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Mitsubishi Galant Problems

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Most Common 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.
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.
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1 Known 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 ...

3 Known 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.
The clutch may fail prematurely or cause a buzzing type noise from the dash area. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevit...

0 Known Mitsubishi Galant Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known Mitsubishi Galant Engine Problems

The engine may develop a low idle or stalling condition due to a failed idle air control valve. Our technicians tell us the replacement of the faulty valve is required to correct this condition.
It is not uncommon for oil leaks to develop from the valve cover gaskets. Replacement of the leaking gaskets will repair this issue.

7 Known 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.
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...

1 Known 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 Mitsubishi Galant Maintenance Problems

7 Known 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 ...
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.

0 Known Mitsubishi Galant Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Mitsubishi Galant Problems & Complaints

The clutch may fail prematurely or cause a buzzing type noise from the dash area. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevit...
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 powertrain control module (PCM) may fail causing various driveability concerns. Replacement of the PCM is generally required to correct these issues.
One or both side airbag modules may fail resulting in illumination of the airbag warning light. Side airbag modules determined to be faulty should be replaced.
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 seat belts may not properly retract due to an internal fault with the retractor mechanism. Replacement of the seat belt retractor would be required to correct this concern.
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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