2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse ProblemsThe Sunroof May Become Stuck Closed or Have Difficulty Moving
The sunroof may become stuck in the closed position or require "help" moving forward and backward. The common repair is to replace the guides but often the problem will resurface again.
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 Check Engine Light may illuminate due to one or more engine vacuum leaks. Our technicians tell us these leaks can be caused by damage to seals and/or vacuum hoses as a result of to much ethanol content in the gasoline. Affected hoses and seals must be replaced to correct this concern.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse QuestionsMy car all the sudden overheated and engine shut off let it cool now won't start (2 answers)
Suddenly overheated and engine shut off let it cool off and put coolant in it it will crank but not start, no water in oil battery is good and have a full tank of gas plz help
OK so my sone was driving this car and it just stopped. After it sat for about 2 months we finally got it home from his friends house to work on it. We first checked and the fuel pump was bad so we replaced it. Then it still would not run good so we were told that the sensor in the distributor wa...
I Don't know if its the oil pump or oil pressure switch. only help?
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RecallsPassenger Sun Visor May Detach In Collision
The passenger side sun visor may detach if an accident occurs with it in the down position, and the passenger front air bag is deployed, striking it. Dealers will install a tether strap to retain the visor free of charge to resolve the concern.