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2002 Mitsubishi Galant Problems

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Most Common 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Problems

The power windows may fail, often related to moisture inside the door. Affected components will need to be replaced. If possible some type of moisture protection could be added to try and prevent r...
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a no start and/or stalling condition. Replacement of the failed sensor will generally corrects this concern.
The automatic transmission may develop a 2-3 shift flair. This is commonly caused by an internal fault related to the reverse clutch assembly. Replacement of the rear housing and reverse clutch ass...
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1 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Brakes Problem

A brake pedal pulsation may be noted on brake apply. This is commonly caused by warping of the front brake rotors. Our technicians remind us that re-machining (turning) the rotors can correct this ...

1 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Drive Train Problem

The automatic transmission may develop a 2-3 shift flair. This is commonly caused by an internal fault related to the reverse clutch assembly. Replacement of the rear housing and reverse clutch ass...

0 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Engine Problem

2 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a no start and/or stalling condition. Replacement of the failed sensor will generally corrects this concern.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to one or more engine vacuum leaks. Our technicians tell us these leaks can be caused by damage to seals and/or vacuum hoses as a result of to much ethanol...

1 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

The water shut motor may fail. This motor controls coolant flow to the heater core. Replacement of the failed part will be necessary to correct this issue.

0 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Miscellaneous Problems

The power windows may fail, often related to moisture inside the door. Affected components will need to be replaced. If possible some type of moisture protection could be added to try and prevent r...
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 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2002 Mitsubishi Galant Problems & Complaints

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a no start and/or stalling condition. Replacement of the failed sensor will generally corrects this concern.
The power windows may fail, often related to moisture inside the door. Affected components will need to be replaced. If possible some type of moisture protection could be added to try and prevent r...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to one or more engine vacuum leaks. Our technicians tell us these leaks can be caused by damage to seals and/or vacuum hoses as a result of to much ethanol...
The automatic transmission may develop a 2-3 shift flair. This is commonly caused by an internal fault related to the reverse clutch assembly. Replacement of the rear housing and reverse clutch ass...
A brake pedal pulsation may be noted on brake apply. This is commonly caused by warping of the front brake rotors. Our technicians remind us that re-machining (turning) the rotors can correct this ...
The water shut motor may fail. This motor controls coolant flow to the heater core. Replacement of the failed part will be necessary to correct this issue.
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 ...
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