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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,000 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.

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1998 Mitsubishi Montero engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 232007

Montero 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles


The contact owns a 1996 Mitsubishi Montero. While driving 40 mph, the power steering failed. The mechanic stated that the front crank shaft pulley bolt detached and caused the pulley to wobble. This failure was encompassed in recall # 00V311000. The dealer stated that this vehicle was excluded from the recall. However, the contact strongly believed otherwise. The current and failure mileage were 94,000.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

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