2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ProblemsThe Clutch May Failure Prematurely
The clutch may fail prematurely requiring replacement. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevity over a clutch purchased from the dealer.
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) temperature control knob may be hard to turn. Mitsubishi Motors has released a service bulletin out outlining the necessary repairs. Repairs involve installing a new air blend door lever and link, lubing the blend door track, and installing a filter on top of the blower motor housing to prevent entry of dirt and debris. If the temperature control assembly has been damaged it will require replacement also.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a stalling can/or no start condition. Replacing the faulty crankshaft position sensor should correct this condition.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution QuestionsWhy does the car almost stall out during idle after warming up? (2 answers)
I hear 03s have issues with vacuum lines, might that be the cause?
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution RecallsFront Lower Control Arms Corrode And Detach
The front lower control arms may corrode and detach from the vehicle cross member. Dealers will inspect the front cross members and either apply a sealing anti-corrosion agent or replace the front cross member depending on the severity of existing corrosion free of charge to resolve the concern.