data of National Highway Traffic and Safety Adminstration (NHTSA).

Last Update: August 28, 2004