2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

6 Recalls for 2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

Recall Date Component Summary
June 23, 2016 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2002-2007 Lancer, 2004 Lancer Wagon, 2003-2006 Lancer Evolution, 2003-2006 Outlander and 2007-2013 Outlander V-6 vehicles originally sold in, or ever registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. In the affected vehicles, the front lower control arms may detach due to the front cross member corroding from salt water exposure such as from road salt use.

Remedy:

MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front cross members. Depending on the level of existing corrosion, either a sealing/anti-corrosion agent will be applied or the front cross member will be replaced with a new one that has a sealing/anti-corrosion agent applied to it. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began January 2017. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-16-003.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

July 17, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN TRADESONIC COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

TRADESONIC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRADESONIC AT 626-934-8884.

May 8, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN ALFAOTTO COMBINATION HEADLAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

ALFAOTTO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALFAOTTO AT 626-656-2992 OR VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.ALFAOTTO.COM.

March 13, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

CERTAIN ANZO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS WHICH FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

ANZO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ANZO USA AT 909-468-3688.

September 1, 2004 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, ‘OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.’ THE BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH REMOVABLE AIR BAG WARNING LABELS AFFIXED TO THE DASH AND TO THE SUNVISOR DO NOT MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

Remedy:

MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN WILL MAIL A CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION LETTER CONTAINING A WRITTEN DESCRIPTION AND A GRAPHIC OF THE BI-LINGUAL DASHBOARD AIR BAG WARNING LABEL. IN ADDITION, ALL CURRENT 2000-2004 NATIVA OWNERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE REPLACEMENT AIR BAG ALERT LABELS FOR THE SUN VISORS. THIS RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH OR APRIL 2005. THE NOTIFICATION TO THE NATIVA OWNERS IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL OR MAY 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI CARIBBEAN AT 1-787-251-8715.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

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197 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

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Date Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10262329
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10910394
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10969322
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10905681
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10928360
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10928994
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11286324
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258370
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11138804
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11133033
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11100376
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11191525
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11053604
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10822669
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10745685
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10701622
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10659849
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10661840
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10654256
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10536801
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10534780
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10532271
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10511594
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10500998
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10486658
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10486762
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10487995
VISIBILITY/WIPER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10473017
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10475576
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10449247
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10449507
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10448452
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10436402
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10429381
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10417648
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10418080
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10401304
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10400804
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10395695
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10386720
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10378234
STEERING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10378526
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:CHECK VALVE
ODI Number: 10377981
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10375538
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10374962
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10373798
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10368562
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10369162
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10370705
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10370316
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10369244
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10368147
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10362156
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10364390
TIRES
ODI Number: 10362370
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10361525
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10358814
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10358440
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STEERING
ODI Number: 10346248
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10347807
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10342615
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10339956
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10332150
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10333924
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10329851
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10329778
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10329735
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10327368
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10326599
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10322828
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10313826
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10311274
EQUIPMENT | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10307811
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10306047
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10296462
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10295371
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10292892
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10291857
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10289366
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10288967
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10286168
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10284604
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10283610
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10278335
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10264506
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10262329
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10262442
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10262399
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10258285
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10257538
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10251547
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10245039
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10244113
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10240771
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10237314
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10233851
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10223857
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10213507
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10210830
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10213090
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10209806
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10208624
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10209877
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10209146
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10206999
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10207480
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10204253
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10202147
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10199339
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10191347
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10188825
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10189116
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10185726
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10185862
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10185387
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10184871
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10184211
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 10182289
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10178452
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10178686
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10174338
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10173593
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10173051
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10169785
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 10152935
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10150495
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10151780
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10151579
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10146597
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10144089
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10141305
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10118045
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10117626
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10118986
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | CHILD SEAT:TETHER: STRAP/WEBBING | SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10117983
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10115217
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10116138
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10114324
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10110481
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10110399
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10104530
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10098251
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10099601
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10096195
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10089762
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10082174
TIRES
ODI Number: 10079973
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10079724
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10081788
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10075227
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10075188
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10074878
SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10071179
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10073457
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10070623
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
ODI Number: 10062143
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10063730
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10058344
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10061043
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10061033
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10060970
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING
ODI Number: 10058948
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10059395
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10059078
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10055019
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10056282
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10053824
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10051237
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10052636
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10051340
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 10052290
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10047922
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 10050884
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10048620
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10045291
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10047208
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10047031
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10043550
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC) | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10042111
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10041264
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10043308
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10041252
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10042920
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10038787
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10038759
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10039909
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10038182
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10037213
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10037206
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10026125
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10023954
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10019492
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10021462
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10014904
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10014246
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10008250
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10137500
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2 Investigations for 2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

