Mitsubishi Triton 2010 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mitsubishi Triton 2010 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Our Mitsubishi Triton is blowing black smoke, will the warranty cover the problem?

Answered by CarsGuide 8 Jan 2018

Check the warranty document, which should tell you what is specifically not covered. Normally it’s the consumables that are not covered, that’s things like oil filters, air cleaners, spark plugs, belts, brakes and clutches. Fuel injectors don’t normally fall into the consumable category.

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800,000 cars recalled in two days

800,000 cars recalled in two days

30 Jun 2016 · by Joshua Dowling

Cars are either being built worse -- or companies are getting better at detecting faults.Almost every Mitsubishi model sold in Australia over the past 10 years -- close to 500,000 cars -- and 324,000 ...

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Mitsubishi recalls 3600 Tritons and Challengers

Mitsubishi recalls 3600 Tritons and Challengers

27 Sep 2013 · by Karla Pincott

The safety recall is to fix a fault that could see the powered seats' reclining lever stick in the operating position after use, allowing current to continue to flow to the seat motor. Mitsubishi ...

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Triton GLX-R blows black smoke

Answered by CarsGuide 3 May 2013

You don't say if the engine is a petrol or diesel, but I'm guessing it's a diesel. If that's the case it's likely to be excessive fuel, which could be an injector problem, or a fuel pump issue. Get it to a diesel mechanic, who should be able to sort it out.


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Ask Smithy Xtra Noisy Triton diesel

Answered by CarsGuide 17 May 2011

I’m surprised the dealer didn’t try and sell you a more powerful sound system! You could also check the firewall and make sure there are no gaps or openings that are letting the noise through. If there are seal them. Having made sure all is well there you could get some sound deadening material and apply under the floor covering on the firewall, floor and transmission tunnel.

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Ask Smithy Xtra Mitsu Triton surges when cold

Answered by CarsGuide 5 Apr 2011

It’s a great feeling when having spent many tens of thousands of dollars you get treated badly by the dealer isn’t it. Thankfully it’s not the norm, but it does happen and it shouldn’t. If I were you I would be very angry that I have been sold a car that is faulty and I would demand a replacement car, or my money back if they couldn’t fix it within a reasonable time. A week or two should be enough to come up with a fix; a year or more is ludicrous. You need to stand up for your rights.

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Mitsubishi Triton 2010: premature brake wear

Answered by CarsGuide 8 Mar 2011

While we often get reports of rapid brake wear, but have never had any about the Triton. You’ve obviously seen the pads and say they are not worn or discoloured, so I would be asking the dealer to justify the advice they’ve given you. One possibility is that they are glazed.

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Mitsubishi Triton: E10 fuel

Answered by CarsGuide 19 Oct 2010

Your experience is similar to other owners who have used E10. Even the biofuels people say the engine will lose some smoothness and it will use more fuel, but it really shouldn’t lose power.

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