2002 mitz spyder won't start

Asked by Feb 19, 2016 at 04:24 PM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Had an episode today when I turned the key
nothing happened. No electricity at all. After
checking under the hood it started but lunged from
1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd. What may be

2 Answers


Check your battery connections. They must be clean and tight. Pay special attention to the negative battery cable where it attaches to the frame and motor. These cars do all sorts of weird things with a loose ground connection. These cars are known for ground connection issues. But normally just cleaning and tightening them fixes the issue. But in some cases like with my wife's the grounding(negative) cables had to be replaced.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Thank you. Makes sense. Will have them checked.

Your Answer:

Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
15 Great Deals out of 839 listings starting at $650
Used Ford Mustang
317 Great Deals out of 38,105 listings starting at $1,312
Used Nissan 350Z
24 Great Deals out of 949 listings starting at $3,250
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
43 Great Deals out of 4,355 listings starting at $1,750
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
9 Great Deals out of 414 listings starting at $9,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
233 Great Deals out of 26,932 listings starting at $4,000
Used Mitsubishi Lancer
59 Great Deals out of 2,595 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry Solara
28 Great Deals out of 1,121 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda Civic
462 Great Deals out of 44,740 listings starting at $1,150
Used Audi A4
175 Great Deals out of 9,716 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Corvette
82 Great Deals out of 15,086 listings starting at $3,700

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder For Sale
36 listings starting at $5,795
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder For Sale
17 listings starting at $6,650
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 8 listings starting at $4,977
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder For Sale
34 listings starting at $3,750
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder For Sale
46 listings starting at $3,494

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.