really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
98,000 miles

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problem #1

Aug 232005

Lancer 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles
Catalytic converter failure due to excessive fuel burning in exhaust manifold. Currently throwing P0421 code. Replaced 1st cat and 2nd cat failure on 8/23/05. See reference tsb 89. Lewisville Mitsubishi in lewisville tx claims so such tsb exists.

- The Colony, TX, USA