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Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi pajero, glow plugs, sensor light
glow plugs, sensor light, temperature sensor: Simon: I would say that sounds like your problem. You could have the car coded to see what the computer would kick out about that light, could be you need to replace that sensor. You would be surprised how much that sensor would help in starting the car. As...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi repair, mitsubishi diamonte, fuel pumps
mitsubishi diamonte, fuel pumps, pump fuel: Mary: You should have your car coded. What does coding mean? You take your car to a shop, they hook it up to their in house computer and that computer will kick out codes as to what might be weak or bad in your car s system. Your car is the right age for those...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi shogun 3.0 v6 auto, mitsubishi shogun, power steering pump
mitsubishi shogun, power steering pump, potentionally: Ashley, If the noise tends to get higher pitched the faster you go, say lowest when first start and highest by 20 MPH, that may indicate a problem with your alternator or perhaps your transmission. Sometimes a transmission with a lack of fluid or excessively...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi shogun, mitsubishi shogun, nutral
mitsubishi shogun, nutral, excess fuel: John, I know very little about the diesel pajero since it was never sold in the States. But when driving down hill, since everything is shifted towards the front of the car, it may be causing excess fuel flow to get to the engine, which could be causing...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi space runner/wagon, mitsubishi space runner, mitsubishi cars
mitsubishi space runner, mitsubishi cars, own tools: Good Morning Roger: Find your drive belt, which drives the engine, the power steering, alternator, water pump and air conditioning pump. The water pump is on the side of the engine close to the bottom. I have not worked on Mitsubishi Space runner/wagon before....

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi spacewagon, oil seal, best bet
oil seal, best bet, black oil: Roisin: Your spacewagon can not be leaking very much oil if when you check it is still full. My guess would be that it is another seal that is leaking, either the balnace shaft oil seal or the oil pump seal. As they are over by the belts but shoot the leak...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubishi van 92 - 2.4 EFI, cam wheel, mitsubishi engines
cam wheel, mitsubishi engines, cam cam: Steve, Unfortunately, I don t have experience with that engine for that vehicle. But typically on Mitsubishi engines, there is an alignment mark on the cylinder head that the mark on the cam must line up with. But along with the cam being set to the proper...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubshi, vacuum leaks, catalyc converter
vacuum leaks, catalyc converter, bad computer: David: Sounds like either a bad distributor cap or a bad computer. Both of those things control the firing of the cylinders. The computer gets its input from all the sensors through out the engine and then sets things up in the matter for minutes. Have you...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubushi colt, mechanic check, autozone
mechanic check, autozone, fuel pump: Matthew: Hello. Could be you have a relay that is getting hot, so cutting off so that your fuel pump is not getting any fuel. Once it cools down, then it will let you start the car. But then it gets hot again, so you can not start the car. So have your mechanic...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsubushi eclipse, o2 sensor, fuel filter
o2 sensor, fuel filter, transmission fluid: Philippd1: You know the clutch in that car is a hydraulic clutch, so if you can smell something burning, you might have a leak in the hydraulic and there for it is putting the oil into the engine. You need to check to see if the reservoir is loosing fluid(hydraulic...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitsy lancer 89/90, brake fluid reservoir, mitsy
brake fluid reservoir, mitsy, brake pads: Hi Mark, The most common reason for that is low brake fluid. You may also want to check the float in the brake fluid reservoir to insure it s not stuck. This can also indicate a need for new brake pads; I d check those too. If your pads are that worn you...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitz galant, black boxes, autozone
black boxes, autozone, fire wall: Junior: You need to get yourself a repair manual for your car, it should then explain where that computer would be. The computer should be in and around the glove box. But some of these cars it sits in behind the radio. If it is a relay, when you open your...

Mitsubishi Repair: mitzi rvr drivetrain, rear drive shaft, proper lubrication
rear drive shaft, proper lubrication, rear differential: Maurie, I don t the the fuel mileage gain would be worth the time, trouble, and money involved in removing the rear drive shaft. If you were able to removed or disconnet the rear driveshaft from the rear differential, you be able to go from 6kms/ltr to 7kms/ltr....

Mitsubishi Repair: moisture in headlamp, halogen bulbs, mitsubishi carisma
halogen bulbs, mitsubishi carisma, headlamp assembly: John, I believe the Carima uses halogen bulbs that can be removed from the headlamp assembly. You can remove the bulb and either try to let the lamp air out, or use a hair dryer to try to dry out the moisture. I ve found the hair dryer method to be the...

Mitsubishi Repair: montero limited 2002 gear problems, authorized service center, montero
authorized service center, montero, flicker: Hello Sam, I m having difficulty understanding exactly what you re asking. I understand you re having problems with your transmission although I have no idea if it s a manual or automatic (I m guessing manual as you re having difficulty shifting). I m...

Mitsubishi Repair: montero o2 sensor, o2 sensor, oxygen sensors
o2 sensor, oxygen sensors, exhaust work: Brian, I believe Bank 2 represents the side of the exhaust collector where the O2 sensor is located. Your car has 2 oxygen sensors; one before the catalytic converter and one after the cat. converter. Those codes represent a problem with the first O2 sensor....

Mitsubishi Repair: montero rough idle, fuel filter, sr 3
fuel filter, sr 3, timing belt: David, You may having a dying alternator. Weak eletrical components perform extrememly poorly under hot conditions. When your car is in motion, that can help cool your alternator, but while at a stop or idle, the heat builds up and can prevent the alternator...

Mitsubishi Repair: montero sport overheating, mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero
mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero, radiator core: Christian: Are you sure that something is not blocking the radiator core or grille. Because you got to get air moving in and around the radiator for everything to work right. Are you sure the blades are not broken on the fan or cracked. How old is the radiator...

Mitsubishi Repair: montero sport, montero sport, mitsubishi dealership
montero sport, mitsubishi dealership, julin: Julin: How about a Mitsubishi dealership? I would think they could work on your Montero Sport engine. I mean what is a tune up, stark plugs, wires, distributor and rotor. You could get yourself a repair manual for your sport, do it youself. Change the oil,...

Mitsubishi Repair: motor fuse, eclipse gs, radiator fan
eclipse gs, radiator fan, coil pack: No. I hardly ever use resistance as an indicator unless I want to check to see if something is shorted. The secondary side won t cause your fuse to blow, unless it was connected to your primary side, and the resistance is too high for that. I see people...

Mitsubishi Repair: motor mounts removal and install, motor mounts, hayne
motor mounts, hayne, right tools: Chris: Try getting a Chilton repair manual sometimes they have a bit more on such things than a Haynes. But one way to do this would be to take it to a shop, as they have all the things one needs to loose or remove the mounts with holding the engine up with...

Mitsubishi Repair: motor problam, piston rings, mitsubishi eclipse
piston rings, mitsubishi eclipse, head gasket: Matt: Your car falls in the right year for the bad computers. You of course have to know the computer controls everything along with many sensors. But Mitsubishi farmed out the building of their computers to another company that did not build very good ones,...

Mitsubishi Repair: motor replacement, auto salvage yards, core deposit
auto salvage yards, core deposit, salvage: Norma, I would guess you could get a rebuilt engine for around $1800-$2400. And that price all depends on where you get it from, shipping costs, and core deposit. If you re just looking for a used engine, you can all around to various auto salvage yards...

Mitsubishi Repair: motor, auto salvage yard, advanced auto parts
auto salvage yard, advanced auto parts, servo kit: Chris, I believe Mitsubishi refers to that part as the Throttle Idle Speed Control, Servo Kit . It s part number is MD614698. You can get it from the dealership for between $220-$275. The part is also available at Advanced Auto Parts for about $400; which...

Mitsubishi Repair: mtsubishi magna wagon surging problem, new distributor cap, magna wagon
new distributor cap, magna wagon, mitsubishi magna: Karen: Hello. You got a AutoZone close by? As I think you should have your car coded to rule out any sensor or computer problem. AutoZone will code your car for free. Or else it could be a vaccum leak. When you did the distributor cap; you did the rotor too,...

Mitsubishi Repair: N Reg mitsubishi Spacewagon 2l 16v glxi manual, mitsubishi spacewagon, head gasket
mitsubishi spacewagon, head gasket, faulty engine: Danny, This problem could be caused by fuel flooding. When you re driving and the fuel is entering your fuel injectors, not all the fuel is sent through the injectors. All fuel that does not enter the engine from the injectors gets returned to the fuel...

Mitsubishi Repair: Need Help, mitsubish eclipse, fuel delivery system
mitsubish eclipse, fuel delivery system, exhaust gas recirculation: Sang, You should have your intake system and your fuel system checked. For your intake system, check all your intake hoses and make sure there are no cuts or cracks. Replace your air filter if it has not been replaced in the past 12 months. It would be...

Mitsubishi Repair: Need timing belt marks, camshaft sprockets, visual reference
camshaft sprockets, visual reference, timing belt: Randy, I ll assume you are referring to the 2.0L, non-turbo engine. There are 3 timing marks you ll to align before removing and/or installing your belt. There is a timing mark on each of the camshaft sprockets, and there is a third on the crankshaft sprocket....

Mitsubishi Repair: Neutral light flashes when driving, magna wagon, mitsubishi magna
magna wagon, mitsubishi magna, salvage yard: Diego: Look to me that sounds like a lot of money for that sensor. You have a computer, check around and see if you can find that cost. I live in the states and here you can check around for a better cost. But I really don t know about Australian. Look, does...

Mitsubishi Repair: New key programming, mitsubishi dealer, galant
mitsubishi dealer, galant, einar: Einar: Sorry but the only way I know how to program a new key is through a dealership and they are very high on their cost for this. Which really is not fair, I don t think. You might check on line, maybe you could find a company that does that too. But I...

Mitsubishi Repair: Noise from what?, wheel bolts, cv joints
wheel bolts, cv joints, wheel bearings: Belinda: I would have all your motor mounts checked as one might be loose and so the engine is moving just a bit. But also I would have the car s front end check, such a wheel bearings, CV joints inboard and out board ones, make sure all those wheel bolts...

Mitsubishi Repair: Noise from under the car, clutch slave cylinder, worn clutch
clutch slave cylinder, worn clutch, clutch fluid: Gene, That noise you described sounds like it could be a worn clutch release cylinder; also referred to as the clutch slave cylinder. It s typical for these to wear overtime and start to leak. Also, if your mechanic for some reason had to drain and refill...

Mitsubishi Repair: Noise, mitsubishi eclipse, fresh oil
mitsubishi eclipse, fresh oil, oil level: Jordan, You may have a drive belt or idler pulley problem. If you have 60,000 miles or more on your belts, you should have them replaced. Your problem could also be valve noise or lifter noise. This can be caused by lack of engine oil or dirty engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: Noises, brake job, metal tab
brake job, metal tab, brake pads: Trevor, It may be your brake pad wear indicators touching the rotor. As the brake pads wear down, there is a little metal tab that scrapes along the rotor. It s a typically a high-pitched or grinding noise. It does this to indicate to the driver that the...

Mitsubishi Repair: in need of a 97' eclipse gs serpine belt diagram, haynes repair manuals, eclipse gs
haynes repair manuals, eclipse gs, power stearing: Katie: You need to go to a parts store and buy a repair manual for your car, it would have the diagram well picture to know you what you need to know. I like Haynes repair manuals in that they are easier to understand but Chilton is just as good. Oh if you...

Mitsubishi Repair: I need an exhaust manifold for a 1995 Mirage ss, 1.5 engine. do you have it in stock, auto salvage yard, repair questions
auto salvage yard, repair questions, exhaust manifold: Pat, I don t sell any goods or services on this site. This is simply a Q&A forum for Mitsubishi repairs and repair questions. If you re looking for a manifold, call your local dealership for availability and pricing. You can also call any auto salvage...

Mitsubishi Repair: i need help on a 1990 mitsubishi eclipse, vacuum leak, mitsubishi eclipse
vacuum leak, mitsubishi eclipse, vacuum hose: Lori: It could be one of many things, I will send you some of my ideas. But you should put the car into a shop and let them find your problem. I think maybe you might have a bad vacuum hose, as in a leak in one. Or it could be bad EGR valve, purge control...

Mitsubishi Repair: i need to know where is located fuse, amp fuses, amp fuse
amp fuses, amp fuse, light fuse: Marco, I m not as familiar with the multi-purpose fuse box lay out on the later Eclipses, but I know the back-up light fuse is controlled by a 10 amp fuse in the #18 slot of the fuse box under the driverside dashboard. Check your 10 amp fuses in that box...

Mitsubishi Repair: i need to know how much toque pressure each bolt need, mitsubishi galant, mitsubishi engines
mitsubishi galant, mitsubishi engines, torque specs: Ben, I don t know the exact torque specs on your specific engine. For most Mitsubishi engines with aluminum heads, the torque is about 20-25 ft-lbs. You never want to over-torque them because the aluminum heads can crack very easily. Timing belts can...

Mitsubishi Repair: need mitsubishi engine control module, mitsubishi engine, hp auto
mitsubishi engine, hp auto, engine control module: Jack, There are a number of places you can find this ECU. Check each of the following sites for prices and availability: http://www.foreignecurepair.com/ http://www.ecm-ecu-online.com/mitsubishi_part_numbers.html http://www.rebuiltecms4u.com/ http://www.avproecm.com/...

Mitsubishi Repair: need OEM parts, wheel nuts, aluminum wheel
wheel nuts, aluminum wheel, salvage yard: Don, The part number is MB579290. You can go to any Mitsusbishi dealership and get one from the parts department. They are about $2 a piece. You could even call up a local salvage yard, and ask them if they have any lug nuts to match that car. Any Eclipse...

Mitsubishi Repair: negative battery cable, negative battery cable, distributer cap
negative battery cable, distributer cap, mitsubishi galant: Ederlyn: Ok, well your car is new enough that it does not have a distributor cap. So in your car it is mounted on the crankshift its self. You might have to get a shop to change this for you. As it does not sound like an easy place to get to and you said you...

