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Mitsubishi Outlander repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (11%)

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Mitsubishi Outlander electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (21%)

< $100 (67%)

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Chart based on 52 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

119-horsepower 2.0L I4 Plug-in Hybrid 1-speed automatic AWD

31000 mi Camera front sensor defect. Don’t really know. Very expensive parts. 

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2012 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

42589 mi

US $85
Difficulty starting. Dealer replaced battery under warranty 
57500 mi

US $120
Car still has occasional difficulty starting. No power to starter - Battery replaced again under warranty Still have occasional starting issues. checked battery for "parasitic" drain. No issue found. 

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

17500 mi

US $125
same problem as April 2017.... went into 'limp-home' mode again; same codes; replaced battery w/new & larger size; dealer 60 miles away so need to get CAB-BUS system analyzed to see if that is THE problem [do my own diagnostics, but not correct scanner for this]. 

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

65900 mi

US $400
Compressor had a leak. I took it in a year before that complaining of lack of cooling and dealer said it could find no leak and simply re-charged. Defective compressor discovered after warranty expired and dealer provided new compressor. 

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

38440 mi

C $1100
Done under warranty 

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

56000 mi Fan motor was noisy and had a shaft problem. As it happened, we received a recall for this problem. The dealer fixed it under the recall. We also had an electrical failure with the A/C fan relay. This was fixed under warranty. 

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2011 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT 4WD

48000 mi Wiper motor went bad. 

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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

22700 mi Heater fan regulator went out. Parts ordered. Should be here in about a week. Will need to take back in. 
80000 mi Recall for blower motor. The blower hadn't failed but was making noise and reduced performance at least a year before the recall. So I was happy to see the recall and get a new blower. 
14940 mi A/C compressor change on second trip. Part toke 2 weeks to be receive at dealer. 2 round trip of 230 km was need to solve problem.  
83700 mi

C $65
alternator was change 6 month ago and went vert Noisy. Will be change under live time waranty from autopart. 
105800 mi

C $220
Heater fan was replaced. 
19000 mi Resistor in ventilation system repaired. Crack in windshield repaired. 
31000 mi Turn signal light replaced on warranty. 
48980 mi After starting the car, a lot of alarms flashing in the dash with ths ASC symbol flashing, a beep sound and a electric noise (like a bad contact) under the dash on the left hand side. Dealer replace 5 relays on TSB SC-09-601 on 5 years wrty 

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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

230-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

30000 mi Rear seat dome light stopped working. Dealer replaced light assembly and covered under warranty. 

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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

23000 mi Air conditioning blower fails to start or is delayed when car is started. Problem is intermittent. 
41000 mi AC blower intermittently failed to work. The problem never repeated at the dealer. 

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2010 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT 4WD

78740 mi

A $200
AC not working, Regassed 
50000 mi Map light assembly was bad. Part ordered and had to return. 

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2009 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

38540 mi Bluetooth module was replaced. It kept dropping the paired phones 
53320 mi

C $7
License plate bulb burnt out. 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander

Engine not specified

9920 mi The down arrow for ajusting the glasses didn't work. Change the arrow and works fine 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

turbocharged 154hp 2.3L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual 4WD

7000 mi Could not read built in radio display (notsat-nav)in bright daylight.Mitsubishi HQ UK did nothing to fix problem. It still effects new shape outlanders. Dealer very rude and unhelpful.Mitsubishi HQ UK did not return my calls after 1st year 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

92000 mi

US $105
Battery was replaced due to weak cranking. No issues since replacement. 
120000 mi

US $200
Fan blower and motor was making a grinding noise. Replaced the fan blower motor. Plastic clip for window armature broke and window would no longer go up or down. Bought and replaced the armature for both rear Windows. 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

105400 mi

C $550
Change Starter 
132060 mi

C $30
Replace horns 
3100 mi Head lights were blinking when the heater was cycling. Their was a software update, that the dealer performed. 
28 mi Check engine light on, car won't start and transmission has a kick effect. Replace 4 relays due to building up moisture. Outlander's stock relays for 2008 for canada is not design for cold weather. Dealer replace it and everything is fine. 
33480 mi Replaced an a/c control unit because I could not get consistent heat. 
11160 mi Bluetooth module replaced 
11780 mi Passenger side headlight unit + wiring harness for light replaced due to burnt headlight connection. 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

34000 mi The electrical system completely shut down for about 3 seconds and the car lost power - they have no idea what happened after having my car for 5 days and a $300.00 rental car bill 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT 4WD

98000 mi radio amplifier failed dealer cost to repair $1045.00 Waiting to find a used amp. Found used amp on e-bay from a Mitsubishi Evolution, cost was $100. Repair labor was $138.00 had to remove passenger seat to replace. I edited this repair as I found out how to edit. 

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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

168-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual 4WD

31000 mi defective fan of the airco 

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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

21700 mi Rockford / Fosgate stereo had problems when paying back CD's - the right speakers (front and rear) sounded distorted, as if the cone was blown. Dealership could never fix it. MP3s, line-in and radio sounded fine. 
16740 mi Replaced faulty relay in the engine fuse box as the outlander was not starting. Check suspension for noise lube but the noise is still there and is more lound then ever.  
39160 mi

C $160
Driver seat warmer do not warm up has fast has before 
124000 mi

C $900
Did not start, changed starter. 

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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

28000 mi Replace sirius sat. antenna. 
3100 mi driver's seat moves foeward when braking 
16120 mi Heating only works when car is moving. When stopped in traffic, blows cold air. Replace A/C unit. 
3906 mi

C $30
Had to pay dealer to have the key fob reprogrammed 
43664 mi heater / air fan motor replacement (warranty) 
46142 mi software update to onboard computers. Idle hesitation and headlight diming 
4000 mi Replaced blown fuse for power outlets, scheduled maintainance, oil change 
13000 mi Sirius not working. 
50300 mi

US $400
Replace 2 of the tire pressure sensors 
61000 mi

US $25
Removed low air sensor from 1 wheel 
48800 mi intermittent wiper sporadically does not work on correct timing intervals 
36900 mi Noise (grinding)in drivers side window when window is powered down. Fixed at dealer, grinding was back within 3 days, though not as severe. Have not yet contacted dealer. 

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2007 Mitsubishi Outlander 4-door

4-cylinder manual AWD

76260 mi

$200
oil change, recharged A/C refrigerant 

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2004 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

160-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

47740 mi

C $500
Wiper Motor 

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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

81282 mi RECALL - Cooling fan controller replaced at no cost. 
80000 mi

US $125
recharged a/c 
108000 mi

US $533
Replaced A/C clutch, recharged A/C 
162000 mi

US $4
Replaced left tail lamp 
180000 mi

US $800
New ac clutch 

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