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1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Power Steering
Complaint: power steering failed due to line corrosion, a clamp from the exhaust manifold to hold the power steering in place caused the corrosion due to the constant heating and cooling of the lines. *slc .

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

1990 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 90 - Rack and Pinion Steering
Complaint: after returning the vehicle to a dealer becasue of a recall for a leaking transfer case, i was told that the rack and pinion assembly was leaking. they said this could result in a loss of steering, w

1991 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 91 - Rack and Pinion Steering
Complaint: complete loss of steering ability!! if not for the low speed, i'd be dead. *ak .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Steering Tie Rod
Complaint: design defect caused the outer tie rod to break apart. .

1994 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 94 - Steering Tie Rod
Complaint: the right side front inner tie-rod broke and caused the vehicle to loose control. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Power Steering
Complaint: upon driving my vehicle 5/12/99 the drivebelt began shredding. 5/13/99 the problem fixed with both belts being replaced. while driving on 5/14/99 a belt fell off, resulting both belts gone and loss

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

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: had to replace the steering power belt two times. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: the power steering belt came off three times . tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: the vehicles power steering belt keeps coming off and causing loss of steering. please describe. tt .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: the vehicles power steering belt keeps coming off and causing loss of steering. please describe. tt .

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

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Steering Tie Rod
Complaint: while pulling away from a stop sign the inner tie rod fell out of the car and caused no steering and no brakes.please describe. *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: driver was turning corner at approximately 5mph when steering wheel locked up causing vehicle to side swipe another car. vehicle was taken in 6/29/99 for recall sr-99-007 and for second recall on 4/1

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: son was driving vehicle & was turning round a curb when vehicle failed to respond to steering. steering wheel locked up, lost control of vehicle & hit a fence. had applied brakes which stopped veh

1995 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 95 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: check engine light keeps coming on, dealer said computer should be reprogrammed. ttre details. tt .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering
Complaint: my 1996 mitsubishi eclipse was in for servicing the timing belt. the service manager called me to ask if i would approve an upgrade for an idler pulley for the ac/power steering belt. since the cost

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering
Complaint: the power steering failed causing loss of hydraulic pressure. the vehicle has only 5,000 miles on it. was told by a mechanic that this was common for the vehicle to act like that. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: power steering belt fell off because of power steering bracket. contacted dealer, and dealer stated warranty had expired, and consumer had to buy updated brackets. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: owner states that power steering belt popped out when she took vehicle to dealer the first time, she was told that her crankshaft sprocket broke ,the problem was corrected but it keeps returning. *a

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: power steering belt has come off while driving on two different occasions. this happened because pulley was out of line. dealer has been contacted. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: while driving the power assist belt fell off, resulting in a power loss. please describe. *ak .

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Steering
Complaint: vehicle was involved in an accident. it slid off the road into an enbankment and rolled over into a complete turn. upon impact, driver's side air bag did not depoly. dealer/manufacturer were not c

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Steering Knuckle Spindle Arm
Complaint: the manufacturer is not wanting to repair the recall because they said the ball joint broke before i receieved the recall. plus, they are wanting to charge me for the repair for the labor. from readi

1996 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 96 - Steering Tie Rod
Complaint: on january 14 i took my car to punte hills mitsubishi for a recall on the lower control arms. since i was there i asked them to inspect my car for anything that needed to be replaced. at this point

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: 1 and 1/2 years after i bought my "brand new" car, the check engine light went on. i was told that my water pump and gasket needed to be replaced. one week later i experienced a problem with the pow

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Power Steering Pump
Complaint: while driving at approximately 10 mph about to turn the power steering wheel locked up, had to manually turn wheel. opened hood/found out belt was hanging out of place. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Steering
Complaint: while driving 50 mph the vehicle's steering malfunction. as a result the vehicle lost control without warning. the cause has yet to be determined. no report of impact. please provide any additional in

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Steering
Complaint: steering joint popping in and out causing noise. .

1997 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 97 - Steering Rod Relay
Complaint: steering rod broke while driving, causing right front wheel to "pop" out, resulting in a collision.*ak .