Mitsubishi Repair: new body for my eclipse, mitsubishi eclipse gsx, side fender
mitsubishi eclipse gsx, side fender, mitsubishi eclipse: Tina, If your only problem is a damaged fender on your 90 Eclipse, either get the fender repaired or buy a new fender and have it painted to your color. If you have collision coverage on your insurance, I m sure it would be paid for. Both the Eclipse...

Mitsubishi Repair: new gauges, eclipse gsx, speedometer cable
eclipse gsx, speedometer cable, negative terminal: Tcal420: Right from my repair manual... disconnect the cable from the negative terminal of the battery. Remove the instrument cluster. Lift off the speedometer cable adapter. In the engine compartment, detach the cable fromment from the firewall. Raise the...

Mitsubishi Repair: noise in engine, low oil pressure, oil condition
low oil pressure, oil condition, oil levels: How low was the oil? How long was it driven this way? I am now assuming that the oil is back to it s regular level and the noise is now present? What does the oil pressure guage read? A pinging noise isn t typical of a low oil condition, especially at idle....

Mitsubishi Repair: What's that noise? Help!, engine oil pressure, mitsubishi 3000gt
engine oil pressure, mitsubishi 3000gt, bicycle tire: Ed, The clicking noise from the engine is probably lack of oil getting to the lifters, and they will clack quite loudly when they are not properly lubricated. Because the oil pump is mechanical, it can only move and circulate intime with the speed of the...

Mitsubishi Repair: noise after repair, clutch plates, cambelt
clutch plates, cambelt, diesel engine: Jan: I would take your car to another shop and see what they tell you. But I don t agree with your mechanic, if your car was quiet running before all this work was done it should now too. I wonder if this mechanic did not put something in wrong or else messed...

Mitsubishi Repair: noisy transmission, harmful dirt, major trouble
harmful dirt, major trouble, excessive noise: Hi Francis, First off check to see if the transmission fluid was changed if so ask the person if he/she changed the filter in it,It s always recommended to replace them to keep harmful dirt and debris away from the gears inside the transmission to keep...

Mitsubishi Repair: non start of 95 non turbo eclipse, mitsubishi eclipse, faulty computer
mitsubishi eclipse, faulty computer, cracked head: Crystal: I would look at the computer, are you sure they put the right one in for your car? Here is some ideas my book says to look at. This is a manual for Mitsubishi, which I bought at a parts store. I got into trouble of late for some of my answers and...

Mitsubishi Repair: non-working cigarette lighter & power acc., mitsubishi dealership, montero sport
mitsubishi dealership, montero sport, power outlets: Roscoe: I think I would find a different dealership or write a letter to Mitsubishi about this. I mean your car is not that old. But I would check for shorts, could be you have a wire off someplace. For those things to work, would have to have power getting...

Mitsubishi Repair: O/D, mitsubishi galant, d light
mitsubishi galant, d light, fan belt: Edel, The O/D light indicates your OverDrive setting. It s a function of your transmission to allow your car to travel at highway speeds, but maintaining lower RPMs. It s usually controlled by a button located on your gear shifter. Look for that button...

Mitsubishi Repair: O2 Sensor 1995 Mitsubishi Galant S, mitsubishi galant, modern cars
mitsubishi galant, modern cars, downpipe: Paul, I believe your car has 2 O2 senors. Many modern cars do. There is an upstream and a downstream sensor. You should find out from your mechanic which he found to be bad. One O2 sensor is located on the downpipe before the catalytic converter and the...

Mitsubishi Repair: O2 sensor, o2 sensors, wire colors
o2 sensors, wire colors, universal replacement: Mark: Either you car has two O2 sensors and some do. Or else I would say the parts store did not give you the right part. I would be taking it back to check. Sometimes the person does not put in the right numbers, or else whoever put it on the computer did...

Mitsubishi Repair: O2 sensor, eclipse gs, exhaust pipes
eclipse gs, exhaust pipes, service engine soon light: Jerry, If you were taking your car to a local mechanic, you may want to get a second opinion from a dealership mechanic. If you have been taking it from the dealership, you may want to speak with the service manager and ask why they cannot figure out the...

Mitsubishi Repair: OBD Code Readers/scanners, mitsubishi expo lrv, obd code readers
mitsubishi expo lrv, obd code readers, reader scanner: Paul: You can check at Sears they do sell code reader/scanner for cars. But your car might be to old for something like that, so you might have to buy a repair manual at any parts store; you would need that to know the right readings and a voltmeter then check...

Mitsubishi Repair: ODM Light Blew Out, camshaft sensor, iono
camshaft sensor, iono, camshaft: Nathan: You know that when you worry to much well then you could end up with a lot of grey hair. I know I have 7 children. Don t want that now, do you? :o) I would say it is your weak motor mounts causing your problems. As well as the kind of roads you drive...

Mitsubishi Repair: NO OIL PRESSURE, piston heads, mitsubishi eclipse
piston heads, mitsubishi eclipse, oil pump: Lynn, I m assuming your timing belt broke while the enging was running. Since your timing belt broke, there is a good chance one or more of your valves may have gotten bent. Also, your piston heads could have warped if they hit hard enough against the valves....

Mitsubishi Repair: OIL SEEP, valve cover gasket, dye test
valve cover gasket, dye test, oil leak: Christopher, It s not uncommon for a valve cover gasket to start leaking around 100,000 miles. Replacing it is relatively easy and inexpensive for most any mechanic. I would also recommend they do a dye test to see if they can confirm where the oil is leaking...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Change, mile oil change, oil change interval
mile oil change, oil change interval, internal engine components: Jack, I ve put in hours and hours of research on engine oils for the past several years. The days are pretty much over for the routine 3,000 mile oil change. Newer engines, new motor oils, and newer oil filters all allow you to safely drive your car well...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Change, oem oil filter, mitsubishi mighty max
oem oil filter, mitsubishi mighty max, 2 quarts: Bruce, The exact oil capacity that Mitsubishi provides when using a new OEM oil filter is 4.2 quarts. So, you should be safe with between 4 - 4 & 1/3 quarts. Also, the recommended original oil weight is 20W-40. But if that s not available, you can use...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Leak, valve cover gasket, gasket seal
valve cover gasket, gasket seal, head gasket: Morgan: Did you let the shop know that replaced your head gasket that you still had the oil leak? As I would go back to them about this, but I am thinking if the oil is getting on your alternator that your valve cover gasket is leaking. I have that same problem...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Leak, leak oil, oil leak
leak oil, oil leak, oil pan: Khan: I would have the gasket of the oil pan checked it might be weak and starts to leak once the oil gets old. Or older. The other place you could check is the valve cover gaskets too. They do get weak and with time must be replaced. Could be whoever is changing...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Leak, valve cover gasket, crankshaft seal
valve cover gasket, crankshaft seal, crank case: Shaun, It is possible the leak is occuring due to a warped head gasket, worn valve cover gasket, worn dipstick tube o-ring or dipstick itself, or even the front crank seal. It s also possible that the gasket between the front case and the block is leaking....

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Light comes on at idle, 2001 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi mirage
2001 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi mirage, weight oil: John: What weight oil are you putting your car? Do you change it yourself or have a shop do it. To save a bit of money most oil changing places as well as shops have gone to 5W30 weight. For some cars this works just fine but for others it is to light weight....

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil leak, mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership
mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership, intensive job: Matt, I m not sure if it s a plug, and I m not familiar with any particular plug between the engine and the tranny. But I believe your problem is a leaky rear main (crank) seal. That s simply a rubber seal that goes between the engine and the tranny and...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil leaks after running., oil pressure sending unit, oil leaks
oil pressure sending unit, oil leaks, eclipse gs: Joe: Could be your need to replace the crankshaft front oil seal, oil pressure sending unit is leaking, cylinder heat(valve) covers leaking. It could be one of those things. All would cause the car to leak once the engine warmed out and so got the oil moving....

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Pump, rod bearings, agressiveness
rod bearings, agressiveness, weight oil: Cezar:On the oil question I would say in viscosity. I did a write up on oil, the viscosity and weight in college. But that sure does not make me know all; about oil and oil pumps. I would say with your friend Jimmy, if he had his 4G63 Evo overhauled by an...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil pressure, weight oil, oil light
weight oil, oil light, car work: Brittney: Yes, I remember you and wondered what happen with you. If there is white smoke coming out of the exhaust then that would be a sign of a weak head gasket. In that the oil is now mixing with the water in the engine so the car is burning that mix which...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil pressure light flickering 98 galant, weight oil, car idles
weight oil, car idles, older cars: Lucy: When the car is just idling it is not causing the oil pump to work all that hard. The car is just sitting there running, but not pulling a load. But then you put it into gear and take off, then the oil pump has to work harder and so then is when it will...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Spill, mitsubishi galant, oil spill
mitsubishi galant, oil spill, exhaust manifold: Pablo: I would say the valve covers gaskets needs to be replaced, take the car to a shop and get them to do this. Keep an eye on the car s oil and if it needs some, add. But other wise get those gaskets replaced. Don t put it off, other wise it could get hot...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil in spark plug on '97 Eclipse Spyder, eclipse spyder, oil additives
eclipse spyder, oil additives, piston ring: Jay: Good question which I have no answer to. As long as you say the car is running fine with no problems. Then I would go ahead and just head out. Keep an eye on the oil to see if the car starts to use a lot. But other wise I would just jump in the car, kind...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oil Type and Coolant Level, radiator coolant, coolant level
radiator coolant, coolant level, coolant system: Mike, If the engine oil you re using appears to be working properly, than stick with it. High Mileage engine oils usually have special seal conditioners to prevent internal oil leaks. Most engine oils do have some sort of detergents. If your engine was...

Mitsubishi Repair: Only Starts in Neutral, mitsubishi galant, old hope
mitsubishi galant, old hope, galant: David: I would have the car coded to rule out any problem with the computer or a sensor. Then I would have the transmission switch checked, the one that controls what the transmission has to be in for you to start the car. I would say there is a bad switch...

Mitsubishi Repair: Outlander 2003 recall complete still overheats, fan motor, autozone
fan motor, autozone, fan motors: KN: Yes that recall should have fixed the problem, but of course the dealership had to do that all for free and so this is their way of getting some of the missed money back. If you got an AutoZone close by, go into there and have them code your car for free....

Mitsubishi Repair: Outlander,suspension., awd vehicles, uneven pavement
awd vehicles, uneven pavement, mitsubishi models: Yvan, Unfortunately, there probably is not much you can do. SUVs are built in the assumption that they will be driven on paved roads. Even though it s an AWD vehicle, that s actually far different from a 4x4 (4WD). Without getting into the technical side,...

Mitsubishi Repair: Outside temp sensor, degree c, fuse
degree c, fuse, gauge: Craig: You need to get a new gauge or have that sensor checked, it might be bad so needing replaced.. Or check the fuse that runs that, it might be bad. But for a 1995 model that has years on it so it might just need a new gauge and or sensor. Hope this helps...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overdrive Problem 1991 Mitsibishi Galant 2.0 FI SOHC Automatic Transmission, mitsibishi, transmission shop
mitsibishi, transmission shop, transmission problem: Dom, It s possible you have a problem with the TCU, but I d suspect some other internal transmission problem. You may be looking at a transmission rebuild or replacement. Have a transmission shop inspect it for a better diagnosis and their opinion on how...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overdrive not working, automatic transaxle, control switch
automatic transaxle, control switch, transaxle: Chance:Does this car have an automatic transaxle or is does it have a clutch? M problems with answering your question. When you say you have done everything you know to fix that, again I have no idea how much you know. Do you have a repair manual for your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overflow of petrol, mitsubishi galant, nissan march
mitsubishi galant, nissan march, mitsubishi dealer: Adrian: After reading in my book, it says that the injection uses timed impulses to inject the fuel directly into the intake ports of each cylinder. The injectors are controlled by the Electronic Control Module(ECM); your computer. I do not think it was fixed...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheat, coolant system, mitsubishi eclipse
coolant system, mitsubishi eclipse, radiator cap: Scott, Most overheating problems are caused by failing thermostats. I would recommend replacing the thermostat, radiator cap, and draining your entire coolant system. Be sure to empty out your overflow bottle as well. Then refill the system with the standard...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheated Mitsubishi 2.0, crazy question, thermostate
crazy question, thermostate, gear oil: You re right on restricts the fluid flowin but that isn t always the case,It restricts it when the fluid is cold so the engine can warm up and the oil can lubricate the cylinder walls and then it kicks in at a certain temperature.It s only worth replacing...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheated. Trouble starting now., spark plug wires, mitsubishi eclipse
spark plug wires, mitsubishi eclipse, head gasket: Erik, You need to have a mechanic do a compression test on your engine. It s possible your head gasket has warped and your compression is too low to keep your engine from running as it should. If your mechanic is close, and you have plenty of coolant in...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheated / Won't Start Now, blown head gasket, worst case scenario
blown head gasket, worst case scenario, eclipse gs: Rita, A blown head gasket will prevent the car from running or starting. Without a full seated gasket, the engine will not have enough compression to be able to fire the spark plugs. Replacing the head gasket is a very lengthy and expensive job, if you...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating, radiator cap, mitsubishi mirage
radiator cap, mitsubishi mirage, radiator fan: Oscar, It s possible your radiator is no longer working efficiently. Remove your radiator fan and your A/C cooling fan from your car (there should only be a couple bolts and eletrical harnesses to remove). With the fans out, you will be able to inspect...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating, magna wagon, mitsubishi magna
magna wagon, mitsubishi magna, coolant level: Stanley, Check to see if your radiator fans come on when the engine temp gets high. Also see if they come on when you turn on your A/C (if so equipped). Four common causes for overheating are insufficient coolant level, improper coolant mixture, stuck thermostat,...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating- 2000 Mits Galant DE, radiator core, radiator cap
radiator core, radiator cap, aircon: Dojie: Got some things to check, first I would check your water pump it could be weak, when you put the air conitioner on, it makes the water pump work to harder and so your car heats. Have you checked the water/antifreeze level, that could be low. Radiator...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating Problem, temperature gauge, oil pumps
temperature gauge, oil pumps, hot weather: Larry, If, 5 years ago when your radiator was damaged, your engine overheated, that may have warped your engine head. But I would get a second opinion on the warped head (cover). The noise you re hearing may be your water pump or your oil pump. Oil pumps...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating problem, mitsubishi eclipse gs, radiator hoses
mitsubishi eclipse gs, radiator hoses, coolant levels: Marcos, One of the most common causes for overheating is dirty and inadequate coolant levels. If you let your engine cool down, twist off the radiator cap. If you squeeze the upper radiator hose and it feels empty and you do not see any coolant by the mouth...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating problem, water coolant, coolant system
water coolant, coolant system, head gasket: Wayne, Sometimes after major engine work has been performed, the head bolts can work their way loose, which can allow some water to enter the combustion chamber and burn off in your exhaust. You may want to have someone follow you as you drive on the highway...

