1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse ProblemsThe front lower ball jount may fail
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.
The manual transmission may become difficult to shift, this is commonly caused by binding between the synchronizer and the gear surface. Adding a special friction modifier to the manual transmission fluid will often correct this condition. If the problem persists revised synchronizer kits may be available.
The brake pedal may pulsate when the brakes are applied. This is most commonly caused by the front brake rotors warping. Resurfacing the affected rotors may correct the problem for the short term but replacement would generally considered a longer term solution.
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Questionsi have a v6 eclipse 3.0 running fine then one day it just stalled (1 answer)
i have to wait a few hours or a day then it will start again
i have put a new injector and a computer that I got out the junk yard in it and its still dumping gas