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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
91,000 miles

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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 112006

Eclipse 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 91,000 miles


: the contact stated there was a smell of gasoline around the vehicle. Upon inspection, the contact noted that there was a fuel leak in the return hose at the location of the clamp. The vehicle was not seen by a dealer. The manufacturer was also notified. There was a NHTSA recall# 03V442000, which pertains to the fuel pump. The vehicle was not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Augusta, GA, USA

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