hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
79,667 miles

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problem #3

Feb 012012

Galant 6-cyl

  • 112,000 miles
Instrument panel lights don't come on. Fuses all ok, switches ok, reostat ok. Could be bulbs behind instrument panel - or circuit board. Can't drive at night -can't see the instrument panel. Interior lights ok. Blinker lights ok but won't turn off after making turn. Can't get information from Mitsubishi on what it may be.

- Wellington, FL, USA

problem #2

May 012007

Galant 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles
2002 Mitsubishi Galant 3.0 V6, heater control motor failed after only 5 years of service. Also, speedometer was consistantly 4 mph fas, always has been.

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #1

Jan 252004

Galant 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles
In Dec of 2004 found a problem while the vehicle was under warranty. The problem is when the reading lamp is activated with the vehicle door open a short circuit appears which causes the fuse to blow.

- Rockford, IL, USA