Mitsubishi Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mitsubishi

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Mitsubishi 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.

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 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.

Loose or Broken Crankshaft Pulley Bolt

The crankshaft pulley bolt may become loose or break causing loss of power steering operation and other related engine accessories. Some of these vehicles may be involved in a recall for this issue. Our technicians tell us that an updated bolt may be available. Replacing as necessary and properly torquing the crankshaft bolt will commonly correct this issue.

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Mitsubishi Questions

Needs jumped. Dies in gear. Won't turn back on unless jumped again. (1 answer)

It has a new battery and alternator. But all of the sudden it died and needed jumped to turn back on. As soon as I put it in reverse, it died again. I got it to work and wouldn't start again. It would try to die at red lights. When I pulled in to park, it died. It'll still start with a ju...

What does it mean when the SRS light is on? (1 answer)

It started to drive like I had the brakes down

Gas pedal won't go down (1 answer)

Gas pedal will not move

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Mitsubishi Recalls

Windshield Wipers Stop Working

Water may leak into the windshield wiper motor through a breathing hole in the motor. This can cause the motor to corrode internally and fail. Dealers will replace the wiper motor free of charge to resolve the concern.

Windshield Wipers Stop Working

The wiper link ball joint can corrode and cause the wiper link to separate and stop working. Dealers will replace the rubber boot on the wiper link ball joint to prevent water intrusion. Additionally, dealers will inspect the wiper motor crank arm for excessive play, replacing it as necessary.  All repairs will be done free of charge to resolve the concern.

Headlights Can Move Out Of Adjustment

The horizontal adjustment lockout clips for the headlight assemblies may not be secure. The headlights may move out of their proper positions. Dealers will secure the horizontal locking clips as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Mitsubishi Reviews

purchased a used 01 Spyder (14 years old), appears to have been adult owned. Purchased my first one new with the 4 cylinder as I did not want a turbo. The V6 is a super strong, quick and reliable engine. The 5 speed manual transmission is excellent. It is imperative to use top quality fluids in this vehicle to prevent expensive transsexual and or transmission repairs. The 01 sat for over a year...
I bought this vehicle 3 years ago at 65000 miles. I'm now at 120,000 miles I've replaced the front suspension twice because of rust. ( I live in eastern Canada) Replaced the gas tank because of rust. Now the rear sub-frame is rusted beyond repair. I've replaced the front sub frame with a good used one I paid 500$ for. A few months ago Mitsubishi issued a recall for the front sub-frame but if yo...
The car is very good. Baught it with 54k kilometers three years ago. Already at 120k kilometers. It has had several problems, specially with the clutch, time belt (have changed twice since I bought it) and several bushings. The A/C compressor has left me dry twice. However, it has been very faithful since whenever it has a problem, it has always got me home. At present, will have to check the l...

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