Changing your clutch isn't gonna do it. But the bad thing is that now I am at 14, 438 miles, which either way is over the 12k mile warranty if there was one. To get back to the problem at hand, at 10,000 miles I started having problems with my clutch. If it was a clutch issue, you should have problems with more than just reverse gear - a clutch simply engages and disengages the engine and transmission, regardless of which gear it is. The car will severely jerk when switching gears every time I start the car. My last and present car is my 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse gt. Before I knew this was a common issue with these rims, I replaced two rims and tires.
I took the car into my local Mitsubishi dealer and they told me it was not under warranty which didn't make sense. Also my clutch is going out. Feb 27, 2012 For Automatic transmission problem,click the link below:---- Automatic transmission troubleshooting:---- --------- Automatic transmission shift lever issues?. Maint person said it was the tires and the rims needed to be replace. Please make sure to read the product description below and in particular match the engine size and number of speed with your vehicle's specifications.
Feb 11, 2012 Inspection is required. My mother didn't like all the problems I was having with all of my previous cars, so when I received an academic scholarship to any school in florida she went out and bought me the Eclipse. I've had numerous flats during both driving and parked conditions which have been determined to be caused by leaking or dented rims. My first car I was in a near death call in my first accident when a man in a rush decided to try to pass me while I was doing a u-turn. The tires will hold air, but tire noise can be heard when driving especially at 55 mph or higher and the wheel will shake when needing to brake at high speeds. The contact will not take the vehicle to the dealer this time. The rims bend easily while driving.
If you have a fuel-injection system, regular cleaning isn't necessary unless the injectors are clogged. The first time the fluid was changed but it didnt help. The driver hit a pot hole on 2-27-07, and the front driver side tire lost air pressure. Just recently, last week I noticed that the rim on the front passengers side, as in the other incidents is bent. I then called the finance department to find out about the warranty they said its not covered , I don't know im so mad about this I love the car but hate the people behind it!. The car was fine until about 2 months ago when the engine went out on me because apparently the engine oil and coolant were somehow mixing, my hoses were out, so was my water pump, O2 sensor and fuel pump sensor, all at the same time.
My last car's clutch lasted in excess of 100,000 miles without fault. Shop refused to complete it because 3 of my rims were bent under normal driving conditions. On all instances the rims have bent in the course of normal city driving. The rim had blown outward toward the center of the rim. Not wanting a 3rd Mitsubishi clutch, I took it to another automotive shop who informed me that the Mitsubishi dealer did not replace the flywheel as stated in his invoice I have and put in a heavier duty clutch.
However, since the warranty on the clutch expires at 12,000 miles, I have to pay for the part. At 14,143 approx miles, the clutch burnt up again. I replaced one wheel in 2002. In the last 4 years, I've experienced 4 flat tires and numerous bent rims from regular freeway and street driving. Step9 Replace the air filter, which should be changed between major services--every 15,000 miles--as well. Looking into this problem, it appears that this is a know defect with this type of vehicle.
Notes: Some vehicles come with several transmission options and could be very confusing. The clutch problem was a daily intermittent problem. Mitsubishi Eclipse The Mitsubishi Eclipse is a sport compact car that was in production between 1989 and 2011. To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. So recently I've been getting on the freeway in 5th 6th gear and the car is revving but not going, so I went back to the same dealer told them what's up and without even diagnosing the problem said I need a new clutch, I then reminded them I just had it replaced 4 months ago they tried to say it was for something else when in fact I remember him clearly saying you got a brand new clutch. The Eclipse has undergone four distinct generations: the first two generations 1G and 2G share the automobile platform with the Eagle Talon, and the Plymouth Laser, and share parts, while the third generation 3G shared a redesigned platform with the Chrysler Sebring and Dodge Stratus. They informed consumer that the vehicle was not covered under a recall.
Two small potholes have left my wheels with large dents requiring wheel repair or replacement. To buy a particular transmision, place your order online or call our sales staff at 1-866-612-9788 with the stock number. Mitsubishi designed the Eclipse solely for the American market. Although failure is out of warranty, a complete vehicle failure at 90,000 miles is not normal or acceptable. I have driven a manual transmission for 15 years and have never raced and did not ride the clutch. The consumer believed the rim was defective. The defects were not noticed at the time of sale and when they were brought to Mitsubishi's attention no resolution was made.
It is manufactured with petrol engines and available with manual and automatic transmission styles. Because of this my tires wore in an abnormal way. Feb 10, 2012 For Automatic transmission problem,Check the list of help links below. Problems were evident at around 10,000 miles and became considerably worse in time. It developed some popularity as a sports coupe because of its styling and powerful engine, particularly at that price point. Mitsubishi stopped manufacturing the Eclipse model after the 2012 model year.
This created bubbling in tires, improper tire wear, and difficulty in wheel alignment. I even requested that they change the rims, because I only had the car one week when the first rim was bent. My wheels were also dented and fractured upon inspection and had visible wear to my tires. A new set of high-quality wires is worth the cost. The vehicle was taken to a service dealer, who was unable to determine the problem. Well I had major work done everything was put in new, about a month later my driver door handle falls off, that cost me 150 dollars! Buy a recycled 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse transmission and save thousands of dollars. Once the vehicle has been turned off and upon getting back in to start, the gear shift will not go into reverse.