Mitsubishi Repair: Overheating, haynes book, radiator cap
haynes book, radiator cap, cap water: Hi Ireneo if you like to e-mail me so i can look up your problem so we can get it fixed right and also going over the haynes book manual as well, flamingflames24@juno.com also is your transmission auto or manual so i will need to know this to do a search...

Mitsubishi Repair: I OWN A 1994 ECLIPSE GS DOHC..., stepper motor, air leaks
stepper motor, air leaks, eclipse gs: John, This sounds like a problem with your Idle Speed Control (ISC) stepper motor. This component controls the amount of air that bypasses the throttle plate when the it is closed (i.e. when you take your foot off the gas peddle). The ISC will regulate...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oxygen Sensor Location, dual overhead cam, mitsubishi diamante
dual overhead cam, mitsubishi diamante, oxygen sensors: All 4 of the sensors are in the exhaust. The Bank 2 refers to the bank of the engine that does NOT contain #1 cylinder, in your case, #1 is rear bank against the firewall. Bank 2 is therefor is the front against the radiator. The next part Sensor 1 indicates...

Mitsubishi Repair: Oxygen sensor Eclipse, o2 sensor, mitsubishi eclipse
o2 sensor, mitsubishi eclipse, oxygen sensor: Gail, The downstream O2 sensor is located on/just after your catalytic converter. There is a special socket used to remove the O2 sensor. You could remove it without the socket, but it won t be easy. If you have an AutoZone in your area, they can loan...

Mitsubishi Repair: o-rings leaking on airconditioning, jenny jenny, o rings
jenny jenny, o rings, mitsuishi: Jenny, If your mechanic saw that the proper sized o-rings did not help, they should have stopped wasting time with oversized o-rings and replaced the tubing immediately. I ve replaced A/C components with o-rings I bought at my local hardware store, so your...

Mitsubishi Repair: odometer, rpm, gas & temp gauges not working, worst case scenario, 2000 mitsubishi mirage
worst case scenario, 2000 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi mirage: Edwin, This does sound like an electrical problem. The issue may be with the power that feeds into the gauge cluster. There may be a weak connection, and as components heat up, they build up resistance. If the resistance gets high enough, it can cut the...

Mitsubishi Repair: oi mitsu mirage es oil leak, 2 quarts, many cars
2 quarts, many cars, oil pan: Alan: Did you have the oil changed a bit ago or maybe just before your trip? If at the shop you go to, the person changing the oil was doing to many cars and jobs; he or she might have forgot to tighten something down. Such as the oil pan bolt or the maybe...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil on #1 spark plug, valve cover gasket, gasket material
valve cover gasket, gasket material, oil pools: Rich, I think you are on the right track. Over time, the plug seals harden and do not provide a good seal. Oil can leak down into the spark plug well and pool up. When enough oil pools, it can soak your plug. That will foul your plug and cause occasional...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil change, mitsubishi eclipse gt, 4 quarts
mitsubishi eclipse gt, 4 quarts, mitsubishi eclipse: Bryan, Your owners manual should tell you the exact amount of oil that you need. But if you do not have that as a reference, I believe your car takes about 5 quarts when installing a new filter. But if you want to be sure exactly how much your car needs...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil cooler, hayden oil cooler, hose ends
hayden oil cooler, hose ends, medium duty: Jared, I don t have a site that sells any items. This forum is for Mitsubishi questions. If your question is in regards to a Hayden oil cooler fitting on a Mitsubishi, it would depend on the model. Both the 457 and the 459 will work on most Eclipses. But...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak, oil pressure sending unit, pan gasket
oil pressure sending unit, pan gasket, montero sport: Lisa: Where is the oil coming from? Do you see it when you park the car for the night and it is under the car? When is the last time you had the oil changed? Because could be whoever changed the oil did not get the oil pan bolt tight. Or else it could be oil...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak, mitsibushi, oil leak
mitsibushi, oil leak, oil pan: Ruth: This will only be a problem if you forget to keep checking the engine oil. How much oil is the car loosing? Could be when you had the oil changed whoever did the work did not get the oil pan nut back on tight and so you should get the car into a shop...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak, haynes repair manual, oil seals
haynes repair manual, oil seals, drive shaft: Landon: My question would be how old is your transmission fluid? Are you sure this oil is engine oil, or could it be transmission fluid? Then the oil filter could be on wrong and so the car is blowing oil out it. Or your oil pan could have a small hole in...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak, drive shaft, bottom middle
drive shaft, bottom middle, thin piece: Landon, The leak is probably coming from a worn front case oil seal. Also called the crank seal. These often wear out over time, and when they do, your oil leak can be quick significant. In order to replace it, a mechanic will need to remove the timing...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak under the engine, mitsubishi eclipse gs, valve cover gasket
mitsubishi eclipse gs, valve cover gasket, 1997 mitsubishi eclipse gs: Darryl, Oil in the spark plug chamber can mean worn out and stiff valve cover gasket seals. If you replaced the valve cover gasket seals and torqued all the bolts to spec, but it still leaks, your problem may be a warped or even cracked head gasket. Oil...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leak, pan gasket, eagle summit
pan gasket, eagle summit, rear seal: Johnny, I would guess it is the rear seal. When seals start to go bad, they can leak intermittently. The seal probably has a hard spot on it, and could be twisting in its seat. This movement can cause sporadic leaking. It s possible you have a leaky oil...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil leakage, valve cover gasket, head gasket
valve cover gasket, head gasket, oil leakage: Jon, Many things can cause an oil leak when something like a head gasket is replaced because you need to disassemble so much of your engine to get to it. The dip stick theory is possible, but I would recommend that you clean around your engine very well,...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil light, light flickers, weight oil
light flickers, weight oil, oil light: Rory: What is the weight of oil you are running in your engine? If you tried a heavier weight oil it might help. Most places that change oil these days, put in 5W30 but some cars work better on 10W30. You have to watch these places because they want to put...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil light, oil pressure switch, mitsubishi gallant
oil pressure switch, mitsubishi gallant, light flickers: John, The oil pressure switch is most likely located on the oil filter bracket or oil pump. A flickering oil light usually indicates a lack of oil. Check your oil level and add more if you re low. Also keep an eye on your engine temperature. If you have...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil pressure gauge stop working, oil pressure gauge, oil gauge
oil pressure gauge, oil gauge, reed switch: Cleo, Make sure the sending unit is properly tightened into the oil filter bracket. Also be sure the small wire that connects to the sending unit is attached is making good contact. If all your connections check out ok, but your oil gauge still does...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil pressure light comes on, oil gauge, fuse box
oil gauge, fuse box, oil plug: Bill, Sounds like you did everything correctly. This might be an eletrical problem. Be sure you have the wire going to the pressure sensor and the wire going to the gauge sending unit are attached properly. If you have the factory service manual, it will...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil pressure light, mitsubishi dealer, oil sending unit
mitsubishi dealer, oil sending unit, dealer ship: Well Bob, I recommend that you take it back to where you bought it because most dealers give you 30 day warranty. If not the Misubishi dealer ship should still honor things like that. If not this could be that your oil pressure sensor(unit) is faulty. Or your...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil pressure switch, engine oil pressure, mitsubishi dealership
engine oil pressure, mitsubishi dealership, time constraints: Steve, First off, your VIN starts with the number 4 ;-) Your engine oil pressure switch should simply screw into your oil filter bracket (the brack the oil filter screws into) and it points towards the front of the car. There is a single eletrical cable...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil sending switch 2000 galant 4 cyl, weight oil, oil sending unit
weight oil, oil sending unit, oil levels: Michele: Your boyfriend might be right, but first what kind of oil do you have in your car? Did you just get an oil change? Most places now days put in 5W30 weight oil in cars. Some cars handle this ok, others does not. So try putting in a heavier weight oil...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil sending unit, oil sending unit, pain in the butt
oil sending unit, pain in the butt, garage tools: Jim: Another simple answer no, it is on the front of the engine block near the oil filter. But then changing it is only half the problem as you have to remove other things to get at it and then put it back. Got a repair manual for your car? Got a garage, tools,...

Mitsubishi Repair: oil stick, oil level gauge, auto salvage yards
oil level gauge, auto salvage yards, rubber gasket: Emmet, The quickest and easiest way to get another dip stick is to order one from your dealership. Just go to the parts department and ask for a new dip stick (though Mitsubishi refers to it as an engine oil level gauge ). The part number is MD135106....

Mitsubishi Repair: oil, valve cover gasket, mitsubishi galant
valve cover gasket, mitsubishi galant, battery radio: Lee, Oil in the spark plug hole usually indicates a worn valve cover gasket. It s not uncommon for those to need replacing. There is a main gasket that goes all around the valve cover, and each spark plug hole has its own gasket as well. Oil can seep past...

Mitsubishi Repair: oilpump balanceshaft rear bearing, galants, happy new year
galants, happy new year, looseness: David: Are you doing this work with no repair manual? I don t do a lot of work on Galants, so I am sorry. But I would go going out and buying a repair manual for this car. Most parts stores have them and they will walk you through all kinds of problems, even...

Mitsubishi Repair: oily plugs, valve stem seals, spark plug wires
valve stem seals, spark plug wires, valve cover gasket: Ron, If the plug wire is not connected into the spark plug, the piston will not fire. Though the piston is not moving, the oil pump is still pushing oil throughout the engine. It doesn t know your #4 piston is not moving, so it s still thinking it needs...

Mitsubishi Repair: orange light that looks like radiator, windshield wiper fluid, mitsubishi eclipse
windshield wiper fluid, mitsubishi eclipse, orange light: Anthony, I believe that orange light you re referring to is with your overflow tank sensor. Check your overflow tank; located next to your air filter. Check the fluid level in it. If it s low, fill it to the appropriate level. I believe the sensor...

Mitsubishi Repair: overdrive, overdrive switch, transmission shop
overdrive switch, transmission shop, switch controls: Justin, The solenoid that the overdrive switch controls may not be activating, so it will not let the transmission fully engage into 4th gear. I don t know what was done when your transmission was removed, so I can t comment on any work that may have been...

Mitsubishi Repair: overheating, radiator cap, head gasket
radiator cap, head gasket, waterpump: Christina: Sounds like the head gasket is weak and could have popped. I would have the shop where ever the car went to, to check that. Also do a engine pressure check, that would show a lot too. But also check the radiator cap, it has to be the right one for...

Mitsubishi Repair: overheating, dash board, transmission fluid
dash board, transmission fluid, annika: Annika: I would check the transmission fluid to see where it is, level wise, color is it pink in color or mixed with brown or all brown. Then have the fluid, filter replaced and put in some conditioner for transmissions in with that change. If the gear box...

Mitsubishi Repair: overheating/non-functioning radiator fans, 2003 mitsubishi outlander, mitsubishi outlander
2003 mitsubishi outlander, mitsubishi outlander, radiator fans: James: First off I maybe should have let this question go, as I mostly work on older models. But still I did check my repair manual and it talks about that the fans are controlled by a fan motor relay, which is to be in a black box up by the firewall. If the...

Mitsubishi Repair: overheating,waterpump and timing, crankshaft pulley, worst case scenario
crankshaft pulley, worst case scenario, interference engine: Mel, The Magna was not a model sold in the US, so I have little information about it. But if it s like most other Mitsubishis, it uses an interference engine. That means that the cylinders can occupy the same area as the valves. The only thing keeping...

Mitsubishi Repair: overheating, coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor
coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor, engine coolant temperature: Luis, There are a few things that cause overheating. Here is a list of the most common causes: 1. Stuck thermostat 2. Inadequate amount of coolant 3. Malfunctioning engine coolant temperature sensor (near the thermostat) 4. Malfunctioning coolant thermosensor...

Mitsubishi Repair: oxygen sensor, oxygen sensors, oxygen sensor
oxygen sensors, oxygen sensor, newer cars: Rich: Hello would love to help you. But every car is different, some have one and others have two or more. You need to go to a parts store, buy a repair manual for your car and they cost around $20.00. If you can not find that manual then go to your library...

Mitsubishi Repair: oxygen sensor, mitsubishi mirage, oxygen sensor
mitsubishi mirage, oxygen sensor, poor fuel: Michelle, Sputtering and stalling is typically caused by poor spark and/or poor fuel supply. You may want to have a tune-up performed. This would include replacing the spark plugs, plug wires, distributor cap, ditributor rotor, air filter, fuel filter,...

Mitsubishi Repair: oxygen sensors, mitsubishi diamante, 2001 mitsubishi diamante
mitsubishi diamante, 2001 mitsubishi diamante, oxygen sensors: Peter: When you open the hood of your car, standing there. Look to your left and that would be left front, look to your right, that would right front. Rear left is the rear of the engine, left front would be the front of the engine. Or you could put your car...

Mitsubishi Repair: P0300 Random/Multiple Misfire, mitsubishi lancer evo 8, lancer evo 8
mitsubishi lancer evo 8, lancer evo 8, mitsubishi lancer evo: Try resetting the computer yourself by leaving disconnected from battery for at least 30 min! Then see if it comes on! You might want to buy a OBD2 reader from auto zone to troobleshoot your codes and see exactlly what your computer is saying!!! But if your...

Mitsubishi Repair: P0505 - idle control system malfunction - Check engine, vacuum hoses, mitsubishi galant
vacuum hoses, mitsubishi galant, mechanic check: Hardik, There is a special component connected to your throttle body which regulates the idle speed. It s called the Idle Speed Controller (ISC). It s responsible for maintaining a constant idle speed when your foot is off the gas pedal. If the ISC is bad,...

