1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Problems
It is not uncommon for wheels on these vehicles to be very easily bent or otherwise damaged, often to the point of requiring replacement. This can happen even with no apparent damage to the tire.
The front, lower ball joint may fail unexpectedly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Failed ball joints will require replacement. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of related suspension components if this situation occurs. This should be done in order to determine if there is any other damage as a result of the ball joint failure.
There have been reports of airbags not deploying in the event of a frontal impact. Some claim that a shorted airbag wire harness can cause this to occur. Unfortunately there is no diagnoses that will isolate this problem other than fault codes stored in the airbag control module. Our technicians recommend to have any airbag light issues diagnosed and repaired in order to help ensure the airbags will deploy when needed.
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Questions
driving on freeway ,engine light comes on oil light comes on loud clunk from under car engine dies white smoke pouring out from hood clicking noise as I pull over ,towed home , no oil on stick, ( just had oil change week prior) engine attempts to start noise from timing chain cant tell if it jum...