Vehicle Speed Control Problems of Mitsubishi Lancer
Mitsubishi Lancer owners have reported 16 problems associated with vehicle speed control (under the vehicle speed control category).
#1 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved is a 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, the cvt warning lamp illuminated. A significant reduction in the engine power occurred even though the accelerator pedal was being engaged. The vehicle was maneuvered to the side of the road where the engine was turned off. Upon restarting, the vehicle resumed with the same malfunction. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem and the vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 115,000. This vehicle speed control problem happened on Sun., Oct. 13, 2013.
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#2 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer
The car involved was a 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer. As I was driving up the i5 going up the grapevine in CA at 65-70mph my vehicle made a beeping noise and dash showed thermometer that said slow down. I slowed down to 60mph and went into the left lane or (slow lane where semi trucks drive). All of a sudden the car started to slow down more and more until a semi truck got extremely close and had to veer into a faster lane because my car was only going 40mph. I found an exit and exited the freeway. I came to a stop, when it was my turn to go, my car would not accelerate. The car was on and it was in drive but would not move. Fortunately a chp vehicle came along and stopped traffic long enough for my brother and 13 year old nephew to push the vehicle off the road. This was the second time this exact incident occurred in this vehicle. The first time I was with my mother and was on the same freeway, luckily that time we were closer to the exit and were able to get safely to the side of the road. Please investigate this issue because it is extremely unsafe to have these vehicles on the road suddenly slow down in front of semi trucks that are not equipped to stop at short distances. It was 08/06/13 when this vehicle speed control issue happened.
#3 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer
The VIN of the problem Lancer is JMYSRCY2A8_. 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer. Consumer writes in regards to throttle body problems and other failure issues with vehicle. The consumer stated the vehicle broke down and had to be towed to the dealer. They dealer cleaned the map sensor and throttle body and charged the consumer. The consumer stated the vehicle was still under warranty, and he shouldn't have been charged. Mitsubishi stated the consumer would not have to pay for the cleaning, but he would have to pay for the towing charges. The consumer then learned from the dealer, the map sensor problem was a manufacturing defect. The consumer stated he experienced the problem on two other occasion, where the dealer had to send a mechanic out, to clean the map sensor because the vehicle had broke down and would not start. The consumer stated the problem has become worse, where the engine light stayed on 98% of the time and it would take 4-5 times before the vehicle would stop cutting off. The failure date was April 21, 2010.
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#4 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer. The contact stated that while driving 45 mph, she notices that the vehicle was accelerating independently. The contact was able to slow down the vehicle by utilizing the emergency brake. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer and the manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current mileages were 131,883. This issue happened on Friday, June 29, 2012.
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#5 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle is a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer evolution. VIN of the vehicle was JA32W8FV3A_. Plastic accelerator pedal broke off while accelerating. It was Jul. 22, 2010 when this vehicle speed control issue happened.
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#6 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer
The car is a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer evolution. The vehicle involved is a 2008 Mitsubishi evolution x (n/a). The contact stated while driving at 45 mph, he depressed the accelerator pedal and the pedal fractured from the vehicle. The contact stated the stub was still intact and he was able to drive by applying pressure to the stub. The dealer was contacted and they advised that they had not received any complaints similar to his and would not provide any assistance. The vehicle was neither diagnosed nor repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 10,000 and the current mileage was 15,000. This problem occurred on May 14, 2009.
#7 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer
The car was a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer. My Lancer will decelerate while driving. I took the car to the dealership and they said there was a problem with the computer program and that some of their cars, just coming off the trucks had the same problem. They reflashed the computer, this fixed the problem for about 3 months. I was driving the car yesterday when all of a sudden the car started to decelerate. I had the gas pedal to the floor and was going only 20 mph. I called the dealership and they said to flash it again and that would fix the problem. If that does not work we will have to replace the throttle body at $750. 00. This issue happened on 08/15/08.
#8 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle is a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer. The VIN of the problem Lancer is JA3AD29FX4_. I was approaching a street intersection, applying normal braking for a routine stop. When I was about 200 feet from the intersection, the engine accelerated for about two seconds and I had to greatly increase brake pressure to slow the car down. This vehicle speed control problem happened on 08/16/2005.
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#9 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved was a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer. While driving on a local freeway at posted speed, I was approaching a off-ramp and applied a gently push on the brake to transition to the off-ramp. All of the sudden the vehicle accelerator increased its pressure and started to increase the speed of travel. I then attempted to tap on the brake more vigurously with no success. Next attempt was to tap on the accelerator to clear it from being stuck, next I moved the floor mat thinking it might have caught up under the pedal at which point the vehicle continued to accelerate. I had to move the automatic shifter from drive to neutral and back into drive while still applying the brake and then I tapped the throttle pedal a few more times at which point finally cleared the problem and the vehicle performed as normal. Service is being scheduled for this problem. This issue happened on Sunday, December 18, 2005.
