Mitsubishi Lancer Repair and Maintenance
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Mitsubishi Lancer ProblemsSticky Temperature Knob
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) temperature control knob may be hard to turn. Mitsubishi Motors has released a service bulletin 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.
An engine overheating condition may develop due to a failed radiator cooling fan controller. The failed controller should be replaced to correct this issue.
It 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.
Mitsubishi Lancer QuestionsMy car saying "slow down" (1 answer)
Was driving my 09 lancer for about 1 hour on the interstate going about 70mph. Car was saying "slow down" Having to pull over and let it cool down. All fluids are full, was running the ac but turned it off and still did it. Temp outside was around 100 degrees could this have an effect? ...
When driving the car runs good but when slowing down the rpm reach 1 the battery an break light come on on the dash but battery an alternator or brand new
My car over heated when I was going some where and then when I got him and checked my filter had oil on it , a lot
Mitsubishi Lancer RecallsEngine And Transmission Hesitate During Acceleration
The vehicle may hesitate when commanded to accelerate. Dealers will reprogram the continuously variable transmission (CVT) control unit with modified software free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front lower control arms may corrode and detach from the vehicle cross member. Dealers will inspect the front cross members and either apply a sealing anti-corrosion agent or replace the front cross member depending on the severity of existing corrosion free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.