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

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Steering Rack and Pinion Shaft
Complaint: the rotors on my brakes lasted a good month and a half before they started to shake violently when i would try to gradually brake from speeds between 45-65 mph. today i was exiting the freeway at abo

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 98 - Steering Tie Rod
Complaint: tie rod ends were completely worn through. could move right rear wheel with hand.*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 98 - Steering
Complaint: consumer states that vehicle pulls excessively to the right. vehicle checked by dealer who ruled out the tires or vehicle's alignment as causes. the dealer informed the consumer issue is part of veh

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Power Steering
Complaint: while driving around a curve 20 mph on wet pavement vehicle lost power, causing consumer to lose control which resulted in a crash. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Power Steering
Complaint: while turning corner, sterring goes out, very difficult to control car and make turn. once turn is completed steering seems fine again. this is a intermittent problem. have taken to the deal for re

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Rack and Pinion Steering
Complaint: transmission got stuck on 2nd gear, then another occasion in 3rd gear, cause: blown circuit/sensor.... air cond. does not turn on at all at times, not even the fan, turns on by itself after driving fo

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Rack and Pinion Steering
Complaint: the steering rack and and gear failed causing the vehicle to handle poorly around curves, dealer has replaced, however consumer states this one is broke too, there is a loud pinging noise coming from

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Steering
Complaint: while traveling 20 mph consumer turned the steering wheel and vehicle kept straight. as a result consumer hit a tree. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Steering
Complaint: while driving at 15 mph driver turned the steering wheel to make a turn, but the vehicle did not respond. as a result, driver lost control, vehicle went airborne and landed in a neighbor's yard. up

1999 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 99 - Steering
Complaint: while driving and trying to turn steering wheel couldn't do it. consumer lost control of vehicle. vehicle would not tunrn in the direction that consumer turned wheel. consumer contacted dealer.*ak

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Power Steering
Complaint: when the vehicle is driven through water puddles there is a complete loss of power steering for a few seconds. this failure occurs intermittently. *ak *nlm .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Power Steering
Complaint: consumers daughter was driving, noticed black smoke coming through air conditioning vents, vehicle looked to be on fire, consumer took vehicle to dealer, and they could not determine what had cause th

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Steering
Complaint: while driving approximately 50 mph, the steering failed when attempting to steer to the right. the vehicle went across a median into oncoming traffic and crashed into a guard rail. the air bag did n

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Steering Gear Box
Complaint: excessive vibration when driving at highway speed or when attempting to make a left or right hand turn. also, steering wheel got very stiff which caused poor steering control. consumer has contacted

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Steering Gear Box
Complaint: consumer received a recall noticed after the accident about ten days later. she was in traffic and she was trying to avoid another vehicle. when she turned, the steering wheel locked up. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: steering pulls to the right. steering wheel not centered, tilts left. alignment reduced the problem greatly, but a slight pull to the right still exists. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 00 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: consumer was driving at approximately15 mph on exit ramp when steering column became very loose in all directions, steering column began to spin. vehicle was towed to dealer and could not duplicate

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Power Steering
Complaint: rims were defective. consumer advised that rims bend very easily and adversely, affecting steering control while driving.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Rack and Pinion Steering
Complaint: right front steering assembly (tie rod & ball joints) tore away from where it was attached to the frame resulting in the vehicle to go out of control . vehicle struck the curb and rolled over on the v

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Steering Gear Box
Complaint: when the consumer made a turn it was difficult to steer. *ak the steering wheel locked and the vehicle had run off of the road into a ditch. recall# 00v225001 *sc *jb .

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Steering Gear Box
Complaint: we lease the vehicle from motor world, my son and myself have had accidents with the car that we feel are a direct result of the car not steering properly, or accelarating properly. i contacted mitsub

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: at 55mph steering wheel locked, resulting in a collisioalso, recall 01v1011000 has been issued on vehicle's make and model; however, this vehicle was not included due to vin. please provide additi

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: while driving 45 mph consumer stopped suddenly and brakes/ steering wheel locked up. also, vehicle rearended another vehicle. contacted dealer, and dealer didn't know why steering wheel locked up

2001 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 01 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: while driving 45 mph consumer stated when stop suddenly and brakes/ steering wheel locked up. consumer also stated consumer rearended another vehicle. contacted dealer and dealer stated nothing wron

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Power Steering
Complaint: power steering hose leak..went to dealer 3 times cannot fix leak. have to replenish fluid from time to time.*jb .

2003 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 03 - Steering Wheel and Handle Bar
Complaint: consumer states that while driving around a curved road at 50 mph, the vehicles steering wheel suddenly became stiff. consumer hit a wall as a result. please provide any further information. mr .



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Last Update: August 28, 2004