Mitsubishi Repair: P1500 code on 96 eclipse gsx, eclipse gsx, mitsubishi dealer
eclipse gsx, mitsubishi dealer, engine control module: David, There is either an open circuit in the generator fr terminal circuit or your engine control module has failed. You may want to take it to a Mitsubishi dealer and let them look at it. Check the control module (ECM) and see if there is any damage. Older...

Mitsubishi Repair: Paint color / code, eclipse gsx, paint code
eclipse gsx, paint code, vin number: Stan, You can find the color code for your car if you look under the hood, on the code plate, attached to the dirvers side of the firewall. The Color trim code can be found on this plate. From that, you can cross-reference on the Paintscratch.com site as...

Mitsubishi Repair: Steering wheel vibration, wheel vibration, wheel alignment
wheel vibration, wheel alignment, ball joints: Tony, Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish. You shouldn t need to see the dealer for this problem. It sounds like your tires need to be balanced. A vibrating steering wheel usually means the the front tires need to be balanced. If you noticed...

Mitsubishi Repair: Parking Brake Problems?, brake light switch, montero sport
brake light switch, montero sport, brake shoes: Jennifer: When is the last time you people had those brakes checked. Sounds like to me that you have a bad brake shoes or it has burned away to the point you are beating up the rotor. Ask your husband if he wants to spend all that money on a new rotor or how...

Mitsubishi Repair: Parking/neutral switch, mitsubishi galant, wal mart stores
mitsubishi galant, wal mart stores, voltmeter: Sebastian: Hello. I would say if the lights are ok and no fuses are bad. Then you have a bad switch. You could go to any parts store, buy yourself a repair manual for your car. I use Haynes and in that manual were will be a good wiring diagram. It will show...

Mitsubishi Repair: Parts, conquest starion, mass air flow sensor
conquest starion, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow: Pat, Here s a site I came across in my serach for Conquest/Starion parts: http://www.racetep.com/dod_mit.html Finding a stock replacement for your MAF sensor will be tougher. Usually, those are only available from a dealership, auto ssalvage yard, or...

Mitsubishi Repair: Parts for 1999 Mitsubishi Galant, auto salvage yard, mitsubishi galant
auto salvage yard, mitsubishi galant, turnaround time: Tommy, You ll find your cheapest wheel covers on ebay. But the availability may be limited. You can call any auto salvage yard in your area, and ask if they have wheel covers that will match car. Then, you can just go a pick them up. Prices are good there...

Mitsubishi Repair: Parts price, mitsubishi gt3000, mitsubishi cars
mitsubishi gt3000, mitsubishi cars, mitsubishi vehicles: Vensa, I can t really give you a price quote, because they can vary depending on the distributor of the part. I know a new OEM ECU from the dealership is approximately $1053 USD. But here are a few places that sell remanufacturer ECUs for Mitsubishi vehicles....

Mitsubishi Repair: Parts, eclipse performance, turbo models
eclipse performance, turbo models, performance mods: Andy, The 1.8L Eclipse does not have too many performance items available. Most are reserved for 2.0L non-turbo, and especially the turbo models. But there are a number sites you can check out: http://www.dsmparts.com http://www.machv.com http://www.dsmtuners.com...

Mitsubishi Repair: Passenger Headlight, mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero
mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero, montero sport: April: To remove the bulb to replace it, you open the hood of the car and look in behind the lights, there will be covers you will have to remove, you will have to unplug or remove pieces that keep the weather out of the space where the bulb goes. In those...

Mitsubishi Repair: Passenger headlight low/high, low beams, eclipse gs
low beams, eclipse gs, low beam: Jeremy: First off even if you asked the question before, not to worry. I am here to answer questions and I will just answer it again. lol. No I don t remember you asking this before. Sounds like relay might be out or else you could have short someplace. Anyway...

Mitsubishi Repair: Passenger window go down but not back up, window switch, galant
window switch, galant, good luck: Daniele: The window might be off the track, does the motor make any noises when you hit the switch. As does it try to raise the window? If not then your switch might be bad. It is always easier for something to go down, then up. But I think you need to check...

Mitsubishi Repair: Peculiar Idle problem, vacuum leak, bad traffic
vacuum leak, bad traffic, nasty remarks: Mark: Again right out of my repair manual, well sorry but I have been getting so many nasty remarks back from people and if I answer the question it comes from my repair manual. So with that thought, my manual says that sounds like a vacuum leak, leaking EGR...

Mitsubishi Repair: Performance., cold air intake, turbo model
cold air intake, turbo model, auto tranny: Robert, First and foremost, before you consider racing your car, make sure all maintenance taken care of. There should be no leaks, squeaks, or wobbles. All critical items like tires, suspension, transmission, and braking system must be at 100% operability....

Mitsubishi Repair: Pinin 2.0 GDI, throttle cable, rpm
throttle cable, rpm, good luck: Reg, That is not a vehicle I am familiar with. It was mostly sold in the UK and not available in the States. But your problem is probably just an ignition timing issue. Have your idle adjusted and timing checked and set properly and that should bring your...

Mitsubishi Repair: PLEASE!!!, mitsubishi eclipse, ac compressor
mitsubishi eclipse, ac compressor, c lines: Matthew, I would highly recommend you get a service manual for your car. Both Haynes and Chiltons make a service manual that can help with the installation. They are usually available at any major auto store. Replacing the belts are easy. It s the compressor...

Mitsubishi Repair: Please help! My steering got stiffed!, power steering fluid, power steering pump
power steering fluid, power steering pump, fluid reservoir: Benito, It sounds like your power steering pump is not operating properly. Check your belt on your power steering pump. Your power steering pump is connected by a hose to your power steering fluid reservoir. If you don t see your the power steering belt...

Mitsubishi Repair: Plymouth Colt Vista Transmission, plymouth colt, colt vista
plymouth colt, colt vista, linda bill: Bill: Does not sound good to me. You did not say how many miles is on the car but being it is a 1993 I would guess a lot. When out on the highway did you by any chance hear a knocking noise before it stopped working? If so then the whole thing will have to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Plymouth Laser 2.0ltr twin cam timing belt, plymouth laser, cam timing
plymouth laser, cam timing, laser 2: Darryll: Love to help you but this would just be a guess on my part. I mean it is really up to what was happening to the engine when the timing belt went as well as the miles on that engine. I mean where you zipping down the road at highway speeds? Running...

Mitsubishi Repair: Plymouth laser water pump, gasket material, wooden mallet
gasket material, wooden mallet, steel hammer: Chris, With the 4 bolts removed, the water pump should be able to come off. Sometimes the the gasket material and sealant can cause it to stick on there pretty tight. I d recommend giving it a few sharp taps with a rubber or wooden mallet to break it free....

Mitsubishi Repair: POWER UNIT?, power transitor, mitsubishis
power transitor, mitsubishis, electrical device: Tommy, The Power Transitor Unit (PTU) is responisble for suppling then removing current to each of the ignition coil primary circuits. Its timing is regulated by your car s computer (ECU). Off hand, I do not know the specs for your particular power transitor....

Mitsubishi Repair: Popping out of 5th gear..., 5th gear, transmission shop
5th gear, transmission shop, linkage: Tonya, I would first have the shifter linkage adjusted or repaired if needed. The linkage nuts can loosen up over time, and cause the gear to pop out; especially in a far gear like 5th. I don t think you ll need a transmission shop for this issue. Good...

Mitsubishi Repair: Possible issue with my Altenator? '96 Eclipse, battery cables, altenator
battery cables, altenator, autozone: Jade, It sounds like there is a problem with the charging system. This can be caused by a short circuit, poor ground, or poor connection somewhere between battery and alternator, or the battery and starter. Sometimes worn battery cables can prevent the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power Antenna, spyder eclipse, power antenna
spyder eclipse, power antenna, repair manuals: Rhonda: You will have to go out and buy youself a repair manual for you car. It should explain how to do this. Other wise you will have to take it to a shop and let them fix it. I don t do much work on antennas other than to check them, to see if they are...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power antenna, power antenna, montero sport
power antenna, montero sport, mitsubishi dealership: Roy, For a Montero that is as new as yours, this problem may still be covered under your original factory warranty. The best idea is to first verify with your local Mitsubishi dealership if any repairs would be free under your warranty. Your problem could...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power/gas mileage problems, mitsubishi 3000gt, intake air temperature sensor
mitsubishi 3000gt, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature: Carl: Got an AutoZone close by? For free they will code your car, that would rule out any problems with the computer or sensors. I think you have a weak sensor someplace, the fact that it starts hard makes me think of that. I would be looking at the intake...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power loss and bucking (Lumouth Laser R/S Turbo), booster gauge, witch hunting
booster gauge, witch hunting, princeton road: Elias, There are a few causes for your problem. It s caused by a problem with the air coming into your engine and the components that regulate it. The first thing to look for is a disconnected air hose. Having a turbo model means you have a large array...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power Steering Pump Noise, power steering fluid, power steering pump
power steering fluid, power steering pump, mitsubishi galant: Dennis, If your power steering fluid has never been changed, this is a good time to do so. Most people don t think of their power steering fluid as needed to be changed, but it does. After 30,000 miles or so, if can become very dirty and break down like...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power Steering, 1993 mitsubishi diamante, mitsubishi diamante
1993 mitsubishi diamante, mitsubishi diamante, power steering pump: It is possible that your power steering belt could be too tight (causing a strain on the pump), the power steering fluid has lost it viscosity, or a bearing in the power steering pump is worn. The power steering pump gets its ability to turn from the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power steering problem, power steering pump, steering wheel
power steering pump, steering wheel, screech: Michael: One of three things, the belt is slipping. So replace the power steering belt. Or the power steering pump is not pumping like it should and so that makes the belt slip. Or there could be a bearing in one of the pieces the belt runs on, that is going...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power steering pump, alternator belt, power steering pump
alternator belt, power steering pump, mitsubishi eclipse: Mark, Your problem could be a stuck pulley on either your power steering pump or your alternator. Also, if the tensions on your belts is too loose, you will hear a squealing noise. Plus, if the alternator belt is too loose, your alternator will not be able...

Mitsubishi Repair: Power window makes a machine gun noise going up and jams, mitsubishi verada, windows work
mitsubishi verada, windows work, diamonte: Pete: No matter really on the model of the car. But all power windows are run the same. With a small electric motor. My thought is your electric motor a worn spot in it and so it stops at that spot, well I guess jams. You will have to replace the motor to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Powersteering Belt, mitsubishi eclipse, foreign cars
mitsubishi eclipse, foreign cars, harmonic balancer: Logan: Why not take it back to the guy that rebuilt the engine. Before you took the car to him, the belt stayed on right? Now it does not, so he did not fix something right. Therefore you paid him for a service now get him to fix what is wrong. Because I have...

Mitsubishi Repair: PROBLEM WITH MY ECLIPSE, valve cover gasket, worn piston rings
valve cover gasket, worn piston rings, head gasket: Jason, The common cause of this is a leaky valve cover gasket and spark plug well seals. This is fairly easy and inexpensive to replace. Though if proper replacement of the valve cover gasket does not solve the problem, this may indicate a warped head gasket...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problem with 91 Eclipse, engine cranks, vacuum leak
engine cranks, vacuum leak, downshifting: Pamela, A vacuum leak would not cause such a severe issue as the one you mentioned. Neither will a bad O2 sensor or idle speed control. It sounds like your problem is electrical. Not with the spark plugs or other ignition component, but with your car s...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problem with clutch/transmission, clutch master cylinder, mitsubishi eclipse gst
clutch master cylinder, mitsubishi eclipse gst, leak leaks: Jason, You should be keeping an eye on the fluid level. If after you fill it, it continues to get lower and lower, you obviously have a leak. Leaks most commonly occur around your clutch master cylinder and your clutch slave (release) cylinder. With...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problem Idle Issue cold driving and Engine Noise 1996 Mits 3000GT VR4, throttle position sensor, timing belt tensioner
throttle position sensor, timing belt tensioner, mass airflow sensor: Eric: Who replaced the timing chain, the guy that owned the car before you or a shop? I would be checking that work, could be the balance shaft belt is bad or the balance shaft tensioner. Look I would have replaced the sensor that was in the Throttle position...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problem: Intermittent Misfiring, car mitsubishi, oxygen sensor
car mitsubishi, oxygen sensor, mature student: Neil: I was too with the computer but I had a car once that, that did not work. So I had to get another shop, reprogram the darn thing. Computers can get a pain at times! I thought of another sensor you might check as well as another spot to check that would...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problems With 1993 Eclipse GS, auto check, gas tank
auto check, gas tank, fuel pump: Steven: You do not say if this car is an auto or a stick. If an auto, then check the fluid in the transmission, that could be your problem. A stick, well I would say that the clutch is not doing anything. If the car is lock into a gear well not moving it could...

Mitsubishi Repair: Problems with my auto gear box Galant 1990, shift linkage, transaxles
shift linkage, transaxles, galant: Tony: I would check and adjust the shift linkage on the automatic transaxles.There is also a neutral start switch that could be malfunctioning too. If none of this fixes your problem, I would look at a sensor as one might be weak. Hope this helps and good...

Mitsubishi Repair: So Many Problems with my car, rough road conditions, valve cover gasket
rough road conditions, valve cover gasket, oxygen sensors: Angel, I haven t owned a car yet that has not needed those items to be replaced at some point. There are many, many, many factors which cause the items you mentioned to be replaced. I ll give you a brief run down of the major ones. One: Environment....

Mitsubishi Repair: Problems with Mitsubishi Eclipse, crankcase pressure, mitsubishi eclipse
crankcase pressure, mitsubishi eclipse, information guidance: Pamela, You should have your timing checked, along with timing belt. If your timing belt is not set correctly, your engine will idle rough and stall at times. Also get a compression check done as well. A quick fix could simply be to replace your PCV valve....

Mitsubishi Repair: Two Problems, mitsubishi galant, emergency flashers
mitsubishi galant, emergency flashers, switch control: Joanna, Sorry for the late reply. I don t think the flasher issue and the sunroof issues are related. For the flasher, it may just be a bulb that is failing. Since the right one blinks normal, then the problem is solely in the left one, and that may just...

