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
$
454
to $
1,287
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
$
206
to $
658
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
$
306
to $
508
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
$
152
to $
467
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
$
797
to $
1,913

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Problems

HVAC Temperature Knob Hard to Turn

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.

The automatic transmission may fail prematurely

The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.

Hard or no start condition due to worn camshaft sensor support

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.

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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Recalls

Front 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.

Incorrect 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.

Recall 04V428000
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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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Reviews

Rated
based on 6 customer reviews
I bought my oz new love this car fun to drive and ok gas milage
PERFECT CAR EVER PRICE WITH PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY SPAR PARTS GOOD PRICE AND U CAN FINED ANY WEAR AND ORIGINAL MOTOR SOUND VERY NICE AND THE POWER FOR 1300 ENGINE IS AMAZING + ITS SO SAVING FOR GASOLINE AND MORE I LIKE IT AS SECOND CAR AFTER THE 1972 BEETLES MODEL 1300 , 1300 CC SPEED GEAR I HAVE THE 2 CARS ... THNX
I have an 2003 Lancer OZ and I love this car have had it for 4 years with no problems!! Drives really nice and very efficient. No regrets would get another one like that any day!

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