#10 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer
The car was a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer. Whenever driving, my vehicle suddenly stops accelerating over 2500 rpm's. When on the highway, it causes my car to drastically slow down, and I am forced to quickly move to the side of the road to avoid a collision. Dealer has replaced the app sensor on the vehicle twice already within several months, and is currently replacing it a third time. Very dangerous when on the highway. It was Wednesday, May 31, 2006 when this vehicle speed control issue occurred.
#11 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved is a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer evolution. The VIN of the car is JA3AH86F13_. My car was/is slow to engage gears when you depress the throttle. The rpms rise approximately 1000, then settle back down and the gear slowly engages. The clutch is pretty much gone and I have less than 20,000 miles on the vehicle. I do not race, track, or abuse my car. It has been properly maintained according to manufacturer recommendations. The clutch will be completely gone very soon and I will not be able to drive a car that is less than 2 years old! the Mitsubishi dealer told me it was't a warrantable item, as did the warranty hotline, therefore I have to pay for the repair. An estimate from them is approximately $1200. This vehicle speed control issue occurred Monday, Nov. 15, 2004.
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#12 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved is a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer. When driving at any speed vehicle revved then stalled. Consumer contacted dealership on two separate occasions, but the problem still occurs. This vehicle speed control issue occurred 02/04/04.
#13 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
The car is a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was JA3AJ26E62_. While applying brakes vehicle accelerated. In order to slow the vehicle down consumer had to engage the vehicle into neutral, and shut the ignition off. The vehicle was taken tot he dealer and put on the diagnostic computer. The technician indicated that no codes were displayed indicating a problem. It was Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2004 when this vehicle speed control issue happened.
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#14 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle was a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer. I purchased my vehicle in 2003 and was happy with it's performance up until September of 2005. On three different occasions I have experienced the car making a funny noise and accelerating on it's own. I took the car to have it serviced and was told by the service repair person that no one had ever reported having a problem of this kind. Since I have had the vehicle repaired I do not feel comfortable driving it. I bought all new tires because I was told that my two front tires were starting to bald. It appears as though the car could be idled too high or something. Since I do not know that much about I have no idea what the problem could be. If Mitsubishi does not know what is wrong with it there would be no way that I would even have a clue. I had my vehicle serviced by Mitsubishi in September 2002. I was told that the vehicle was due for some computer upgrades which may or may not have caused the problem that I experienced with my vehicle. All I can say is that since I have had the car serviced it still feels as though it is accelerating when I am trying to slow down. I am now in the process of trying to pay off the vehicle so that I can trade it in for another make/model. Before this problem arose I had anticipated trading my Lancer in for the new eclipse. I guess that I do not have to tell you that misubishi will be losing me as a customer. My vehicle is a Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2002. This vehicle speed control problem happened on Aug. 30, 2005.
#15 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle having this issue was a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer. Crash was involved with this problem. Vehicle accelerates on it's own. I have informed mitshubishi of the problem however according to mitshubishi they could not reproduce the problem by computer so as far as they were concerned there was no problem. I recently had an accident in the car and of course mitshubishi is trying to wiggle out of it. I guess I have to get killed in their vehicle before anything will be done. All I want is for mitshubishi to take their defective merchandise and give me the money that I have invested in this death trap so that I can purchase another vehicle. I am very sorry that I ever bought this car. It is a serious death trap!!!!!!!. It was Monday, Sep. 18, 2006 when this vehicle speed control issue happened.
#16 - Vehicle Speed Control problem of the 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
The vehicle involved is a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer. The contact was driving approximately 35 mph; approached a traffic stop light. The engine began to rev; and vehicle lunged forward. During braking there was difficulty to stop the vehicle. The authorized dealer was notified of the malfunction. The vehicle has not been repaired at this time. The failure mileage was 137,120. Updated 11/16/10. This vehicle speed control issue occurred Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010.
Other Vehicle Speed Control related problems of Mitsubishi Lancer:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Vehicle Speed Control problems||16|
|Cruise Control problems||4|
|Accelerator Pedal problems||3|
|Car Accelerates On Its Own problems||2|
|Accelerator Stuck problems||2|
|Speed Sensor problems||1|
|Car Slowed Down On Its Own problems||1|