Mitsubishi Repair: Pump to start, throttle position sensor, engine coolant
throttle position sensor, engine coolant, gas tank: Dave, You should first check all your regular maintenance items. Anything that should be replaced because time/mileage should be now, regardless if you feel they are causing a problem or not. Here are a list of some items that should be replaced every couple...

Mitsubishi Repair: Purchased 2k Eclipse GT V6, Need: Service, Oil n Flushing, mitsubishi eclipse gt, clutch mechanism
mitsubishi eclipse gt, clutch mechanism, thunder storms: Abhi, Thanks again for the thorough question. As far as the air filter, I d recommending changing it every 12 months. They aren t too expensive, and you can easily change it yourself. You can pick up a new air filter at just about any auto parts store....

Mitsubishi Repair: pajero 1999 3.5 v6, fuse box, gas cap
fuse box, gas cap, fuel pump: Geoff, I am not familiar with the relay box of the Pajero, but there are other ways to de-pressurize the fuel system. First, you will want to remove the gas cap. You can look under your steering column for the fuse box and there may be a fuse a labeling...

Mitsubishi Repair: pajero 96 shackle bush, rear shackles, rear spring
rear shackles, rear spring, shackle: I m unaware of a pajero model (non US I would guess), but the rear shackles are simply the brackets that connect the rear of the rear spring to the frame. The shackles are bolted to the spring (the bushings at this point are typically in the spring) and then...

Mitsubishi Repair: pajero brake lights, problem thanks, fuse
problem thanks, fuse, god: El: Why not check the switch that controls those lights, I would say it is stuck and so bad. And so it keeps the lights on all the time. You need to get the car into a shop someplace and have them check that switch. Hope this helps and God bless: Lind...

Mitsubishi Repair: pajero steering wheel removal, steering wheel, screws and bolts
steering wheel, screws and bolts, air bag: Francisco: You need to take the car to a shop to have them remove that airbag for you. If you don t do this, you run the chance of setting the air bag off and that could be deadly. Once the airbag is removed, you will see the screws and bolts that hold the...

Mitsubishi Repair: park/neutral position switch, mitsubishi eclipse, position switch
mitsubishi eclipse, position switch, neutral position: Alex: I would say this is something that Mitsubishi has done so that you have to take it to their dealership to be fixed or else take it to a shop. I would go get myself another repair manual from Haynes but at any parts store for around $20.00 and see what...

Mitsubishi Repair: parking brake shot, mitsubishi eclipses, parking brake cable
mitsubishi eclipses, parking brake cable, emergency brake: Alexa: I mostly work on Mitsubishi Eclipses so my book is set up for one of them. To gain access to the parking brake cable adjuster, remove the center concole. Loosen the or tighten the adjusting nut until the desired travel is attained. Tighten the nut and...

Mitsubishi Repair: parking light, phillips screwdriver, houseing
phillips screwdriver, houseing, light bulb: Leslie: No you do not remove the bumper to replace a burnt out parking light. I don t know your car s year and model so I shall give you some ideas and see if any of them work for your car. On your car if you get down and look at the cover that covers that...

Mitsubishi Repair: What's the part called?, eclipse gs, gears
eclipse gs, gears, hard time: Rick, I may be able to help you get a part name, but I m having a hard time trying to figure out what you re describing. If you send me a follow-up with a link to an image, I m sure we can get you the proper part name. Sorry I could be more help. Good...

Mitsubishi Repair: part needed, mitsubishi eclispe, cv joints
mitsubishi eclispe, cv joints, cv boots: Denise, A cluck noise may indicate a worn CV joint, but those joints typically do not go bad unless the CV boot has leaked the grease out. You can look under your car behind both your front tires and see if there is a lot of grease build up there. That...

Mitsubishi Repair: parts locations, air flow sensor, airflow meter
air flow sensor, airflow meter, intake plenum: Clyde: The air flow sensor is located in the airflow meter assembly. Which is the top of the piece that you remove to replace your air filter. The egr is located behind and almost underneath the intake plenum. There are two sensors there, the egr gas sensor...

Mitsubishi Repair: performance parts for 93 3000 gt-vr4, mileage transmission, 3000gt vr
mileage transmission, 3000gt vr, engine management system: Marty, If you could provide me with some more information like your current mileage, transmission type (manual or automatic), any current modifications you already have, and how much of a performance increase you want. Are you looking to just increase power...

Mitsubishi Repair: please help me im begging you, throttle position sensor, mitsubishi eclipse
throttle position sensor, mitsubishi eclipse, leak stop: Alex: I would say you have a hydraulic leak someplace as the clutch in that car is a hydraulic run clutch. My repair manual says this... or things that could be wrong.. master or release cylinder faulty, hose/pipe burst or leaking(this is the one I would go...

Mitsubishi Repair: plug holes, valve cover gasket, plug holes
valve cover gasket, plug holes, auto tranny: Ron, A weak spark would just prevent the cylinder from firing as it should. It should not cause oil to pool up in the well. You would just feel a signifigant loss of power upon acceleration. Hopefully you checked for cracks on the underside of your valve...

Mitsubishi Repair: plymouth laser, mass air sensor, plymouth laser
mass air sensor, plymouth laser, fuel additive: Steve, You should check your Mass Air Sensor and air filter. Also be sure your spark plugs are firing properly. Other possible reasons for stalling can be due to a clogged exhaust system; particularly the catalytic converter. I would also recommend you...

Mitsubishi Repair: no power to center console, fuse box, stock radio
fuse box, stock radio, fusible links: Hi again, Jon, Not sure if it s a stock radio or not or if the clock is a part of the radio unit but it s not unusual for radios to have fuses built into them on the back. You may want to check that fuse, too. As you said you got the lighter working I m...

Mitsubishi Repair: No power to cigarette lighter 1998 Mitsu Eclipse GS, mitsu eclipse, amp fuses
mitsu eclipse, amp fuses, eclipse spyder: Haroon, When you mentioned that you bought a replacement unit, does that include the lighter and the base that it goes into, or just the lighter itself? If you just bought the lighter, it may be the base that s the problem. The Eclipse Spyder is more...

Mitsubishi Repair: No power to cigarette lighter, mitsubishi galant, socket assembly
mitsubishi galant, socket assembly, portable compressor: Dennis, I believe there is a small fuse that is located in the lighter socket housing itself. You ll need to remove the lighter socket assembly to gain access to that fuse. While you have that assembly out, check the contacts on it to make sure they are...

Mitsubishi Repair: no power to the fuel pump 90 laser 1.8, amp fuse, fuel pump relay
amp fuse, fuel pump relay, fuel pump: Dave, There is a very good chance this is your ECU that is the problem. You ll want to remove it from under the dashboard and open it up to be sure. With the capacitors in your ECU, it s not a question of IF they will go bad, but WHEN. Your capacitors...

Mitsubishi Repair: no power going up hills, fuel pressure regulator, 1995 eclipse gsx
fuel pressure regulator, 1995 eclipse gsx, mphs: Angie, There can be a number of causes for this problem. You should first have your fuel system inspected. Have your fuel filter replaced, and your fuel pump, fuel injectors and fuel pressure regulator inspected to make sure they are functioning properly....

Mitsubishi Repair: power loss, eclipse gs, car mitsubishi
eclipse gs, car mitsubishi, computer checks: Michael: If they think it is the computer, it most likely is. You can either have the computer rebuild as there is a lot of companies on the internet that will do this. Buy a new one or either try a junk yard to get another one for your car. Mitsubishi farmed...

Mitsubishi Repair: power problems 95 galant, dashboard lights, bad hope
dashboard lights, bad hope, voltmeter: Chris: A fully charged battery should read at 12.6 or higher. If the battery light came on the car and your lights dimmed. When driving around the car died, I would say you need to replace your car s alternator, but also check the drive belt to see if it might...

Mitsubishi Repair: power steering belt keeps breaking, power steering pump, mitsubishi eclipse
power steering pump, mitsubishi eclipse, timing belt: Blake: Could be you are tighting the belt bolt to tight when putting on the new belt. Or else you could have a bad bearing on the pulley that the belt sits on. You should check that. But also check your power steering pump, it could be getting weak and so...

Mitsubishi Repair: power steering pump switch, oil pressure switch, power steering pump
oil pressure switch, power steering pump, power steering fluid: Hoaibao35, The P/S oil pressure switch is attached to the side of the power steering pump. It s function is to tell the car s computer the oil pressure, and Eclipses have a type of speed-sensitive steering; thought it s more gauged on the RPMs. The steering...

Mitsubishi Repair: power widows won't go up, mitsubishi eclipse, lock switch
mitsubishi eclipse, lock switch, switch panel: Don, Make sure the window lock switch is not set on your window control panel on the drivers door. All windows are tied into the main control panel on the drivers side door, if there is something wrong with that switch panel, it can prevent the other windows...

Mitsubishi Repair: power window replacement, window locks, roof frame
window locks, roof frame, rubber roof: Angela, If by some mistake, he gets his fingers caught, it can hurt, possibly crush. It mainly depends on the strength of the window regulator and his tolerance for pain. If he has the strength, he should be able to pull the window down enough to remove...

Mitsubishi Repair: power window switch removal, power window switch, mitsubishi eclipse
power window switch, mitsubishi eclipse, auto parts store: Mark, I would recommend stopping by your local auto parts store and getting a repair manual for your. Both Chiltons and Haynes makes manuals for your car for about $10. It ll walk you through removing the door panel to gain access to the power window switch....

Mitsubishi Repair: no power, eclipse gsx, black boxes
eclipse gsx, black boxes, cruise control: Aaron: I would say you have a large short or a relay out. Could be a large fuse too, did you check those black boxes in with the engine? There is one on the driver s side of the car, up by the fire wall and should be two on the other side of the engine. One...

Mitsubishi Repair: powerlocks failed, fuse box, power locks
fuse box, power locks, wiring connections: Natalie: You will have to kind of get down on your knees, reach in under the dash and the only thing that will come off the fuse box, would be the cover. It should explain right on the cover how to remove it. But I got to say girl, you car is over 10 years...

Mitsubishi Repair: problem with car stalling, mitsubishi mirage, crank sensor
mitsubishi mirage, crank sensor, eclipses: Hi Jen Wow you are having trouble with this car i feel for you sweetie,I would try having the starter tested and replaced if needed since it stalls alot which helps the engine crankover or it could be the crank sensor has gone bad and need replacing.If...

Mitsubishi Repair: problem car, auto tranny, eclipse gs
auto tranny, eclipse gs, torque converter: Josh, I m not sure if this would be a cheap fix. It sounds like something is wrong with her torque converter. Unfortunely, that is neither an inexpensive part nor is it easy to replace. The best advise I can give would be to bring the car to a garage that...

Mitsubishi Repair: problem with clutch, slave cylinder, lock washer
slave cylinder, lock washer, time chris: Chris, A damaged or misaligned slave cylinder will prevent the release fork from fully disengaging the clutch. This will cause your shifting to be rough, or even impossible. Another possibilty is that the release fork and/or the little pivot ball that...

Mitsubishi Repair: problem with electric window, mitsubishi lancer, emma
mitsubishi lancer, emma, good luck: Emma: Either the window has come off the track or the motor is bad. When you push the button to make the window come up. Can you hear the motor trying to do this. Or is all quiet. No sound, the motor is bad. Motor sound and oh yes this is from inside the door;...

Mitsubishi Repair: problem on my rpm timing,was throttle body?, air cond, throttle body
air cond, throttle body, keng: Keng: when you turn on the ac it pulls more power from the engine so it pulls down the engine. I would check the belt that runs the ac to make sure it is in good working order, see if the compressor for the ac is in good working order. But also when is the...

Mitsubishi Repair: problems with electrical computer, mitsubishi engine, eagle summit
mitsubishi engine, eagle summit, electrical computer: Roger, There are known issues with Mitsubishi manufacturered computers between the years 1989-1994. You can read this article for further information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm I don t think there is anything on your car that might be...

Mitsubishi Repair: Q about distributer, camshaft position sensor, distributor cap
camshaft position sensor, distributor cap, happy new year: Matt: No! You must buy a distributor that is for the model, engine and year of the car you are trying to fix. The distributor cap would not be the same for the 98 as for the 94 and you could mess a lot of things up doing this. As for one the computer. Also...

Mitsubishi Repair: Question about my 1990 AWD Eagle Talon, hairline cracks, dsm owners
hairline cracks, dsm owners, bad cap: Ryan, I, along with several other DSM owners, have had this problem. Oil accumulation on the valve cover (VC) can be caused by a bad oil cap and gasket. Sometimes replacing the cap and gasket are not enough. You may want to try a second gasket to get a...

Mitsubishi Repair: question about eclipse, mitsubishi spyder, main bearings
mitsubishi spyder, main bearings, valve job: I ll leave the turbo install for this site... www.dsmtuners.com. With engine noises, they need to be isolated first to help narrow down the possibilities. I would suspect it s a bad lifter, but another option is that you have a bad sparkplug wire that...

Mitsubishi Repair: question., montero sport, sport 2000
montero sport, sport 2000, ligth: Jack: Got a AutoZone close by? Go have your car coded for free. Just to be sure what sensor is coming off as bad. I would say though that you have a coolant temperture sensor out. This sensor sits just below the thermostat in the engine. But still that coding...

Mitsubishi Repair: I have questions about 95 mirage, back of my hand, mirage
back of my hand, mirage, eclipse: Brian, I know the Eclipse like the back of my hand, but many questions I get are general to several cars. Feel free to ask any question you d like to about your Mirage. If it s a parts specific question, you can always include your VIN, and I could pull...

Mitsubishi Repair: RADIO PROBLEM, mitsubishi eclipse, fuse box
mitsubishi eclipse, fuse box, radio problem: James: Find the box with all the fuses and pull the fuse that controls the radio. Then you need to get the car to a shop or the dealership to see what is going on with it and so get it fixed. The fuse box should be on the driver s side of the car under the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Radiator Fan/Electrical problem, mitsubishi galant 2001, mitsubishi galant
mitsubishi galant 2001, mitsubishi galant, radiator fans: Vitali, For your fan problem, you can test that by letting the car idle in park. Eventually, your engine will reach normal operating temperature; typically midway between the C and H as you used to see it. At that point, your radiator fans should turn on....

