Last post on Jun 29, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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Mitsubishi Outlander, SUV
#41 of 46 Re: Update since visiting dealer [carolfry]
Feb 08, 2009 (5:41 pm)
We've had some below zero weather here lately and I was driving the '07 Outlander. (my wife usually drives it.) I commented that it took forever to warm up and she said it's always been that way.
Even the engine seems to take longer to warm up than it does on my '05 Lincoln and when it's warmed up it still doesn't give great heat.
I'd call it adequate at best.
#42 of 46 Re: Update since visiting dealer [toomanyfumes]
Feb 08, 2009 (6:29 pm)
My daughter is distraught with this problem- and also, when the car idles heat stops working. The top honcho at the dispute center at Mitsubishi told her it was a 'characterisic of the car' and not repairable-- can you believe it????
#43 of 46 Re: Heat is a joke [boddoe]
Feb 13, 2009 (6:56 pm)
I have the same problem with my 07 Outlander which my husband just bought me in June 2008. I live in northern Maine also, took it to the dealer few weeks ago and they made a call to the Mitsubishi hotline. Came back to me saying it was a normal characteristic for the vehicle and to keep switching it from recirculate to defrost which is a pain in the butt and doesn't always work. The thermostat reads correctly, so that isn't the problem. I contacted another Mitsubishi dealer, faxed them my report I got from the 1st dealer and they told me sounds about right and nothing they can do for me either. I am still driving this vehicle but is very frustrating especially when you have a little child in the back seat wrapped in a blanket. I hope someday, someone has a fix for this. My husband stated that if he would have known, he wouldn't have bougth the vehicle.
#44 of 46 Blower Noise
Apr 03, 2009 (7:35 pm)
In my 08 ES when I have the blower on the slower speeds I get a rattling type noise from the blower. Anyone else have this or know what it is? Thanks...
#45 of 46 Re: Blower Noise [bobw1]
Apr 04, 2009 (10:04 am)
Should be quiet, have the dealer look at it.
#46 of 46 Power Steering vs AC noise
Jun 29, 2009 (7:52 pm)
Replaced the power steering pump due to the noise that we thought it was making. New pump, same noise. Now, with the stethescope trick someone says it's the AC. Any ideas what it could be? Some people have said water pump. Some have said the AC clutch or the compressor. Car works fine, gas mileage is the same as it has been. AC does work though if it's on the whine is typically a little louder than when it's off. Totally confused and not wanting to waste anymore money (since I evidently didn't need the power steering pump!).