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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor

2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor

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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

The automatic transmission may develop a 2-3 shift flair. This is commonly caused by an internal fault related to the reverse clutch assembly. Replacement of the rear housing and reverse clutch assembly may be required to correct this concern.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The drivers power seat may not adjust properly or develop a noise issue when adjusting. This is commonly caused by a damaged drive cable which will require replacement.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The drivers seat may not adjust due to a broken adjuster cable. The failed cable must be replaced to correct this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or both side airbag modules may fail resulting in illumination of the airbag warning light. Side airbag modules determined to be faulty should be replaced.

2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor 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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Body, Interior & Misc., July 26, 2004

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A mounting foot on the driver's seat riser may develop a crack, resulting in reduced strength of the seat anchorage. In the event of a crash, the seat could become detached, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will inspect the driver's seat bracket and replace it as necessary. This recall began on July 26, 2004. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-04-006.

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Body, Interior & Misc., May 28, 2004

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Some vehicles were equipped with a dealer installed trailer hitch wiring harness and control module. The electronic control module can overheat. An overheating module could result in a fire. Owners are being requested to stop using the trailer harness until a newly designed replacement is provided and can be installed by the dealer. This recall began on May 28, 2004. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-04-004.

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Brakes, February 24, 2005

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The parking brake pedal cable lock nut may not have been tightened to the proper torque specification. The lock nut may loosen and come off, reducing the effectiveness of the parking brake. This could allow the vehicle to roll if the transmission is not placed into the "park" position, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and tighten the parking brake cable lock nut. This recall began on February 24, 2005. The Mitsubishi recall number is SR-05-001.

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Electrical & Lights, July 7, 2008

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The ignition key interlock cable may allow the interlock cam to fall forward, allowing the key to be removed from the ignition when the gearshift lever is not in the park position. If this occurs when the park brake is not applied, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect these vehicles and perform the required repairs. This recall is expected to begin July 7, 2008.

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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Questions and Answers

Blestone, 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, Chicago, IL

I have a black car, never park on the streets, but the paint is fading on the hood and the roof.

Blestone, 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, Chicago, IL

When driving on the highway it sounds like the windows are down. Can hear the wind blowing as if the windows are down.

Serg, 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, Mission, TX

firing order

brokenheart, 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, 3.8L V6, Sewickley, PA

what cost for labor & materials to replace fuel filler tube.

Visitor, 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, Lincolnshire, IL

All of a suddend it felt as though there was a very hard and sudden shift while getting on the highway. Right after that, the Have Engine Serviced Soon light came on. Now, it shifts really fast, ...

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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Reviews

2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor--Bought new...Car has performed very well.
I had the A/C HVAC leak in the drivers' side but I fixed it by extending the drainage hose. It has a part number for the modification at the local dealership. Having a leak by the valve covers..I changed the front cover myself but need to change the rear one now....Not sure if I will tackle that or take to the dealer....(Any recommendations) Vehicle has over 205K miles and drive extremely good...
Oh, I need to replace the right tie-rod end ...It has some wear.
Extremely happy with this vehicle except the amount of items need to be removed to replace the rear valve cover.

I bought my 2004 mitsubishi endeavor in 2005 and now my paint is fading the gas dont hold enough. It only holds 21.4 gl and I have two kights that stay on now. My engine light and my anti lock brake. They told me I might as well buy a new car. This truck is not a good truck to buy.

I had two of these. Recently I was T Boned in my limited and it went out of control and flipped over 2 times and landed on the tires. None of the air bags deployed, but I was fine. My shoulder is in pain where the seat belt was, but other than that I am fine. I enjoyed driving them both and never had any major repairs on either. My first one I bought with 12k miles and traded it in at 120k. My second I got at 60k and just crashed with 129k. Very dependable vehicle.

My brother just died in a Mitsubishi Endeavor that he bought brand new back in 2003 that he thought it was a very safe car and it had everything but the kitchen sink. On the day of his accident, he was going about 45 mph around a curve and lost control. The car swung across the oncoming lane, flipped onto its side, and was struck by an oncoming car. Not a single airbag in the entire car deployed! The drive train cracked right in half! Beware! Just prior to the accident he had had a full service done to the car and everything checked out just fine! He thought the car was really a good car but the fact is that it did not protect him at all in an accident.

This is a pre-owned vehicle I purchased 3 years ago. I test-drove a few Montero's and found they were just too small for me. The size of an Endeavor is comparable/slightly larger than a Grand Cherokee. Mine has run very well for me, but I am up over 100,000 miles now and replacements/repairs are becoming more frequent. I take adequate steps to maintain it myself and I plan to keep it for awhile.

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