2003 Mitsubishi Outlander Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Code P0181
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0181. Our technicians tell us the fuel level sensor may be at fault requiring replacement.
The AC may not blow cold air due to a failed pressure switch. A failed switch will require replacement to restore proper AC operation.
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 also.
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander QuestionsJust had the tank and fill neck tube replaced. With full tank car misfires (1 answer)
Have a small leak code now. Before I replaced the tank and fill neck had a large leak issue. Someone cobbed it together instead of fixing it. Currently over the past 2 fill ups since repair the car lurches, loses idle rpm, shuts off when stopped. Last tank it stopped lurching at 3/4 of a tank...
882.00 plus parts. These are prices from the dealer. Also needs rear axle bearings and 2 tires. this has been the most expensive car I have ever owned. Bought new, always dealer serviced now has 94k. Should I just replace the engine with a rebuilt? or fix it with the possibility of main bearings...
The knob broke so we replaced the Climate Control Panel After installing the replacement panel it did not correct the original problem of the Cold to Heat knob not turning.
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander RecallsWater Leaks Inside And Corrodes Wiring Harness
Water may leak into the vehicle through the side sills near the dash panel and cause damage to vehicle wiring. Dealers will inspect the side sills for water leaks and seal any openings, repairing any affected wiring harness issues at the same time free of charge to resolve the concern.
The engine throttle valve may stick due to ice build up. This can cause the accelerator to stick and allow continued acceleration when not desired. Dealers will reprogram the engine control computer to eliminate this condition free of charge to resolve the concern.