The Clear Coat Paint May Peel on Black Vehicles on Mitsubishi Galant

It is not uncommon for the clear coat paint on black vehicles to develop white spots and begin peeling. In most cases Mitsubishi will not cover out of warranty repairs for this condition.

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Average mileage: 85,791 (43,000–130,000)
8 model years affected: 1997, 2000, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
20 people reported this problem
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant 84,000 mi,
My car is in great condition, except about a year ago my roof started fading. Its gotten worse. I shouldn't have to pay for a paint job. There is no EXCUSE cause its a balack car. Three of my friends have black cars and their cars older than mine and their paint didn't fade. Something needs to be done.
2005 Mitsubishi Galant 60,000 mi,
White spots all over roof and now hood. Some spots have rusted, even though car is garaged.
2004 Mitsubishi Galant 111,000 mi,
The clear coat peeled off on the top of the roof,the trunk and the front bumper. Then the paint next. The whole car have to be painted over. My car is blue.
2000 Mitsubishi Galant 120,000 mi,
Green (a blue green) clear coat peeling on: trunk lid, engine hood and roof.
2005 Mitsubishi Galant 100,000 mi,
black car stated getting white spots and then started rusting
1997 Mitsubishi Galant 43,000 mi,
not fixed, clear coat peeling not paint.
2004 Mitsubishi Galant 80,000 mi,
Hood paint is peeling and damaged
Paint came off. White spots. Had to have entire car repainted.
2004 Mitsubishi Galant 90,000 mi,
Black paint is fading away.