Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Repair and Maintenance
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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 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 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.
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.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution QuestionsWhy does the car almost stall out during idle after warming up? (2 answers)
I hear 03s have issues with vacuum lines, might that be the cause?
What type/style/model number bulbs are in the instrument cluster, notification lights, clock, HVAC controls and accessory buttons? I have been trying to find a source which lists this information, but have had no luck. Any help with the specifics, or a reference source is greatly appreciated.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution RecallsFuel Tank Leaks
The parking brake cable on the right side may rub through the fuel tank, resulting in a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the right side parking brake cable, inspect the fuel tank for signs of abrasion and replace affected tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.