Mitsubishi Lancer Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

Erratic HVAC blower motor operation may be caused by a failed blower motor and/or blower motor resistor. Our technicians tell us that if the blower motor resistor fails the blower motor should be checked. If the blower motor fails its functional test in should be replaced along with the failed blower motor resistor.

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.

See More Problems 12

3 days ago driving almost an hour away battery n break light came on in dash when i break or press gas. 10 miles later i broke down. car just died. got it to a friends house and figure :it was my altanator so i got a used one. now when i jump start the battery it shuts right off within 2 seconds ...

Air conditioning works well most of the time, but shuts off at high RPMs

No response at all from the blower.

See More Questions 185

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

The ventilation system blower motor may fail. This can cause reduced visibility because of windows fogging up due to a lack of defroster operation. The dealership will replace the blower motor free of charge to correct this concern.

The electronic control unit (ECU) may fail, causing failure of the headlights, tail lights and windshield wipers. This could cause visibility problems for the driver, as well as others seeing the vehicle. The affected ECU will be replaced free of charge by the dealership to correct the problem.

See More Recalls 11

I bought this car in 2002 and I still love my car. Just recently am I having trouble with the sound of the car. Once I go over 60 mph, it sounds really rough on the engine. Will be bringing it in soon.

I had this car for almost a year. Never knew have a Mitsubishi as my next vehicle. First car driven running errands had used a bicycle as my transportation but this car gets excellent gas mileage. Quality is amazing has lots of good power to engine being an great car to drive. Its comfortable love the new looks of this car has good options in its class somewhat nice looking with exterior design...

I have had my 09 lancer sportback for nearly % years and it has been a wonderful car. Mitu really needs to update the interior on the lancers but it is quite functional. One big beef I have is with the brakes and suspension. My front rotors had to be replaced with the fist set of brake pads!?!?!? Seriously. Not due to grinding out the pads to metal. I took it in as soon as the wear indicator st...

See More Reviews 15