88 Service Alerts for 2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

Date Description
November 1, 2012 020000 SUSPENSION

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November 1, 2012 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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November 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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November 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

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November 1, 2012 140000 AIR BAGS

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December 7, 2012 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

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December 7, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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December 7, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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December 7, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

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December 7, 2012 200000 WHEELS

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August 28, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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August 28, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

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August 28, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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August 28, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

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August 28, 2015 200000 WHEELS

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January 29, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

This Technical Service Bulletin updates the door adjustment procedure in the Body Section of the applicable service manuals.

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November 26, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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July 29, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This TSB contains troubleshooting steps for diagnosis of various customer complaints relating to the audio system speakers in Mitsubishi vehicles equipped with original equipment audio components.

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March 5, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is an index of Tech Talk newsletter articles released in 2012.

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July 22, 2015 020000 SUSPENSION

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July 22, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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July 22, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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July 22, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

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July 22, 2015 220000 SEATS

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March 5, 2013 010000 STEERING

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March 5, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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March 5, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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March 5, 2013 200000 WHEELS

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February 6, 2013 010000 STEERING

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February 6, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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February 6, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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February 6, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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February 6, 2013 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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January 15, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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January 15, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

This is a service newsletter (Tech Talk) that was sent out to dealers.

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July 30, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is a Technical Service Bulletin sent to dealers. This bulletin supersedes TSB-18-00-003, issued April, 2018, to add updated information for Carrying Capacity Reduced Label.

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February 27, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This is a message sent to dealers, to inform them that an update for MEDIC will be available.

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February 26, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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December 1, 2005 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

INSUFFICIENT HEATER PERFORMANCE. *TT

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December 1, 2004 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

ENGINE TIMING BELT TENSIONING PROCEDURE – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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December 1, 2004 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

AIR BAG WARNING LABEL SERVICE CAMPAIGN. *TT

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December 1, 2004 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

SPORT PEDAL INSTALLATION TOOLS. MITSUBISHI. TECH TALK. *TT

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December 1, 2004 181000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

SPORT PEDAL INSTALLATION TOOLS. MITSUBISHI. TECH TALK. *TT

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December 1, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0335 AND/OR P0340 WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON. MITSUBISHI TECH TALK. *TT

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January 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HARD TO START ENGINE. DTC P0340 (AND P0335). COULD BE DUE TO ABNORMAL WEAR TO THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR. *KB

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May 1, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

REPROGRAMMING THE PCM DRIVABILITY OR SENSITIVITY ISSUES CAN BE CORRECTED. *KB

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December 1, 2002 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0181. *TT

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August 1, 2003 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

NORMAL NOISE CHARACTERISTICS. *TT

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July 1, 2003 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

WATER ENTRY INTO VEHICLE INTERIOR. *TT

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July 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

OXYGEN SENSOR HARNESS CORROSION – EMISSIONS RECALL. *TT

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April 1, 2005 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

COLLAPSED UPPER RADIATOR HOSE. MITSUBISHI TECH TALK. *TT

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April 1, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0181 UPDATE. MITSUBISHI TECH TALK. *TT

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February 1, 2005 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BATTERY LOAD TEST RATE CHART – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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April 1, 2007 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

RENOTIFICATION CAMPAIGN. *KB

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October 1, 2005 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

