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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Problems

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Most Common 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Problems

The manual transmission may become difficult to shift, this is commonly caused by binding between the synchronizer and the gear surface. Adding a special friction modifier to the manual transmissio...
The brake pedal may pulsate when the brakes are applied. This is most commonly caused by the front brake rotors warping. Resurfacing the affected rotors may correct the problem for the short term b...
The exterior door handles may break requiring replacement.
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1 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Brakes Problem

The brake pedal may pulsate when the brakes are applied. This is most commonly caused by the front brake rotors warping. Resurfacing the affected rotors may correct the problem for the short term b...

0 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Drive Train Problems

2 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Electrical & Lights Problems

The manual transmission may become difficult to shift, this is commonly caused by binding between the synchronizer and the gear surface. Adding a special friction modifier to the manual transmissio...
There have been reports of airbags not deploying in the event of a frontal impact. Some claim that a shorted airbag wire harness can cause this to occur. Unfortunately there is no diagnoses that ...

0 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Engine Problems

0 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Maintenance Problems

2 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Miscellaneous Problems

The exterior door handles may break requiring replacement.
Is not uncommon for one or more of the support brackets on the convertible top to bend requiring replacement.

2 Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Suspension & Steering Problems

It is not uncommon for wheels on these vehicles to be very easily bent or otherwise damaged, often to the point of requiring replacement. This can happen even with no apparent damage to the tire.
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 suspe...

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Known 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Problems & Complaints

The exterior door handles may break requiring replacement.
The manual transmission may become difficult to shift, this is commonly caused by binding between the synchronizer and the gear surface. Adding a special friction modifier to the manual transmissio...
The brake pedal may pulsate when the brakes are applied. This is most commonly caused by the front brake rotors warping. Resurfacing the affected rotors may correct the problem for the short term b...
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 suspe...
There have been reports of airbags not deploying in the event of a frontal impact. Some claim that a shorted airbag wire harness can cause this to occur. Unfortunately there is no diagnoses that ...
Is not uncommon for one or more of the support brackets on the convertible top to bend requiring replacement.
It is not uncommon for wheels on these vehicles to be very easily bent or otherwise damaged, often to the point of requiring replacement. This can happen even with no apparent damage to the tire.
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