The front lower ball jount may fail on Mitsubishi Eclipse

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: 140,333 (100,000–196,000)
7 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000
13 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
i was stopped at a red light turning left and when it turned green i let off the brake to just coast (automatic transmission) becasue there was a dip, as soon as the front driver tire got over the bumb, not even doing 5mph, just fell off my car, the ball joint on the control arm failed.
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