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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
120,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 052010


  • 120,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The contact stated that the battery cable deposits burned off. Periodically his vehicle would not start. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who stated that the battery harness needed to be replaced due to heat damage. The vehicle was not repaired. The dealer also informed him there were no recalls or warranties related to the failure. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 120,000.

- Newark, DE, USA

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