2002 Mitsubishi eclipse Problems

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2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Other Fuel Injection
ODI No: 10005629 - my "service engine soon" light came on, there was a "miss" in the engine and when tested by the dealership determined that i had a "bad" spark plug so did a replacement. i picked it up drove

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10006811 - rims bent at speed of 50 mph causing loss of control. *ph *jb **dimsii ivoq entry posted after 12/12/02 cut over to artemis**770826 .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10009204 - i almost lost control of the car when the rim bent and expelled all air out of the tire, but at 35 mph i was able to maintain control, this can be a serious hazard, and if injury or even dea

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Side Air Bag
ODI No: 10009960 - the vehicle was involved in a side impact accident, and the side air bags failed to deploy.*jb .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10016903 - wheel rims on 2002 mitsubishi eclipse gt have bent on two occasions and had to replace them. the rims bent under normal driving conditions. *nlm .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Sunroof
ODI No: 10019807 - the sunroof failed to open, the dealer replaced the push button assembly twice. *jb .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheels
ODI No: 10044716 - while traveling at 65 mph, the front passenger front wheel came completely off the rim. *jb .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10046592 - vehicle ran over a wooden block resulting in passenger front tire ripping and cracking rim.*mr .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10049488 - cracked rim. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10049905 - front passenger side rim cracked. consumer was concerned that the wheel would come off while driving. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Air Bag
ODI No: 10054793 - it appears passenger side air bag may not have deployed. *la .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10056780 - repeated rim damage that results in flat tires due the inferior rims on the 2002 mitsubishi eclipse i have asked mitsubishi about the rims and they say there is not a problem. i have seen

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Underhood wiring
ODI No: 10059025 - bulbs in headlights and/or bulb holder melt causing wiring to melt and exposed wire causing extreme electrical damage.*ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10059575 - when driving over an imperfection in the road (about 1 1/2 inches in depth) the right rim bent. *ak *nm .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 10062180 - rear window shattered while driving on highway.*ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Clutch
ODI No: 10062300 - clutch feels sluggish in 2nd- 5th gear, like almost a slip. only have 27k miles on it and i don't abuse my car in anyway. a few other of my friends experience the same problems with their mi

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Clutch
ODI No: 10062366 - i drive an 02 mitsubishi eclipse-spyder gt. here is my complaint: clutch is gone and the car is not even 2.5 years old. i've driven a manual for over 10 years. drove a vw, honda, mb, etc. ne

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Wheels
ODI No: 10065305 - aluminum wheel cracked in the front drivers side this problem had been under investigation by nhtsa and the investigation was concluded.*ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Body Frame
ODI No: 10066505 - 2002 mitshabishi eclipse rear bumper started to burn and i had just parked at work i was found slumped over behind the wheel apparently from the fumes of the burning plastic. i hope my repor

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10067246 - while driving 30 mph consumer drove into a pot hole which caused all four rims to bend. the vehicle was taken to the dealer who was unable to resolve the problem. *ak when the rims bent

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10068456 - drove over pothole in road. this dented and created crack in rim, which led to a slow leak from wheel. need a new wheel rim for replacement. a rim should not crack this easily. a certain am

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Rear Suspension
ODI No: 10071772 - while parked rear end caught on fire. no injuries reported. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheels
ODI No: 10072943 - i hit a small hole in the road which caused my wheel to bend and it needs to be replaced. this will be the 3rd wheel i am replacing for the same reason. i was not driving erratically when th

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10087992 - while driving the consumer heard a loud noise coming from the front of the vehicle. the consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle and drove it to the dealer for inspection. the m

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088071 - while driving the driver heard a loud noise coming from the rear. consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and pulled over. consumer noticed that the passenger rear rim was ben

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Wheel Rim
ODI No: 10088184 - since purchasing this vehicle in september of 2001, i have replaed 7 rims. the first time i had a problem with one of my rims, i thought nothing of it. the manufacturer informed me that th

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Automatic Transmission
ODI No: 758942 - no summary listed for above vehicle. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Gas Engine
ODI No: 760828 - a random code failure in the computer lead to repeated engine stalls at stop, and lead to other spark plug fouling and egr valve failure. problem repeats after code is clearded. been repai

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 ABS Antilock
ODI No: 760937 - abs system failed during emergency manuvers, turned onto wrong side of road to avoid an accident. found myself on the wrong side of the island. i noticed a sharp turn and slammed on the brak

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Roof Pillar
ODI No: 762365 - the boot cover for the convertible top blew off two times onto the highway behind me on a recent trip to houston, tx. after passing a u-haul and noticing that the boot cover was about to bl

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Frame
ODI No: 765933 - ron marhofer mitsubishi's service department has attempted to fix this problem twice and refuses to attempt another repair. we have been told by area body shops that the problem could be fr

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Gas Engine
ODI No: 767184 - my 2002 eclipse started to sound very loud. itook it back to the dealer.they blew me off . they never checked the car in the shop but they said the car was ok.one week later the engine cease

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Wheels
ODI No: 767645 - wheels are suseptable to damage under normal driving conditons even the slightest obsticle ,such as speed bump, road work ,ect.. never seen such a weak wheel , well being and all the unsig

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Frontal Air Bag
ODI No: 8007755 - wihile driving at 40mph on a front impact collision none of the air bags deployed. passenger was injured.*ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Underhood wiring
ODI No: 8015128 - at 65mph vehicle started to catch on fire under the hood, causing consumer to pull over. dealer notified. *ak .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE SPYDER 02 Side Rear Glass
ODI No: 8017617 - rear window broke and fell out without warning while driving on highway.*ak jb .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Tires Wheel Rim
ODI No: 8017888 - eclipse gt, left rear tire blewout from rim and rim bent. consumer feels that these rims should not bend from a blowout.*ak *jb .

2002 Mitsubishi ECLIPSE 02 Other Fuel Tank
ODI No: 8021798 - consumer states that the gas tank has a hole in it. cause is unknown. please provide any further information. ts .



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