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Most reported Mitsubishi Galant problems
The powertrain control module (PCM) may fail causing various driveability concerns. Replacement of the PCM is generally required to correct these issues.
my car was running fine...suddenly yesterday when I tried to reverese from the parking lot..the check engine light came on ....the car does not drive smooth as it would..the car does not run until and unless i press the gas hard....it jerks like anything when i put in reverse..i went to autozone they gave me the code..P1751...i don't know what that it ..somebody told me that its the transmission oil ..i checked it it is fine ...i just changed ...
A noise may develop from the steering column, this is commonly caused by the turn signal cancel cam which may require replacement.
There have been reports of airbags not deploying in the event of a frontal impact. Some claim that a shorted airbag wire harness can cause this to occur. Unfortunately there is no diagnoses that will isolate this problem other than fault codes stored in the airbag control module. Our technicians recommend to have any airbag light issues diagnosed and repaired in order to help ensure the airbags will deploy when needed.
The clutch may fail prematurely or cause a buzzing type noise from the dash area. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevity over a clutch purchased from the dealer.