1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse ProblemsBrake Pedal Pulsation
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.
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.
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.
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse QuestionsHow much failed smog diagnostic (1 answer)
New catalyst converter
The sunroof worked perfectly before but while it was open one night it got shoved back from someone standing out of it and it sounded like it got knocked off track. Now the motor works because it will open and close, but now when you first open it, it doesn't pop up as high as it was and it ...
Only thing I haven't looked into was the starter, but the test showed it was good along with battery and new alternator. Could it be the ignition switch. I'm all of ideas. I would like to get it running again to sell it or keep since I have a car for now