2005 Mitsubishi Galant Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mitsubishi Galant
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2005 Mitsubishi Galant ProblemsEngine Stalling Due to Failed Idle Air Control Valve
The engine may develop a low idle or stalling condition due to a failed idle air control valve. Our technicians tell us the replacement of the faulty valve is required to correct this condition.
A rattle type noise may develop from one of the exhaust heat shields. Replacement of the affected heat shield may be required to correct this issue.
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.
2005 Mitsubishi Galant QuestionsWhat happens when the SRS light comes on (1 answer)
Is there a recall for this problem for my car
Could it be the camshaft or crankshaft position sensor?
2005 Mitsubishi Galant RecallsCrash May Damage Fuel Tank Resulting in a Fuel Leak
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.
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 during August of 2008.
On certain vehicles the brake master cylinder may allow internal pressure bypassing. Causing loss of pressure and braking. This may lead to an accident. The dealer will replace the master cylinder free of charge. The Mitsubishi campaign # is 05V409000