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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Problems

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

A rattle noise may be noted from the clutch area while the car is at idle. If the noise changes or goes away when the clutch is depressed the fault is commonly with the clutch disc springs. It has be reported that a revised clutch disc is available from Mitsubishi to correct this concern.
 

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A fluid leak may be noted from the one or more of the suspension struts. A small amount of fluid residue is generally not considered a problem. If the fluid leak becomes severe enough strut performance may be affected requiring replacement.

1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc.

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' THE BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REMOVABLE AIR BAG WARNING LABELS AFFIXED TO THE DASH AND TO THE SUNVISOR DO NOT MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

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Suspension & Steering, April 2, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE RUBBER BOOTS ON THE LOWER LATERAL ARM BALL JOINTS OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION WERE DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY, DIRT AND WATER CAN INTRUDE. ALSO, MMC HAS ADDED THE POTENTIAL OF LEAKING MOISTURE, WHICH CAN CAUSE THE BALL STUD TO CORRODE.

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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Questions and Answers

mitsubishigirl, 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Nappanee, IN

what is the approximate cost of replacing valve guides at a body shop.> what is considered a reasonable cost>

Visitor, 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Charlotte, NC

replaced coil pack,wires,and plugs.still number #1 cylinder misfire,also replaced caytalic converter

bc1999, 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Smoketown, PA

White smoke is coming from car (exhaust) and it needs valve seals replaced. How much should that cost and might there any related problems I should be aware of?

SICNIC9, 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, San Diego, CA

Check engine light is on, OBDII scan not helpful at all, fails emissions when ran at 2500 rpms 200 HC's where max allowed in CA is 130. Was told might be impropper plug gapping but we use preg...

jkeef, 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Chambersburg, PA

I have a 1999 eclipse I have been having problems with it shutting off when I stop at red lights or stop signs. I replaced the manifold gasket, egr valve, and o rings. I am out of options what co...

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