The front lower ball jount may fail on Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX

The front, lower ball joint may fail unexpectedly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Failed ball joints will require replacement. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of related suspension components if this situation occurs. This should be done in order to determine if there is any other damage as a result of the ball joint failure.

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Average mileage: 140,000 (140,000–140,000)
5 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 140,000 mi,
Hit pot hole and lower drivers side ball joint failed resting fender on tire