Mitsubishi Repair: Radiator Fans, radiator fans, temperature switch
radiator fans, temperature switch, maximum heat: James: You could change the temperature switch with something that will bring the fans on sooner if that is what you want. Could be that temperature switch has a sensor in it that is bad. Or stuck so it comes on when the car reaches the right temp wich is...

Mitsubishi Repair: Radiator fan, haynes manuals, radiator fan
haynes manuals, radiator fan, mitsubishi lancer: Patrick: Sounds like your fan relay needs to be replaced, or there is sensor weak or going bad. Do you have a repair book on your car? If so you can check the wiring diagram and it would show you the relay in the fans. I like Haynes manuals they are easier...

Mitsubishi Repair: Radiator, automatic transmission fluid, mitsubishi eclipse
automatic transmission fluid, mitsubishi eclipse, mounting brackets: Ann, There are actually very few manufacturers of radiators. Just a few months ago, I had to get a new radiator for my 1990 Eclipse (manual transmission). I had first inquired the price of a new radiator directly from Mitsubishi, but they wanted several...

Mitsubishi Repair: Radio and center display dead, fuse box, newer cars
fuse box, newer cars, voltmeter: Shawn: I know when I drive down the road, I like to listen to either my tunes or a CD. I guess if you don t want to get your radio to work, then don t bother to check the fuses. Though a friend told me this afternoon, if your fuses are blowing there has to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Radio locked won'treset, auto parts store, battery problem
auto parts store, battery problem, new radio: John, If the code you were given doesn t work, you may have to contact your local dealership service department to get the proper code. But you shouldn t have to buy a new radio. As far as removing the radio, I ve never had to do that on a 2001 Montero....

Mitsubishi Repair: Radio, hvac controls, mitsubishi dealership
hvac controls, mitsubishi dealership, radio head: Bill, The dealership will charge you for the labor for entering the code, but the code itself is free. Your code should have come on a card, and is usually kept with your owners manual. If you do not have the card with your radio code, call up your local...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rapair Manual Mitsubishi Lancer 2002 needed, factory service manuals, google search
factory service manuals, google search, car mitsubishi: Roque, There are a few shop manuals out there for the 2002 Lancer. Doing a simple google search for 2002 Mitsusbishi Lancer repair manual will show you a few places to get these manuals. However, if you plan on doing serious work on your car, I would...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rattle near drivers door/rear door, mitsubishi magna v6, bushings
mitsubishi magna v6, bushings, station wagon: Janine: You need to take the car back to that mechanic and explain to him that the sound is worse than before. It could be a dozen different things. And he will need to check for that sound and get the car fixed to stop that sound. I wish I could help you...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rattling, mitsubishi rvr, change good luck
mitsubishi rvr, change good luck, auckland new zealand: Nadine, The RVR was not a model sold in the United States, so I m not too familiar with it. Your problem is probably a maintenance item such as a timing belt or ignition component. You should consider getting a tune-up and have your timing belt replaced...

Mitsubishi Repair: RE: Engine stall at idle - 2003 Eclipse GTS, engine stall, full scope
engine stall, full scope, break point: Sam: No it does not make sense to me, but then it is hard to know what is going on with your car; with me here and you where ever you are. I can only give ideas of what to check, you think it is due to the vibrations the other cars, truck or bus makes which...

Mitsubishi Repair: HOW TO REMOVE A WHEEL FROM A MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, mitsubishi mirage, soft hammer
mitsubishi mirage, soft hammer, mitsubihsi: Nancy:You need to get some penetrating oil, like WD40 and apply to the threat areas where you took the nuts off from and in the middle of the rim. Put it on heavy and let it sit there for a while. If this is from a flat tire, that you might have drove on for...

Mitsubishi Repair: REPAIR, soft face hammer, crankshaft pulley
soft face hammer, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt: Edgar: You must loosen the main bearing cap bolts 1/4-turn at a time each, until they can be removed by hand. Gently tap the caps with a soft-face hammer, then separate them from the egnine block. If necessary, use the bolts as levers to remove the caps. Try...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rear Brakes, rear disc brakes, 2000 montero sport
rear disc brakes, 2000 montero sport, montero sport: Rob, Most rear disc brakes are the same. There are 2 bolts that hold the calipers together, which secure the pads. These bolts must be removed in order replace your pads. If the bolts are really stuck due to rust, you can use a good penetrating oil (I...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rear brakes, mitsubishi galant, rear brakes
mitsubishi galant, rear brakes, auto parts store: Shannon, Your question is a bit vague. I m not sure what you want to adjust. But if you want a complete guide on checking, fixing, or replacing brakes, you can purchase a service manual for your car. Both Haynes and Chiltons sell repair guides for your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rear end knock noise Montero, mitsubishi montero, good shape
mitsubishi montero, good shape, swaybar: Kevin, You may have a broken swaybar, worn CV joint, or bad bushings that are causing that noise. But if the shop you brought it to could not find the problem, it s a good idea to have the dealer check it out. Getting it fixed correctly from the dealership...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rear main oil seal, rear main oil seal, valve cover gasket
rear main oil seal, valve cover gasket, pan gasket: Dave, It is possible to get engine oil on the fly wheel, but not necessarily if the rear seal was leaking. Also, since the flywheel is spinning, it would be harder for it to accumulate oil. Other possible places you should check for oil leaks are the oil...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rear Suspension for 2000 Mirage 1.8 DE, shock absorber, road irregularities
shock absorber, road irregularities, rear struts: Hi Bryan I would check around with auto parts stores for this i wouldn t deal with the dealership they are way too high and that isn t including the labor to install them. and difference between a shock and a strut well it s easy, Shocks provide resistance...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rebuilding an engine, mitsubishi eclipse, best route
mitsubishi eclipse, best route, engine parts: Janis, You can never truly know what needs to be done on rebuilding the engine until you take apart most the engine. If your engine ran out of oil, there s a good chance your engine has seized up. If that s the case, rebuilding your engine is not an option....

Mitsubishi Repair: Repair Manual, mitsubishi dealership, ebay
mitsubishi dealership, ebay, service manuals: Dan, One of the best sources for service manuals that I ve had good luck with is eBay. In fact, you can probably find a factory service manual for your exact year on eBay. But if you re not comfortable shopping on eBay, you can contact any Mitsubishi dealership...

Mitsubishi Repair: Repairs to engine, mitsubishi galant, initial estimate
mitsubishi galant, initial estimate, oil leak: Delyna, If your car smokes continuously while driving, that usually indicates oil is leaking past the piston rings. Repairing this can be quite expensive. There is a lot of labor involved, and the labor and parts cost will depend on the garage you take...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacement dash for 00' Eclipse, mitsubishi eclipse gt, tallahasse mitsubishi
mitsubishi eclipse gt, tallahasse mitsubishi, mitsubishi eclipse: Robert, I really don t know the cost of one of those dashes. But there are a few dealerships that I know of that offer discounted OEM parts. One is called Conicelli Mitsubishi. They are located somewhere in Pennsylvania. You can get their contact information...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing Driving Belts, mitsubishi dealership, eclispe
mitsubishi dealership, eclispe, galants: Edgar, The only engine size I m aware of that Mitsubishi put in their Galants in 1996 was the 2.4 L engine. This is why you can only find auto parts sites that list belts for that size engine. If your Galant was originally sold in a different country, that...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing fog light - 2003 Eclipse GTS, fog light, fog lights
fog light, fog lights, protective glass: Sam: I think if I was you, I would just go out and buy new fog lights. Then put them in, I have no idea where you could buy just the glass for that fog light and it would be costly I am sure. But if you got a repair manual for your car, most parts stores sell...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing rear vent window in 2000 Mirage, vent window, rear vent
vent window, rear vent, rubber gasket: Donna: You will have to try and get a repair manual for your car. Most parts stores have them, that would lead you in how to replace that window. You will have to either order another window from a body shop or pick one up at a junk yard. I would go with the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing Side View Mirror - 2003 Eclipse, manual haynes, mitsubishi eclipse
manual haynes, mitsubishi eclipse, side mirror: Sam: That is the very reason why I like to hunt deer, they are very hard on cars. The problem I see to your fixing the car yourself, is the mirror comes in black. What color is your car? Surely a car so new has full cover insurance on it, why not let your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing Front Struts on 97 Eclipse, mitsubishi eclipse, easy job
mitsubishi eclipse, easy job, repair manuals: Dani: You need to get yourself a repair manual for your car. Can buy one at any parts store for around $20.00 and well worth the money. It will walk you through any problems you might run into. There are two different repair manuals one is a Haynes and the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Replacing a tumbler, import car repair, mitsubishi montero
import car repair, mitsubishi montero, screw driver: Casey: Go to your library and see if they have a Chilton Import car Repair manual from 1994-1998. This manual will have all kinds of cars in it but it will have the 1994 Mitsubishi Montero too. It will then show you the way to do this. You could maybe check...

Mitsubishi Repair: Resetting radio on 2000 Galant, position input, player button
position input, player button, input code: Turn the key to accessory or on position. Input code using memory select buttons. Press the tape player button. If you see Err and then OFF on the display, you ve locked the radio and need to leave the key in the ON or ACC position for an hour to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Retarding 92 lancer ?, vacuum leak, mitsubishi lancer
vacuum leak, mitsubishi lancer, proper word: Victor: My repair manual calls it diesels, number one is a vacuum leak, idle speed to high is number two, number three is excessive engine operating temperature. And number four is ignition timing in need of a adjustment. So there are some ideas right out...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rev for 2000 Pajero IO, mitsubishi pajero io, vacuum leak
mitsubishi pajero io, vacuum leak, mitsubishi: Lacy: You need to have your Pajero coded, that is when a shop hooks your car s computer up to their inshop computer to see that your car s computer tells them is going on with it. I wonder if you don t have a weak sensor someplace, maybe a vacuum leak or something...

Mitsubishi Repair: Reverse Lights, electrical problems, mitsu eclipse, blown fuse
mitsu eclipse, blown fuse, eclipse gs: Lauren, This problem all depends on what s really causing the issue. I m not quite sure where the sensor is in your shifter, but it may involve moving the electrical harness from the transmission to gain access to it. In my experience, I find it always...

Mitsubishi Repair: Reverse Lights, mitsubishi lancer, autozone
mitsubishi lancer, autozone, fuse: Brigette: I will give you some ideas but wonder if you have an auto or stick? Have you checked your wires, sometimes one will come loose or something like that. If you have an AutoZone they will check your sensors for free and give you a read out. Could be...

Mitsubishi Repair: Reverse has gone out, clutch disc, disc release
clutch disc, disc release, transmission shop: Steve: What is your car an automatic or a clutch? If a clutch it could be a worn or damaged revese ideler gear or idler bushing. Have you checked the fluid in the resevoir to see if you have enough in it? As that you could have a leak in the system. From my...

Mitsubishi Repair: ROUGH GEAR CHANGE AND VIBRATION ON BRAKES., trinidad west indies, rear brakes
trinidad west indies, rear brakes, ball joints: Hardeo, The Libero Wagon is not a vehicle that Mitsubishi made available in the U.S., so I don t know much about it. If altering your TPS helped your initial gear change problem, then perhaps your car is not receiving adequate air or fuel. Check your fuel...

Mitsubishi Repair: Roaring noise while driving, forward gears, motero
forward gears, motero, transmission shop: Herman, It may just be the way your transmission sounds. But if you ve been driving the car for a while and you recently started noticing the noise, you should have to checked out by a certified transmission shop. It may not even turn out to be the transmission,...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rolling noise, rear wheel bearings, cv joints
rear wheel bearings, cv joints, power steering pump: Bob, It s possible your power steering pump is low on fluid, or perhaps your power steering belt is too tight. If you didn t check them already, inspect your front brakes and pads. Most brake pads have wear indicators that make a grinding or squealing noise...

Mitsubishi Repair: Room Lamp Radio Fuse, fuse box, running lights
fuse box, running lights, new radio: Steve, It sounds like you have a short circuit in your running lights switch, or possibly in the fuse box itself. A short can cause fuses to blow, and that s what could have initially caused your radio fuse to blow. Many of those fuses are multi-purpose,...

Mitsubishi Repair: Rough idle and power loss, valve cover gasket, mitsubishi 3000gt
valve cover gasket, mitsubishi 3000gt, gas milage: Alan, A leaking valve cover can cause a sputtering problem. A common cause is a bad PCV valve that is attached to the valve cover. I d recommed replacing it. Most auto parts stores sell them for your car, but I d suggest getting one from the dealership....

Mitsubishi Repair: Rubbing noise - rear of 2003 Eclipse Spyder, rear control arm, eclipse spyder
rear control arm, eclipse spyder, grating sound: Jim, Noises are the toughest things to diagnosis. Do you notice the noise more if your top is up or down? You may have a worn bushing on your rear control arm. That can cause a rubbing noise. If you also notice the noise when turning, it may be a worn...

Mitsubishi Repair: RVR Engine removal, dodge colt, mitsubishi engine
dodge colt, mitsubishi engine, turbo models: You ll need to tell me the engine size, turbo, auto or manual tranny, FWD or AWD. I assume you are outside the US or Canada, since they are called Dodge Colt or Eagle Summit here? The generic answer is that the engine does come out the top, although I am...

Mitsubishi Repair: radiator fan/hesitant to start when hot, coolant temp, radiator fan
coolant temp, radiator fan, electrical relay: Coolant temp sensor is your thermostat!! This sounds like a electrical relay problem to your fan..check all wires and if need be, check the wires with a test light to see if your getting any fire! But this also could be a theromstat problem as well..... should...

Mitsubishi Repair: radiator fans, radiator fans, mitsubishi eclipse
radiator fans, mitsubishi eclipse, black boxes: Alex: Sorry I was sick and so the reason not getting back to you as soon as I should have. Could be that your car has a bad or weak relay. I would be checking that, in with the engine is three black boxes, in them are relays and large fuses. You will have...

