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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Owner Comments

problem #1

May 152002

(reported on)

Eclipse

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Consumer saw smoke coming from between sunroof and rearview mirror. Also, from underhood while in carwash. Doors and windows were locked and consumer could not get out of vehicle. Gauges stopped working. Consumer had to pull wires before vehicle caught on fire. Had to take a hammer and pry open door get out. Dealer contacted.

- Batesville, AR, USA

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