CLUTCH RELEASE BEARING INSTALLATION. *TT

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December 1, 2005 021530 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

REAR LOWER ARM PILLOW BALL BUSHING REPLACEMENT – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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December 1, 2005 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

EMISSIONS RECALL CAMPAIGN – INCORRECT PARAMETERS IN THE PCM SOFTWARE THAT MAY ALLOW A MALFUNCTION IN THE VEHICLE SPEED SENSOR TO GO UNDETECTED BY THE ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD). *TT

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June 1, 2003 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

BRAKE NOISE. 2003 LANCER EVOLUTION. *TT

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June 1, 2003 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

CLUTCH REMOVAL FROM TRANSAXLE. 2003 LANCER EVOLUTION. *TT

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September 1, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

BLOWER HOUSING FILTER. *EH

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July 1, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS. *JG

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December 1, 2005 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

HEATER TEMPERATURE DIAL HARD TO TURN. *TT

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October 1, 2008 017400 STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

MITSUBISHI: A TIE ROD FREE PLAY CHECK HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE APPLICABLE SERVICE MANUALS. *PE

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October 1, 2008 017500 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

MITSUBISHI: A TIE ROD FREE PLAY CHECK HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE APPLICABLE SERVICE MANUALS. *PE

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November 1, 2003 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

NEWLY CONFIGURED 5TH GEAR SYNCHRONIZER SLEEVE FOR 2003 LANCER EVOLUTION MANUAL TRANSMISSION. *PH

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November 1, 2003 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

CLICKING, SQUEALING, OR GROANING NOISE WHEN BRAKING. *PH

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December 1, 2003 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CORRECTED SPECIFIED ENGINE COOLANT – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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December 1, 2003 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0507. *TT

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June 1, 2003 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM INFORMATION UPDATE (2003 MODELS). *TT

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January 1, 2003 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

SPECIAL WIPER PIVOT CAPS (GROMMETS) ONTO THE WIPER PIVOT SHAFTS TO KEEP WATER FROM ENTERING THE BLOWER MOTOR, CAUSING BLOWER MOTOR FAILURE. *TT

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July 1, 2005 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

2-3 SHIFT FLARE. *TT

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April 1, 2005 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

ALTERNATOR FR TERMINAL VOLTAGE – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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August 1, 2002 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BULLETIN REVIEW REGARDING TSB-02-42A-010 – PROVIDES NEW BODY REPAIR INFORMATION TO BE ADDED TO BODY REPAIR MANUAL. *TT

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February 1, 2003 350000 EQUIPMENT

CARBON FIBER SPOILER APPEARANCE CHARACTERISTICS. *TT

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February 1, 2003 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

BREAK-IN DRIVING PRECAUTIONS AND BRAKE NOISE DIAGNOSIS. 2003 LANCER EVOLUTION. *TT

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February 1, 2003 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EVOLUTION TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS. *TT

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May 1, 2005 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

CRUISE CONTROL DIAGNOSIS – SERVICE MANUAL REVISION. *TT

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May 1, 2003 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

BLOWER MOTOR FAILURE. *TT

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May 1, 2003 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

REAR SPOILER (OWNER’S MANUAL ERROR). *TT

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May 1, 2003 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

TRANSAXLE OR TRANSFER CASE REMOVAL. *TT

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May 1, 2003 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

OIL LEAKS – MANUAL TRANSMISSION. *TT

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May 1, 2003 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

TURBO VACUUM METER KIT. *TT

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May 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REPORTED ENGINE OIL LEAKS CAUSED BY THE PROTECTIVE COATING APPLIED DURING MANUFACTURE. *TT

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May 1, 2003 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER LEAKING CONDITION. *TT

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March 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

COOLING FAN CONTROLLER. *KB

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January 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0335 AND/OR P0340 WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON. *TT

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February 1, 2005 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING FOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0300 RANDOM MISFIRE. *TT DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. MITSUBISHI TECH TALK. *TT UPDATE. *TT

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December 1, 2002 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0421. *TT

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2003 MITSUBISHI Lancer

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