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Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Problems

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Most Common Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Problems

The 80 amp fusible link for the charging system can fail and is often overlooked when diagnosing a charging system that is not working. Our technicians recommend to make sure this fusible link is...
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 sus...
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2 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Brakes Problems

A squeal or squeak type noise may be heard from the rear brakes on application. Our technicians tell us there is an updated rear brake pad shim kit which can help reduce this type of noise.
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 ...

3 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Drive Train Problems

The power transfer unit (transfer case) and/or viscous coupling may fail due to unequal size or oversize tires. Use of incorrect or mismatched tires can cause the front and rear wheels to fight (dr...
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 transfer case may develop a leak at the driveshaft yoke which can result in a low fluid level leading to transfer case failure. It is recommended to monitor the transfer case for leaks and repa...

2 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Electrical & Lights Problems

The 80 amp fusible link for the charging system can fail and is often overlooked when diagnosing a charging system that is not working. Our technicians recommend to make sure this fusible link is...
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 ...

1 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Engine Problem

Carbon buildup on the top of the pistons is common. As the buildup increases with over time, symptoms vary from light ticking, to hammering, to knocking noises. Performing a fuel injector...

0 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Maintenance Problems

2 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Miscellaneous Problems

The door glass may be hard to roll up and/or come out of the run channel. Our technicians tell us the repair can include adjustment of the run channel, regulator to glass, regulator to door, and ...
The exterior door handles may break requiring replacement.

2 Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Suspension & Steering Problems

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 sus...
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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Known Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX Problems & Complaints

The door glass may be hard to roll up and/or come out of the run channel. Our technicians tell us the repair can include adjustment of the run channel, regulator to glass, regulator to door, and ...
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...
Carbon buildup on the top of the pistons is common. As the buildup increases with over time, symptoms vary from light ticking, to hammering, to knocking noises. Performing a fuel injector...
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 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 sus...
A squeal or squeak type noise may be heard from the rear brakes on application. Our technicians tell us there is an updated rear brake pad shim kit which can help reduce this type of noise.
The 80 amp fusible link for the charging system can fail and is often overlooked when diagnosing a charging system that is not working. Our technicians recommend to make sure this fusible link is...
The transfer case may develop a leak at the driveshaft yoke which can result in a low fluid level leading to transfer case failure. It is recommended to monitor the transfer case for leaks and repa...
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 ...
The exterior door handles may break 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.
The power transfer unit (transfer case) and/or viscous coupling may fail due to unequal size or oversize tires. Use of incorrect or mismatched tires can cause the front and rear wheels to fight (dr...
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