Mitsubishi montero suspension

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0000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle flipped over when trying to make abrupt turn. .

1989 Mitsubishi MONTERO 89 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle not designed to turn corners as other 2 wheel drive vehicles, causing loss of control/accident. *sd .

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Front Suspension
Complaint: problem with uneven tire wear and evidence of misalignment because vehicle pulls to one side. tt .

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Front Suspension
Complaint: problem with uneven tire wear and evidence of misalignment because vehicle pulls to one side. tt .

1994 Mitsubishi MONTERO 94 - Suspension
Complaint: while driving at speeds of 50 mph or higher steering will pull to the left intermittently. dealership has examined vehicle for this problem four times and performed alignments, but could not repro

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Front Suspension
Complaint: lost control of the vehicle when pulling out onto the road because the left front inner tie rod disconnected. vehicle lost control for the third time and crashed on its right side, causing 4 people se

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle lost control for the third time and crashed on its right side, causing 4 people serious bodily injury. .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Front Suspension
Complaint: my vehicle is wondering on the road so bad that it has became a safety issue for me and my family. i cann't get the dealer to do any thing about it. my vehicle is drifting on the road some time to th

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Front Suspension
Complaint: after being stopped at a stop sign the consumer turned a corner (10-20mph) the vehicle fishtailed to the right then to the left and fell to the left. please describe in detail *ak .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Multiple Axle Suspension
Complaint: broken factory weld, due to poor penetration on axle housing. .

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Suspension
Complaint: suspension points to lift up vehicle were not strong enough, especially left front side of tire. this has happened three times, and vehicle has fallen down off of the jack which would not stay up. d

1995 Mitsubishi MONTERO 95 - Suspension
Complaint: while trying to make a right turn the vehicle makes a clicking and hissing noise and does not come on. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle lost control in the front suspension area while driving resulting in vehicle collision, no deployment of air bags during impact. mjs (attorney for consumer). .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Front Suspension
Complaint: i am scared. at 50-70mph the vibration from the front tires up through the steering wheel is dangerous, borders on losing control. research on internet: this is a highly common problem for montero spo

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Front Suspension
Complaint: while driving 45mph or faster the front end begins to vibrate very hard. dealer has not been contacted. *ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Front Wheel Bearing
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 - Rear Leaf Spring
Complaint: rear axle leaf spring broke. dealer has been contacted.*ak .

1997 Mitsubishi MONTERO 97 - Suspension
Complaint: when driving while on the highway steering column and vehicle sevrely vibrate which could result in loss of vehicle control. please give any further details. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Leaf Spring
Complaint: consumer states had vehicle checked by a dealer several times because of "clicking" noise. dealer finally determined that vheicle had a broken leaf spring which could cause truck to lose control, wh

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle shakes while driving. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle experienced failure of the brake pads causing grinding noise. mjs .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: from the outset, i have experienced constant, continued vibration from the front end of this vehicle, the dealer has balanced the wheels but refuses to try changing the wheels themselves...this is a

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: no summary( dot number: tire size: 265/70-15 ) .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: i was in an accident six weeks after i purchased my montero. stuart lincoln-mercury, who is an authorized dealer, repaired my montero. my front end was supposed to be aligned. at 6400 miles, i had

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: constant vibration at 50 and over, heavy shaking, steering wheel must ne held by 2 hands. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: front end vibrates when driving at 65mph. dealer contacted five times,. stated normal driving condition, problem cannot be duplicated, problem still exists. provide further information. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension
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 - Front Suspension Control Arm
Complaint: while driving passenger's front inner tie rod broke, causing loss of steering control which might have resulted in a crash. dealer said consumer needed to replace tie rod/ball joint, and control a

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Front Suspension Control Arm
Complaint: while driving passenger's front inner tie rod broke, causing loss of steering control which might have resulted in a crash. dealer said consumer needed to replace tie rod/ball joint, and control a

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Rear Suspension
Complaint: while making a right or left consumer would hear noise for the front of the vehicle. dealer has been contacted. please at purchase, a slight churp was noticed, front right. it was checked, but not co

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: when vehicle exceeds speeds of 60 mph steering wheel vibrates. cause of vibration is undetermined. *ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle vibrates over 60 mph. two repair attempts have been made. .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle experiencing vibration at speeds of 55 to 70 mph. *yc .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: there is a continuous and extreme pulsation,vibration of the steering wheel at speeds greater than 40 m.p.h. the same problem exists when braking at certain speeds as well. from reading your

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle vibration. repurchased by mitsubishi 6/2000 .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension
Complaint: steering wheel "shimmies". tech checked it out and could find nothing!*ak .

