fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,500 miles

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2009 Mitsubishi Galant wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2009 Mitsubishi Galant Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 132011

Galant 4-cyl

  • miles


I purchased my car brand new back in Dec of 2008. Not even three years later, three (3) of the four (4) tires have severe cracking where the tread meets the sidewall. The only reason the fourth tire wasn't damaged the same way is I had a nail stuck in the sidewall prior the first tire failure and had to replace it, so I can only assume it would have had the same issues. I had a slow leak and noticed the cracking on one of the tires when filling with air. The mechanic was the one who pointed out the other tire starting to crack the same way. Tonight I noticed the third tire (last original tire) also had the same cracking.

- Norfolk, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 132011


  • 35,000 miles
When going in reverse the car makes a horrible loud noise. The car is still in factory condition and not using any aftermarket parts. Dealer states they have tore down the rear end of another car and lubed and oiled and sat for overnight and did the same noise. Seems to be a very big defect in something used. Cannot understand how a brand new car with very low miles will make such a noise.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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