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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse is between $368 and $450 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$409
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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 ...
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 suspe...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE RUBBER BOOTS ON THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOIN...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. LOCKUP OF THE TRANSFER CASE CAN OCCUR DUE TO INSUFFICI...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DASH PANEL PAD CAN SHIFT INTERFERRING WITH THE THR...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
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Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 23, 2010
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
This is a great car when maintained properly. Fast, sleek and fun to drive. Definitely worth it. Pay no mind to useless reviews complaining about having to drop the transmission to replace the clut...
February 11, 2010
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
This is a great car to have. The only big thing is it's a bitch to change the clutch because you have to drop the transmission and take a lotof parts out. Overall though this car will last a long t...
August 01, 2009
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Pros: Overall a great investment oppertunity. Easy and considerably 'cheap' to maintain. Fun to drive, easy on the eyes. Cons: Poor interior quality, Issues with the head gasket regarding leakage,...