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Most Common Mitsubishi Lancer Problems

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 ...
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.
An engine overheating condition may develop due to a failed radiator cooling fan controller. The failed controller should be replaced to correct this issue.
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0 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Brakes Problems

2 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Drive Train Problems

The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.
The clutch may fail prematurely requiring replacement. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevity over a clutch purchas...

0 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Engine Problems

An engine overheating condition may develop due to a failed radiator cooling fan controller. The failed controller should be replaced to correct this issue.
A hard or no start condition with fault codes P0335 and/or P0340 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) may be due to abnormal wear of the camshaft position sensor support. Our technicians t...

4 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a stalling can/or no start condition. Replacing the faulty crankshaft position sensor should correct this condition.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0181. Our technicians tell us the fuel level sensor may be at fault requiring replacement.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0171. Our technicians tell us this can be a result of an engine vacuum leak at one or more of the fuel injector insulators. Improved insula...

2 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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 ...
Erratic HVAC blower motor operation may be caused by a failed blower motor and/or blower motor resistor. Our technicians tell us that if the blower motor resistor fails the blower motor should be c...

0 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Maintenance Problems

2 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Miscellaneous Problems

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.
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 t...

0 Known Mitsubishi Lancer Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Mitsubishi Lancer Problems & Complaints

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.
An engine overheating condition may develop due to a failed radiator cooling fan controller. The failed controller should be replaced to correct this issue.
The automatic transmission may fail prematurely. Transmission overhaul or replacement may be necessary to correct this concern.
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 ...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0171. Our technicians tell us this can be a result of an engine vacuum leak at one or more of the fuel injector insulators. Improved insula...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0181. Our technicians tell us the fuel level sensor may be at fault requiring replacement.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0134 and/or P0154. Our technicians tell us a powertrain control module (PCM) software update is available to correct this concern.
A hard or no start condition with fault codes P0335 and/or P0340 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) may be due to abnormal wear of the camshaft position sensor support. Our technicians t...
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing a stalling can/or no start condition. Replacing the faulty crankshaft position sensor should correct this condition.
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 t...
Erratic HVAC blower motor operation may be caused by a failed blower motor and/or blower motor resistor. Our technicians tell us that if the blower motor resistor fails the blower motor should be c...
The clutch may fail prematurely requiring replacement. It has been recommended by some that a high quality aftermarket replacement clutch may provide increased longevity over a clutch purchas...
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