The clutch may fail prematurely requiring replacement. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevity over a clutch purchased from the dealer.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Problems
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a stalling can/or no start condition. Replacing the faulty crankshaft position sensor should correct this condition.
The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) temperature control knob may be hard to turn. Mitsubishi Motors has released a service bulletin out outlining the necessary repairs. Repairs involve installing a new air blend door lever and link, lubing the blend door track, and installing a filter on top of the blower motor housing to prevent entry of dirt and debris. If the temperature control assembly has been damaged it will require replacement ...
t is not uncommon for the clear coat paint to develop white spots and begin peeling. In most cases Mitsubishi will not cover out of warranty repairs for this condition.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Questions and Answers
Its running rough, idles too low. I also need a new timing belt, clutch, and manual transmission overhaul. Any help would be great.
I hear 03s have issues with vacuum lines, might that be the cause?