Mitsubishi Lancer Repair and Maintenance
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Mitsubishi Lancer ProblemsHVAC 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.
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.
An engine overheating condition may develop due to a failed radiator cooling fan controller. The failed controller should be replaced to correct this issue.
Mitsubishi Lancer QuestionsElectrical problem (1 answer)
car runs fine turn headlights on or radio you can drive it a while and the car will die
I had a hard time getting the car to accelerate then it started blowing white smoke from the tail pipe. I stopped at a gasoline station to find that the oil had a yogurt like consistency. I had a change oil right there and then. I was able to drive home but the problem persisted until morning. I ...
I have a 2.4L engine. I don't know where to start.
Mitsubishi Lancer RecallsEngine And Transmission Hesitate During Acceleration
The vehicle may hesitate when commanded to accelerate. Dealers will reprogram the continuously variable transmission (CVT) control unit with modified software free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.