hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,500 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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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 242014

Lancer Evolution 4-cyl

  • 67,000 miles


When starting my 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer evolution gsr, I received a warning message on the cluster display showing a yellow-orange symbol that shows 4 wheels connected by axles and the middle-shaft, where the front two wheels are facing at an angle to the side. The error code read as C161E: Dtc C161E: Electric pump relay circuit system (stuck). This has become a very common issue with the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer evolution. So common that when you search for the code C161E, you can find countless forum discussions on multiple websites commenting on the frequency of this issue. Including myself, a single discussion identifies at least 48 unique cars, 42 of which are the 2008 model year, where the acd pump failed, all of which having driven fewer than 75,000 miles and nearly 60% with less than 50,000 miles (www.evoxforums.com/forums/showthread.php?T=58221&highlight=C161E&page=1). Several of these vehicles required multiple replacements of the same part. This problem affects the safety and effectiveness of the vehicle's all-wheel-drive system, likely including the vehicle's traction control and needs to be recalled immediately.

- Pearl River, NY, USA

problem #1

Jan 062014

Lancer Evolution 4-cyl

  • 40,000 miles
Active yaw control (ayc) and active center differential (acd) pump failed. Not covered under power train warranty pump was corroded and could no longer produce enough pressure. Pump in located directly behind passenger rear wheel exposed to water, salt, and other road debris.

- Draper, UT, USA

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