Mitsubishi Repair: radiator fans don't work, radiator fans, jumper wires
radiator fans, jumper wires, relay center: Armando: There is a relay to those fans that should be checked. But also do the fans themselfs work, I mean is there power getting to the motors of the fans and are those motors in good working order? To check the fan motors unplug the electrical connector...

Mitsubishi Repair: radiator fans not working, radiator fans, fan motors
radiator fans, fan motors, voltmeter: Armando: First off you need to get a repair manual for your car. Can get one at any parts store for around $20.00. It will show you how the fans are wired in your car and then explain things to look for. I would say you have a short in with a wire off someplace...

Mitsubishi Repair: radio "code", mitsubishi eclipse gt, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gt, mitsubishi eclipse, radio code: Talen:You need to get the book that came with your car, and reset the radio. Anytime you change the battery or do anything with the battery in which it is unhooked from the car. The radio will need to be reset is all. Such as in my car, the radio I have did...

Mitsubishi Repair: radio code, mitsubishi galant, mitsubishi dealer
mitsubishi galant, mitsubishi dealer, radio code: Farhan: Sorry about your tunes, I know it is hard to be without a radio. But the only way I know to get that radio code is through the dealership. You might try looking on the net maybe you will find something there. I know that the company set it up this...

Mitsubishi Repair: radio code, mitsubishi mirage, 2000 mitsubishi mirage
mitsubishi mirage, 2000 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi dealership: Chris, The code it wants you to enter is a security code for the radio. The manufacturer puts it there so no one can steal your radio and use it in another car. The code should have been provided to you when you bought the car from the dealership. If you...

Mitsubishi Repair: radio problem, mitsubishi service, radio problem
mitsubishi service, radio problem, key switch: Mark: I have heard from a lot of people that after they put in a new battery, their radios go to code. Not sure why, but it has to be a problem with the computer or maybe the radios. Most get ahold of Mitsubishi to get the right code for the radios and must...

Mitsubishi Repair: radio problems, mitsubishi galant, radio problems
mitsubishi galant, radio problems, e01: Charity: Sounds like maybe your CD player needs a good cleaning, I believe you can get a CD player cleaner at Wal-Mart or someplace like that. If that does not work, you will have to either take to a shop that works on radios and CD players; then have them...

Mitsubishi Repair: my radio!!, digit code number, mitsubishi eclipse
digit code number, mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership: Claudia, On the new Eclipses, you are required to enter a radio code if you loose electrical connection to your battery. The procedure for entering the code is in your owners manual, which unfortunately you indicated you lost. I believe you just push the...

Mitsubishi Repair: random overheating, coolant level, head gasket
coolant level, head gasket, radiator cap: Charlynn, Keep an eye on your coolant level. It s possible your head gasket is warped; causing a blockage and/or leaking off coolant into the exhaust. By turning on the heater, coolant passes through the heater core and helps cool it. Have your mechanic...

Mitsubishi Repair: rattle or loose part noise coming from rear of car, silicone spray, rubber pieces
silicone spray, rubber pieces, sway bar: Jim, This problem can be caused by dried out suspension bushings. These bushings are little rubber pieces that go around the ends of the your suspension parts like your sway bar and control arms. A quick rememdy to test would be to jack up the back of the...

Mitsubishi Repair: rear end vibration., mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero
mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero, montero sport: Chris, If your mechanic tried to rebalance the wheels but it still didn t help, you may have tread seperation. Tires are manufactured in layers. Sometimes the tread layer or even the steel belt can twist, seperate, or even break. There is no visual evidence...

Mitsubishi Repair: rear seal, rear seal, garage tools
rear seal, garage tools, easy job: Aleesha: Got a garage? Tools, jack stands and a repair manual? If so then sure I guess you can change the rear seal but it is not an easy job and you might have trouble getting the rear gear oil back in right. Because most shops have a tool that helps them...

Mitsubishi Repair: rear window, mitsubishi spyder, power window switch
mitsubishi spyder, power window switch, auto stores: Deanna, The switch can be removed and relatively easily tested to see if it s working properly. There are inexpensive service manuals that can be bought at most auto stores to help with the procedure to remove the power window switch. The problem could...

Mitsubishi Repair: rear windscreen wiper + spark plugs, rear windscreen, spark plug
rear windscreen, spark plug, notch: Steve: I would say you need a new switch for your rear wiper, but as for the tool either on line. Or surely you have parts stores in the UK, I have to say I have never been to the UK and don t know what is there. But at such a store they could help you with...

Mitsubishi Repair: reasonable estimate on transmission work, mitsubishi 3000gt, transmission work
mitsubishi 3000gt, transmission work, 3000gt: Ruth, $1800 is a reasonable price. It actually sounds a little low, so verify the full estimate cost (including all parts and labor) for your car. And usually these are not new transmissions; they are rebuilt ones. Rebuilt is almost as good as new, but...

Mitsubishi Repair: relays under hood, electrical system, relays
electrical system, relays, fuses: Amber, use a flashlight, either look closely at the relay as it sits in the car or remove it to check it out. But you will have to look at it, it has a (how to explain this to you, so you will understand) line of steel that runs from two points. That line...

Mitsubishi Repair: removal of rear rotors, rear rotors, mitsubishi diamante
rear rotors, mitsubishi diamante, propane torch: Ivan, Unfortunately, I do not answer how do I do... questions because they can be too involved and those answers are best left to the service manuals. But in order to remove the rear rotors, you ll need to unhook the emergency brake cables and unbolt the...

Mitsubishi Repair: removal of the wood grain panel, wood grain, radio cd
wood grain, radio cd, galant: Curtis: You will have to get very close to that panel and look there should be screw covers through out it. Or else you have to remove all of the dishboard panel to get that wood piece removed off. Sorry to say every car is different, you might try to buy...

Mitsubishi Repair: removing wheels, propane torch, mitsubishi galant
propane torch, mitsubishi galant, lug bolts: Jim, I ve run into this problem numerous times. The first thing you can try is the chemical approach. Get some penetrating oil (PB Blaster is the best stuff on the market), and soak the lug bolts throughly. Then, let the oil soak. The longer, the...

Mitsubishi Repair: repair cost/total, auto salvage yard, auto salvage yards
auto salvage yard, auto salvage yards, mitsubishi mirage: Doug, A new fuse box may be a bit pricey if you get one from the dealership; couple hundred dollars depending on availability. Most mechanics would also recommend running all new battery cable assemblies (aroud $75-$100) and replacing any other various wires...

Mitsubishi Repair: the repair for a crank sensor, crank sensor, ligitimate
crank sensor, ligitimate, waterpump: When you say will not turn over, you mean it won t start, but DOES crank, correct? If the crank sensor is bad, it is located at the front of the motor and requires the timing belt to be removed. Replacing the timing belt (and the balancer belt) is a smart...

Mitsubishi Repair: repair manual or spare parts manual, mitsubishi eclipse gs, inexpensive manuals
mitsubishi eclipse gs, inexpensive manuals, mitsubishi eclipse: Javier, There are no freebies I know of to get a complete repair manual or a parts guide. There are inexpensive manuals and parts lists that you can buy off eBay; many of which simply come on a CD. You can even purchase a manual CD from this site: http://manualcd.dsm.org...

Mitsubishi Repair: repair, negative battery cable, mitsubishi eclipse
negative battery cable, mitsubishi eclipse, broken tie: Ricky, To reset the check engine light, just remove your negative battery cable from your battery for a couple minutes. When you reattach the battery cable and start your car, the check engine light should be off. If that does not turn off the check engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: repairing outside front door handles, slim jim, roadside assistance
slim jim, roadside assistance, haynes: Ken:Go to a parts store and buy a manual for your car. That is a repair manual.It will cost your around $20.00. I like Haynes the best, they walk you through things and have pictures that help too. With that manual, you will know where all the screws and what...

Mitsubishi Repair: repairing sway bar links, sway bar links, 2005 eclipses
sway bar links, 2005 eclipses, right tools: Breanne, I have not worked on a sway bar on your generation of Eclipse, but the work can be a bit difficult if you don t have the right tools. The bolts that secure the sway bar are known to rust, making removal tough. But for further detail, you can post...

Mitsubishi Repair: replace antenna on 2002 Montero, sherry sherry, montero
sherry sherry, montero, dil: Sherry, Sorry, but I do not answer how do I install questions. They can be very involved and if I gave the wrong information, you could make things worse. I d recommend either getting the service manual to help walk you through the install step by step,...

Mitsubishi Repair: replace a/c compressor, auto salvage yards, r 134a
auto salvage yards, r 134a, mitsubishis: Krip, If you want the lowest cost for parts, you can call around to auto salvage yards in your area. Simply ask if they have the parts you require for your car. But if you re looking for a brand new compressor and drier, the only place to go is to the...

Mitsubishi Repair: How to replace cigrette lighter of 1995 Galant LS, dumb thing, junk yard
dumb thing, junk yard, galant: Julian:You will have to check at a part store to see if you might buy another cigrette lighter for your car.Then remove the old one that is in your car now and put in the new one. You will have to take apart the place where the cigrette lighter is in and see...

Mitsubishi Repair: replacement motor, bell housing, elipse
bell housing, elipse, ford motor: Hi George To be honest with you no you can t because of the setup with the elipse since they have the transmission made going sideways and it also won t fit going into the firewall connecting with a american motor and a import transmission.I ve tried it...

Mitsubishi Repair: replacing an alternator?, mitsubishi diamante, 1994 mitsubishi diamante
mitsubishi diamante, 1994 mitsubishi diamante, replacing an alternator: Cheryl: What you need to do is buy yourself a repair manual for your car. It will then walk you through how to take an alternator off your car. I can not write down everything that you must do and if you run into some kind of problem; that repair manual will...

Mitsubishi Repair: from replacing fuse to engine stalling, blown fuse, montero sport
blown fuse, montero sport, fuse box: Ruben, I ve had a similar problem with similar symptoms that you re seeing. It turned out to be a malfunctioning alternator. Your alternator may have experienced a short or a blown diode, and that power surge could have blown that 10A fuse you replaced....

Mitsubishi Repair: right brake light is off, problem thanks, fuses
problem thanks, fuses, fuse: Ray:Is this car old or new; I would say you have a short in the wire or check your fuses. Could even be the pedal. You did not say if the other brake light works or not. But why not buy your own manual, it will give you ideas and work you through the problems.Can...

Mitsubishi Repair: rocker arms, camshaft position sensor, mitsubishi eclipse gs
camshaft position sensor, mitsubishi eclipse gs, timing belt tensioner: Paul, This sounds evident of a timing belt skip. It s possible your timing belt skipped a few teeth due to a stuck oil pump gear or even a malfunctioning hydraulic tensioner. If you ve driven your car over 60,000 miles since you last had a timing belt change,...

Mitsubishi Repair: rolling idle, throttle body, idle speed control
throttle body, idle speed control, galant: John, A rolling idle (or idle surge as some call it) is typically caused by a faulty Idle Air Control (IAC) motor. This is also referred to as an Idle Speed Control (ISC) motor. This little motor is connected to your throttle body and has the job of keeping...

Mitsubishi Repair: rough idel; not shifting, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Lawanda, Typically, if your Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) sensor was bad, your check engine light would come on. A new MAF is quite expensive, and I doubt replacing it will even fix your rough idle and shifting problem. For the most part, your idle speed has...

Mitsubishi Repair: rough idle and stalling, problem occuring, eagle talon
problem occuring, eagle talon, last legs: Aaron, Thanks for all the info. I think your problem occuring after changing the cover for the bezel is a coincidence. It sounds as though you may have a couple possible problems. Your alternator could be dying. The Mitsu alternators last rougly 7-10...

Mitsubishi Repair: rough running when gas peddle is pushed down, mitsubishi lancer, excessive number
mitsubishi lancer, excessive number, plug wires: Gregg, For a car as new as yours, I do not believe there are any aftermarket repair manuals available. But you can pick up/order a factory service manual from your local dealership. They are the same manuals the dealership mechanics use. They are best,...

Mitsubishi Repair: rough steady idle, mitsubishi eclipse, electrical failure
mitsubishi eclipse, electrical failure, rear seal: Louis, Rough idle can be caused by a faulty IAC (idle air controller) or even a clogged PCV valve. A new PCV valve only costs a few bucks and is real easy to replace. Try that first. If you have a service manual, it will walk you through the procedure...

Mitsubishi Repair: rough and steady idle, o2 sensors, mitsubishi eclipse
o2 sensors, mitsubishi eclipse, electrical failure: Louis: Your car is the right year for bad computers, Mitsubishi farmed out the building of their computers to another company and that company did not build very good ones. A piece will start to leak into the computer and with time it will kill off the computer....

Mitsubishi Repair: rpm jumping, mitsubishi eclipse, dsms
mitsubishi eclipse, dsms, air sensor: Rob, You have a common occurance that can happen on older DSMs (including just about any car) called idle surge . Idle surge can be caused by a dirty throttle body, malfunctioning EGR valve, or a malfunctioning Idle Speed Controller (ISC). If you have...

Mitsubishi Repair: rumble, wheel bearing, ball joint
wheel bearing, ball joint, tie rod: Erv, Have a mechanic inspect your front suspension. You may have a bad ball joint, tie-rod, CV-joint, suspension bushing, and/or wheel bearing. It s also possible you have a stuck front caliper. Have your mechanic check those items because it can be very...

Mitsubishi Repair: running lean, mitsubishi galant, 2002 mitsubishi galant
mitsubishi galant, 2002 mitsubishi galant, o2 sensors: Chris, Your O2 sensors are most likely located on your exhaust pipe under your car. One is located before the catalytic converter and the other is located right after it. You can usually see them pretty easily because they are the only object with wires...

Mitsubishi Repair: running problems, spark plug wire, cam gears
spark plug wire, cam gears, angle sensor: Dominick: You have to be talking about some other sensor then the cam angle sensor, because that sensor is in the distributor cap and you only need to replace distrbutor cap to replace that sensor. It has nothing to do with the timing belt. Are you sure you...

