2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse ProblemsRattle Noise From Clutch
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.
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.
2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse QuestionsI got a new engine for my car and now it doesn't accelerate well, changes gears late, and doesn't go fast anymore. What could be the problem? (1 answer)
If you floor it, it revs high bit that is it
I was heading out on highway just a few miles into the road when I heard a loud pop from under hood my car died out instantly and haven't been able to start it since
2005 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.
The attachment for the left fuel tank mounting strap may have been improperly formed, causing the metal to split. In the event the fuel tank is full and the vehicle is involved in a severe collision, the attachment bracket may break, allowing the fuel tank to drop down and possibly causing a fuel leak. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the mounting bracket and perform repairs as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on September 20, 2008. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-08-005.