2010 Mitsubishi Lancer electrical NHTSA complaints: Electrical System

NHTSA — Electrical System Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,667 miles

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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer electrical problems

electrical problem

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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 152014


  • miles


The contact owns a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer. The contact stated that the ABS and acs warning indicators were illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was unknown.

- Natchitoches , LA, USA

problem #2

Dec 152014


  • 70,000 miles
All electrical shuts off when car turns on. "check!" and "service engine!" notifications appear in dash, but disappear within seconds. Car can be idle or moving while electrical panel shuts off. Brought car to Mitsubishi for diagnosis, showed them a video of the dash and headlights turning off as if car is stalling, while rpms do not reach zero. They were unable to diagnose problem and said I will likely pay a lot of money to have it looked into and fixed, because they will have to trouble shoot on my dollar. This is very dangerous to drive in the dark because headlamps shut completely off while car is having seizure. Radio also turns off.

- Westborough, MA, USA

problem #1

Sep 012014


  • 100,000 miles
When hitting the volume control/hands free system buttons on the steering wheel they get mixed up. If I hit volume down it triggers the hands free system so I have to hit volume up which works in order to get the volume down button to finally correct itself. It's only just started doing this within the past couple months.

- Washington, DC, USA

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