2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ProblemsSticky Temperature Knob
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) temperature control knob may be hard to turn. Mitsubishi Motors has released a service bulletin 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.
It is not uncommon for the clear coat paint to develop white spots and begin peeling. In most cases Mitsubishi will not cover out of warranty repairs for this condition.
A hard or no start condition with fault codes P0335 and/or P0340 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) may be due to abnormal wear of the camshaft position sensor support. Our technicians tell us a revised sensor support is available to correct this issue.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer QuestionsThe cooling fans are not staying on long enough to cool the radiator when the (1 answer)
Stoped the AC doesn't work properly and is charged ,where is the fan controlled temp sense if there is one
It just started this out of the blue. Feels like its missing on 1 or more cylinders.
Air conditioning works well most of the time, but shuts off at high RPMs
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer RecallsIncorrect Gross Vehicle Wight Rating Label
The gross vehicle weight (GVWR) and gross axle weight rating (GAWR) as stated on the certification label are in error. Overloading can result in vehicle damage and adversely affect performance, including handling and braking, and tire failure may also result. Dealers will replace the certification label to correct this concern.