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2000 Mitsubishi Galant

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2000 Mitsubishi Galant 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.

Miscellaneous -- 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.

Brakes -- Verified

A brake pedal pulsation may be noted on brake apply. This is commonly caused by warping of the front brake rotors. Our technicians remind us that re-machining (turning) the rotors can correct this issue but the repair may last only a short time as the thinner rotors would be even more prone to warping. Replacement of faulty rotors with high quality parts is often the best option in these situations.

2000 Mitsubishi Galant 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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Drive Train, March 26, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. A HOSE WAS MIS-MANUFACTURED AND COULD WEAKEN OVER TIME, WHICH COULD RESULT IN LEAKAGE OF THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID.

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Electrical & Lights, February 7, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES AND FEDERAL EMISSION EQUIPMENT. THE BATTERY CABLE HARNESS CAN BECOME HEAT DAMAGED BY THE FRONT EXHAUST MANIFOLD WHICH COULD CAUSE GROUNDED CIRCUITS.

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Suspension & Steering, September 20, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A NUT IN THE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY WAS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED, RESULTING IN SYMPTOMS RANGING FROM STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION TO STIFF STEERING, AND IN THE WORST CASE, NO ABILITY TO TURN LEFT.

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Suspension & Steering, November 26, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH V6 ENGINES TO FEDERAL EMISSION STANDARDS. THE POWER STEERING FLUID FEED TUBE CAN COME IN CONTACT WITH AN EXHAUST MANIFOLD MOUNTED HEAT SHIELD CAUSING A HOLE TO BE WORN THROUGH THE POWER STEERING PIPE ALLOWING FLUID LEAKAGE.

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2000 Mitsubishi Galant Questions and Answers

flores, 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Covina, CA

Just had my timing belt replace, now my car will turn off at a stop sign or in traffic, will do this randomly.

Vidya, 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, 3.0L V6, Alpharetta, GA

Hi,
right now the car has about 56000 miles on it. am the 4th owner. Could anyone let me know when should the timing belt be changed so that i dont run into trouble ?

Vidya, 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, 3.0L V6, Alpharetta, GA

Hi,
The car am looking to buy, has only 56k miles on it. and i wld b the 4th owner as per carfax. test drive showed me that the car actually gives good noise and creaking when i release or press t...

debe, 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Grand Rapids, MI

For the last month, the temperature gauge has been running hotter than normal. Took into dealership service department and they said thermostat was going out and they replaced it, along with a flus...

bigkahuna, 2000 Mitsubishi Galant, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Boca Raton, FL

As a novice how can I tell if the battery or the alternator which is giving the problem. I have a dead battery and was thinking about buying a new battery

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2000 Mitsubishi Galant Reviews

I bought this car with 30k miles, eight years later it now has 172k miles. It's a 6 cylinder. I've owned alot of cars over the years, but I've never owned a car this long without any problems. I don't do routine maintenance to it, but yet it keeps going. This is my all-time #1 best performing car. My 2005 MB is no where close to this quality.

I owned the car for 5 years and No complaints.

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