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO 98 - Suspension Lower Ball Joint
Complaint: due to non -tightening/missing of the lower ball joint nut by the manufacturer. while driving the vehicle the right wheel almost came off, causing loss of vehicle control, resulting in the consum

1998 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 98 - Front Suspension
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle always drifts to the right at any speed. mjs .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle vibrates at 55-65 mph. yh .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: problems with tires wearing bad chop wearing on outside and in the middle, front end slanted inward i believe causing tires to wear badly also bad vibration coming from front end as well taken to

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: highw speed of40mph vehicle shifted with heavy wheel vibration vehicle was unstabled and reported this complaint to the factory. when makin a turn if there was a crack or pot hole in the street the v

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: front end has alot of noise coming from it, and jerks the steering wheel from right to left when hitting bumps. dealer has seen vehicle 3 times, and said it was normal. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Wheel Bearing
Complaint: vehicle has been defective since day one of purchase, upper control arms are bad and bearings in front susupension. manufacturer and dealer refuse to admit a problem existed, told me to find problem

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Front Wheel Bearing
Complaint: vehicle has been defective since day one of purchase, upper control arms are bad and bearings in front susupension. manufacturer and dealer refuse to admit a problem existed, told me to find problem

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Rear Suspension
Complaint: no summary listed for abov evehicle. *ak .

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Suspension
Complaint: when this problem was first reported in may 1999, i was told i will experience vibrations in this type of vehicle (suv). the problem has persistently gotten worse. i was then told it was the tires

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Suspension
Complaint: vehcle vibrates while driving at any speed. the vibration is more noticeable when driving over 65 mph. problem was reported to the dealership. the tires were changed, a new driveshaft installed and

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Suspension Upper Control Arm
Complaint: vehicle has been defective since day one of purchase, upper control arms are bad and bearings in front susupension. manufacturer and dealer refuse to admit a problem existed, told me to find problem

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO 99 - Suspension Upper Control Arm
Complaint: vehicle has been defective since day one of purchase, upper control arms are bad and bearings in front susupension. manufacturer and dealer refuse to admit a problem existed, told me to find problem

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Front Suspension
Complaint: the air conditioning dispells an odor similar to urine when turned on. the front end of the truck shakes badly when the brakes are applied at 50 mph or greater. both of these problems continue even

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Rear Leaf Spring
Complaint: vehicle was tilting to left,. dealer determined both rear leaf springs were cracked.*ak .

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

1999 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 99 - Suspension
Complaint: when driving 65-70 mph there is a very loud screeching noise coming from driver's side wheel. ttok vehicle to dealer several times, who says he could not find anything wrong with vehicle. braking act

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: approaching highway speeds, a vibration occurs at the front end of the vehicle, most noticeable in the steering wheel. moreover, a looseness is noticeable in the steering column exhibiting "play" in

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: my vehicle has not had a catatrophic failure as of yet. however the front suspension components and wheel bearings have degraded rapidly to the point of being unsafe at highway speeds and has totally

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: while driving from 35 mph and up there is vibration coming from the front end. vehicle has been taken back to the dealership seven times in the last ten months for this problem. dealership has not bee

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Front Wheel Bearing
Complaint: the front wheel bearings have been adjusted twice by mitsubishi dealership mechanics. first time by "courtesy mitsubishi" on stevens creek blvd., san jose ca. the second attempt to have this repaired

