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Mitsubishi Montero Repair and Maintenance

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

Mitsubishi Montero Problems

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.

A vibration, steering wheel shimmy, or vehicle pull to the left or right may be noted. These conditions are commonly caused by worn or damaged front suspension or steering components. Our technicians tell us that extra care should be taken to inspect the front end components often and replace any worn or damaged parts as soon as possible to try and avoid these potentially unsafe conditions.

A pulsation may be noted upon brake apply, most commonly caused by warped front brake rotors. Front brake pads may also wear out prematurely. Our technicians recommend replacing worn pads and rotors with quality replacement parts in order to achieve the best possible longevity for the front brake components.

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Mitsubishi Montero Questions

When u drive the brake its ok..only the anti lock brake system shown on dashboard

What can I do my car sounds like a blender when I start it up I changed the timing belt and tensioner

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Mitsubishi Montero Recalls

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS FULL AND THE VEHICLE IS PARKED FACING FORWARD ON AN UPWARD SLOPE, THE FUEL TANK LEVELING VALVE MAY NOT MAINTAIN PROPER SEALING IN THE EVENT THE FUEL EXPANDS FROM A RISE IN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE.

The vehicle load capacity stated on the tire and loading information may be incorrect. This could lead to vehicle overloading. Owners will be sent a replacement label with instructions on how to install the new label. This recall began on April 14, 2004.

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, ¿CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.¿ THE OWNER¿S MANUAL DOES NOT CONTAIN A STEP-BY-STEP DESCRIPTION FOR HEADREST ADJUSTMENT WHEN INSTALLING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM (CRS) TETHER STRAP.

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Mitsubishi Montero Reviews

We have been driving our 2003 Montero primarily here in the winter and it handles all conditions with ease. We have the 3.5L V6 so it has decent power, but the fuel mileage sure is poor. Really a solid vehicle!

I was a wholesale used car dealer for many years. Bought this at auction used--a rental with 23, 000 back in October 1999. BEST VEHICLE I've ever had. 97,000 miles now at 11 years old. No rust on body--sits outside too. Usual repairs only except for stereo with crapped out after couple years: brakes, rotors, 1 CV joint, timing belt, plugs, wires, oxygen sensor only. A/C still cold like ...

I purchased my 2002 Montero Limited with 14,000 miles on it in May 2002. I now have 140,000 miles and this SUV still runs like it did when I bought it. The interior is still in great shape and is as comfortable as ever. What a Great Vehicle. I have never owned any vehicle this long or with this many miles. I plan on another 140,000 miles before I get rid of this one.

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