1997 Mitsubishi Diamante Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ProblemsThe automatic transmission may fail prematurely
The automatic transmission may fail prematurely requiring overhaul or replacement of the transmission.
A brake pedal pulsation may be noted on brake apply. This is commonly caused by warping of the front brake rotors. Our technicians remind us that re-machining (turning) the rotors can correct this issue but the repair may last only a short time as the thinner rotors would be even more prone to warping. Replacement of faulty rotors with high quality parts is often the best option in these situations.
The seat belts may not properly retract due to an internal fault with the retractor mechanism. Replacement of the seat belt retractor would be required to correct this concern.
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante Questions1997 Mitsubishi Diamante - Engine shuts off during deceleration/stops. (1 answer)
The car runs fine at normal speeds but when I slow down (usually at stop lights) the engine cuts off. When I let off the gas, the brake pedal loses some resistance. The car also seems to lose power when accelerating from a complete stop. All of the symptoms tend to point me towards a vacuum leak ...