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2004 Mitsubishi Galant Problems

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Most Common 2004 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...
A rattle type noise may develop from one of the exhaust heat shields. Replacement of the affected heat shield may be required to correct this issue.
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 2004 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 ...

2 Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Drive Train Problems

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...
The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.

0 Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Engine Problem

3 Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A rattle type noise may develop from one of the exhaust heat shields. Replacement of the affected heat shield may be required to correct this issue.
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 engine may develop an engine pinging issue. Reprogramming of the powertrain control module (PCM) may be required to correct this concern.

1 Known 2004 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 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Maintenance Problems

4 Known 2004 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...
It is not uncommon for the clear coat paint on black vehicles to develop white spots and begin peeling. In most cases Mitsubishi will not cover out of warranty repairs for this condition.
The drivers power seat may not adjust properly or develop a noise issue when adjusting. This is commonly caused by a damaged drive cable which will require replacement.

0 Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2004 Mitsubishi Galant Problems & Complaints

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...
A rattle type noise may develop from one of the exhaust heat shields. Replacement of the affected heat shield may be required to correct this issue.
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...
It is not uncommon for the clear coat paint on black vehicles to develop white spots and begin peeling. In most cases Mitsubishi will not cover out of warranty repairs for this condition.
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...
The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.
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 ...
A noise may develop from the steering column, this is commonly caused by the turn signal cancel cam which may require replacement.
The engine may develop an engine pinging issue. Reprogramming of the powertrain control module (PCM) may be required to correct this concern.
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.
The drivers power seat may not adjust properly or develop a noise issue when adjusting. This is commonly caused by a damaged drive cable which will require replacement.
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