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Rear Suspension
Complaint: the vehicle was sold with inadequate rear coil suspension resulting in the vehicle "bottoming out" with rear passengers. the vehicle was represented to be able to tow 5000#. but due to the improper

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO 00 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle does not stay in alignment, causing excessive wear on tires. cause is unknown.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Coil Spring
Complaint: the coil spring suspension was inadequate to support the weight of the vehicle properly with a full tank of gas not including passengers, which caused the vehicle to bottom out, which resulted in the

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: while driving at any speed and when depressing the brakes consumer can felt vibration in the steering wheel. sears auto center informed the consumer that the front shocks needed to be replaced. c

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: alignment is off. also, front brakes squeak. the rear is bottoming out when passangers are in the car. this makes the car hard to handle when on the highway or surface streets. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle drifts to the right and pulls right when braking. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vibrations occur in the steering wheel at moderate speeds, with visible shaking occurring at times. after several visits to the service department, the regional manager met with me and told me this i

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Front Suspension
Complaint: vehicle has had 5 alignment adjustments done. vehicle checked by dealer, who could not advise why problem continued to occur. alignment problems began at 9000 miles. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Rear Suspension
Complaint: inadequate rear suspension/suspension sagging. *ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Suspension
Complaint: vehicle vibrates at speeds of 55 and above. i've taken it back to the dealership 11 times and i have another appointment on 2/28/02 for this same problem. their solution seems to be to rotate and ba

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Suspension
Complaint: i just bought my montero sport 3 months ago. when testing driving the vehicle i felt pulling to the right and shaking at higher speeds. the dealer said it was just the tires and they would do an ali

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Suspension
Complaint: since purchase of vehicle there has been constant vibration, taken to dealer 4 times. dealer balanced wheels, and did front alignment, this did not remedy the problem.*ak .

2000 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 00 - Suspension Upper Ball Joint
Complaint: a defective upper control arm; dealer replaced the following part on two occasions under warranty. no reason given why this problem continued to reoccur. *ak the dealer states that the upper contro

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Front Suspension
Complaint: within a few weeks of purchasing our vehicle, we brought it back to the dealer due to violent shaking from the front end. we were told we needed 4 brand new tires. buying new tires did not fix the p

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Rear Suspension
Complaint: right side of car suddenly dropped when making a left turn from a stop light. driver lost control of car running into right side curb no injuries. after collision the wheel was at an angle and joint

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: i have 2 complaints. first: i have had the car checked several times by the dealer to locate a very loud noise coming from the front of the car. it has to be in something that has to do with the st

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: 2001 mitsubishi montero---rated not acceptable by consumer reports. yet after these findings being reported they continued to sell to the unsuspecting public. why no recall??? i just recently (2003) f

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: approaching highway speeds , a vibration occurs at t front end of the vehicle, most noticeable on the passenger side where a loud continous rattle developes. moreover a looseness is noticeable in tr

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: is your orginization going to test and force a recall on the potential for the 2001 mitsubishi montero to tip over. the dealer told me your orginization had no comment because you didn't agree with t

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: after viewing news about rollover my 9 yr daughter has had nightmares and i had to get someone to drive us in another car to go on a family visit to upstate ny,spoke to dealership manager about retur

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO 01 - Suspension
Complaint: while driving about 40 mph tried to make a right turn and felt vehicle almost turned over. this happened twice. please provide more information. *ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 01 - Front Suspension
Complaint: while consumer is driving vehicle tends to drift to the side. please provide more information.*ak .

2001 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 01 - Suspension
Complaint: rear suspension vibrates when traveling 55mph or above. dealer has replaced brakes. dealer also did an alignment, and balanced/ rotated the tires. please provide further details. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi MONTERO SPORT 02 - Suspension
Complaint: at only 15 miles per hour, our mitsubishi montero sport rolled over and the car was totalled.*ak .

2003 Mitsubishi MONTERO 03 - Suspension
Complaint: while driving at any speed and turning the steering wheel to the left or right the vehicle always swayed to the right. the dealer replaced many parts but the problem is still occurring. *ak



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Last Update: August 28, 2004