hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
57,500 miles

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2002 Mitsubishi Mirage clutch problems

clutch problem

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2002 Mitsubishi Mirage Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 262005

Mirage 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 57,500 miles


The clutch disc on a 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage manual transmission was eaten up down to the bare metal, starting to eat away at the flywheel and chip the driveshaft because I was not informed in any way that the clutch disc was a wear item and was disappointed when I found out. The clutch disc was faulty, in complete shreds all over the inside of the transmission. I had to clean out the transmission and replace the pressure plate, throw out bearings, Pilot bearings, flywheel and clutch disk. Those are the parts required to do this job. Had I known before hand that my clutch was a wear item I would have taken it to be checked out. It was unfair to me and many other owners of Mitsubishi vehicles who were not informed even via telephone to Mitsubishi motors. I was also lead to believe that it was covered under the power train warranty. Maybe not the worst complaint but an inconvenience and a nuisance none the less.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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