Mitsubishi Repair: runs full rich at partial throttle, spark plug gap, air fuel ratio
spark plug gap, air fuel ratio, o2 sensors: Any engine lights?? This could be a spark problem, or your IAC..Try to lower your spark plug gap and then try increasing gap...any missfire? This could also be a fuel problem..try running some LUCAS injector cleaner from Auto Zone...If your having engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: runs rough, couple teeth, egr valve
couple teeth, egr valve, mitsubishi eclipse: Brian, The first thing you should check is you PCV valve. It s located on the valve cover, near the throttle body. It has a rubber tube attached to it that connects the PCV valve to the intake manifold. Sometimes if that valve is sticking, your engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: Screeching Noise at Acceleration/AC, mitsubishi galant, air conditioner compressor
mitsubishi galant, air conditioner compressor, exhaust pipes: Kevin, As far as the white smoke is concerned, that is perfectly normal. Especially if the mornings in your area are getting colder. When you park your car at night, the warm exhaust pipes cause the cool air around them to condense, and water will form...

Mitsubishi Repair: SES LIGHT, crank angle sensor, mitsubishi lancer
crank angle sensor, mitsubishi lancer, autozone: Darrin: Got an AutoZone close by? They will code your car for free, could be you have a weak sensor or a sensor that is bad. When it the last time you did a tune up? In the distributor cap is a sensor that is the crank angle sensor, could be you have bad stark...

Mitsubishi Repair: SETTING TIMING, mitsubishi galant, cam shaft
mitsubishi galant, cam shaft, lisa lisa: Lisa, The cam sprocket (I m assuming that s what you mean when you say top wheel ) should have a notch on it. If one of the marks looks painted on, that could be where another mechanic marked it to set the timing at one point. But if you ve never had the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Searching for a part, mitsubishi starion, dodge conquest
mitsubishi starion, dodge conquest, dodge raider: Sam, I don t know off hand too many places that sell rebuilt Raider engines. Though I believe the Dodge Conquest/Mitsubishi Starion used the same engine. You may be able to search for one of those engines to swap in. But I would recommend calling up any...

Mitsubishi Repair: Sell car for parts?, auto salvage yards, mitsubishi galant
auto salvage yards, mitsubishi galant, true market value: Crystal, You can contact local auto salvage yards (check your yellow pages) and ask them what they could offer you for your car. They may buy your car as is, and part it out themselves. You can also check your local charities and donate your car. The Kidney...

Mitsubishi Repair: Sensors & AC-Heater & Fan PROBLEM!!!, advanced auto parts, mitsubishi mirage
advanced auto parts, mitsubishi mirage, auto parts stores: Farrah, It sounds like something may still be wrong with the charging system (alternator and battery). It s pretty tough to blow fuses unless the alternator was not installed properly. Also, if at any point the battery was hooked up backwards, that could...

Mitsubishi Repair: Sensors..., autozone, mitsu
autozone, mitsu, sensors: Rich: Got an AutoZone close by? They will code your car for free and give you a read out to show you if you have any problems with sensors or the computer. If no AutoZone then find a place that can hook your car up to their computer and it will again coded...

Mitsubishi Repair: Serpentine Belt, bolt and nut, mitsubishi outlander
bolt and nut, mitsubishi outlander, serpentine belt: Samson: No the belt should not be that tight without the tensioner engaged. You never pry it on, because you can mess up another things in the engine by doing this. Did you get all the marks line up right? Do you have a adjusting bolt and nut? I work mostly...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Light, eclise, resale value
eclise, resale value, something isnt right: your engine light comes on when the computer detects something isnt right...but dont get me wrong there can still be a short that may cause engine light to come on! Go to this web site listed below it will help you see exactlly what your computer is saying/meaning!...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Light, power loss, vehicle stats, strange readings
vehicle stats, strange readings, newer cars: RJ, On newer cars, there are many more sensors and components that are tied into the car s computer. I m not sure of the emmissions standards in greater Australia, but there are many more emmissions components in new cars, and those tend to trip the check...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Light, negative battery cable, service engine soon light
negative battery cable, service engine soon light, autozone: John, Usually, the easiest way to reset your timing light is to disconnect your negative battery cable for about 30 seconds to a minute. Reconnect the cable and start the car. If the check engine light turns off after a few seconds, you re all set. If...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Soon Light, service engine soon light, happy new year
service engine soon light, happy new year, haynes: William: If the code showed a code number such as P4021 then I would get the sensor in the catalyst. But don t know what engine you have, what car you have, model or make. But you need to take your car to a shop and get them to fix this problem for you. If...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Soon light ON, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature
intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature, newer cars: Tammy: With that check engine light being on, your car s computer is telling you one of the car s sensor is out. Or maybe more. Take your car to AutoZone and have it coded. They will do this for free and then you will have a print out to know which sensor...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Soon light, coolant level, mitsubishi eclipse
coolant level, mitsubishi eclipse, coolant: Andy: Hey why not check a few things first before you decided to clear that code. This is by the way, the way the computer of your car tells you there is a problem in the system. Why not check the oil in the engine, transmssion oil, coolant level, maybe see...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Engine Soon light went on..., service engine soon light, autozone
service engine soon light, autozone, sensors: Yasmina:You need to have your car coded, AutoZone will do it for free. You have a sensor out someplace and the computer has picked up on that. So the check engine light is on. Sure you can drive the car with that on, but with time whatever sensor or sensors...

Mitsubishi Repair: Service Manual 1991 3000gt, mitsubishi gt3000, ebay
mitsubishi gt3000, ebay, 3000gt: Tammy, You can always order the factory service manual from your local dealership. You can also search eBay to see if anyone is selling one there. You can even order the service manual that s on a CD. You can check out the site here: http://www.manualcd.com/...

Mitsubishi Repair: Shift to park, idle surge with ac on., simple test, throttle body
simple test, throttle body, couple of days: Dennis, My initial guess would be your problem is a malfunctioning Idle Air Control (IAC) motor. That is a little motor that allows a measured amount of air to bypass your throttle body plate when it s closed (like when you re at a stop light). When your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Shogun 5 dr Lwb, radiator cap, every 10 mins
radiator cap, every 10 mins, shogun: Stephen: It could be a weak water pump or it could be a bad thermostat. One other thing could be not enough coolant in system or the radiator cap is not maintaining proper pressure. So some things for you to check. When you turn on the heater is it pushing...

Mitsubishi Repair: Shutter at idle, mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership
mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership, manual transmissions: Dustin, To raise your idle, you need to run through a certain procedure outlined by Mitsubishi. There is a idle adjustment connector and a base idle setting screw (BISS). The idle adjustment must be grounded as well as the car s computer. Unless you have...

Mitsubishi Repair: Side mirrors and clock display are not working, fuse boxes, fuse box
fuse boxes, fuse box, eclipse gs: Albert, Typically, items like the clock display and remote controlled mirrors are tied into multi-purpose fuses. There most likely is not a specific fuse labeled for either of these, but if you inspect the fuses in the fuse box under the drivers side dash,...

Mitsubishi Repair: Smells like rotten eggs! 94 Mirage, rotten egg smell, mitsubishi mirage
rotten egg smell, mitsubishi mirage, mirage coupe: Nadine, From the symptoms you ve described, it sounds like your car s computer has failed. Read this article for more information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm I would highly recommend that you have your ECU pulled and inspected. And if...

Mitsubishi Repair: Smoking & bad acceleration Shogun, blue grey smoke, head gasket
blue grey smoke, head gasket, engine oil: Jo: I would say the mechanic did not put something back right. If he can not time it then there is a problem with his work. You will need to take the car to a second shop and have them check things over to see what they can tell you. Now the mechanic who worked...

Mitsubishi Repair: Smoking Mirage., mitsubishi mirage, 1997 mitsubishi mirage
mitsubishi mirage, 1997 mitsubishi mirage, head gasket: Stephen: You don t say but is the car useing a lot of oil?Blue smoke is a sign of oil burn, I would say that your car might need an overhaul as your piston rings are getting old. I would have the car tested to make sure your head gasket has not blew, can you...

Mitsubishi Repair: NO SPARK (help im stumped), thin red line, coil wire
thin red line, coil wire, wrecking yard: Richard: How about a bad sensor someplace? Those sensors feed the computer and it then does the work. But if one sensor is bad. It messes up the whole system. You need to have your car coded, AutoZone will do this for free. Or else get a voltmeter, a repair...

Mitsubishi Repair: SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT, aluminum head, torque wrench
aluminum head, torque wrench, intake manifold: Richie, Yes, you must remove the intake manifold plenum in order to replace 3 of the spark plugs. You do not need any special tools to remove the manifold, but it s a good idea to get a torque wrench when putting the manifold back on. Being an aluminum...

Mitsubishi Repair: SPYDER PROBLEMS, mitsubishi eclipse spyder, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse spyder, mitsubishi eclipse, timing belt: Tyrone: Just what you need is another person telling you something. I just don t understand why shops and dealerships can t be more honest with a customer. I wonder if your car s problem was not due to a bad switch or a sensor out someplace. Don t think they...

Mitsubishi Repair: Spacewagon 2.4GDI, vacuum leak, computer resets
vacuum leak, computer resets, vacuum hose: Tessa: I hate to add to all those other mechanics that have looked at the car and gave you what they think is wrong. You have to remember it takes three things to make a car run down the road, air, fuel and stark. But then it has to have a good computer to...

Mitsubishi Repair: No Spark, No Fire, autozone, timing belt
autozone, timing belt, diamante: Charles: Have you had your car coded? Could be the computer is bad or weak. Got an AutoZone close, they will code your car for free. Don t think the alarm has anything to do with it. I think it is the computer or a sensor/sensors. Hope this helps and good...

Mitsubishi Repair: No Spark or Fuel Pump?, misubishi eclipse, angle sensor
misubishi eclipse, angle sensor, battery cable: Jeff, You should inspect your car s computer. Read this article for further information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm If your ECU appears damaged, it can prevent your fuel pump from working and your coil from sending a spark. Check your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Spark and Fuel now, but not running!!!, warm blankets, battery cables
warm blankets, battery cables, fuel injector: James: We got to stop meeting like this.. lol. You sir need to get a repair manual for your car. Surely you have a friend or friends that can drive you to a parts store? Go there and buy that repair manual for your car, it will explain so much to you. I like...

Mitsubishi Repair: Spark Plug Wires, mitsubishi mirage, plug wires
mitsubishi mirage, plug wires, spark plug: Charles, If you can find yourself a service manual for your car, I d recommend you use that as a guide to help with the spark plug replacement. Else, you should be able to pull the boots out and be able to access the plugs with an socket extension and the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Spark plugs, shade tree mechanic, mitsubishi galant
shade tree mechanic, mitsubishi galant, horsepower increase: Mark, Yes, you should be able to handle replacing the spark plugs yourself. Though I believe for the V6 model, you need to remove the intake manifold plenum in order to reach the back 3 plugs. It s timeconsuming but not difficult. You should carefully label...

Mitsubishi Repair: No Spark, plymouth lasers, haynes book
plymouth lasers, haynes book, mitsubishi eclipse: Jim, The Talon is actually the exact same car as the Eclipse. The Chrysler group simply changed a couple body parts, but internally it s the same car. Both cars (and the Plymouth Lasers) rolled off the exact same assembly line. Your problem could be...

Mitsubishi Repair: Speedo on Magna, magna ts, cable grommet
magna ts, cable grommet, speedometer cable: Linette: You dad should go out and buy himself a repair manual for his car. But mean while I will give him an idea how to do this. But again I mostly work on Eclipses but most cars are a lot of the same idea. So this is what my repair manual has to say about...

Mitsubishi Repair: Squeaky Door, purpose grease, eclipse spyder
purpose grease, eclipse spyder, grease gun: Adam, You re right. A squeaky door is not a big problem, but it may tend to make the car sound cheap. Though if it makes you feel better, I drove a Ferrari with squeaky doors ;-) WD-40 is not the best lubricant to use on a squeaky door. You need to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Squealing 1995 Mitsubishi Galant, mitsubishi galant, squeal
mitsubishi galant, squeal, timing belt: Angela: Take the car back to whomever changed the belts. Because they either did not put on the right belt or else they did not put the belt on right. Because the belt should not squeal. Should the mechanic tell her it is fine, then go someplace else to get...

Mitsubishi Repair: Squealing Water Pump Belt, crank pulley, timing belts
crank pulley, timing belts, eclipse gs: Debra, On your car, the the belt that goes over your water pump pulley also goes over your alternator and crank pulley. It s possible your alternator bracket may be too loose, and that is causing slack to in the belt. Loose belts are what make that squealing...

Mitsubishi Repair: SRS Light, air bags, airbag
air bags, airbag, sensors: Sueann: If this is your mother s car, why not let her take the car in. It is not something to mess with. There is a problem in with the sensors that control the air bags. Might just need to replace the sensors or maybe even the wiring. If you don t get this...

Mitsubishi Repair: SRS Light On, Engine Light On P0403, obd ii, eclipse gt
obd ii, eclipse gt, computer reset: Abhishek: Oh hang in there. I mean working on a car can causes one to want to pull their hair out at times. I would say if the light is still on, there is some other sensor out someplace. If you reset the computer but the light keeps coming on. Then the computer...

Mitsubishi Repair: SRS Light, cell phone charger, mitsubishi eclipse
cell phone charger, mitsubishi eclipse, power spike: Brandon, Your SRS system is extremely sensitive. My wife s Honda s SRS light comes on when it s very cold outside and you put a cell phone charger in the cigarette lighter plug. Depending on where you chose your 12V source and ground point for your...

Mitsubishi Repair: WILL NOT START, motor breakdown, cold start
motor breakdown, cold start, mitsu: Lisa, The starter should be checked that it s receiving enough power from the battery. If you performed the install yourself, you should be able to check this. If not, you can bring your car back the place that installed the starter and have them check...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stall During Days with High Humidity, high humidity, car stalls
high humidity, car stalls, factory specs: Rene, Even if you do not have a Mitsubishi brand of plugs, wires or distributor, you should have your ignition components checked. If your distributor cap, rotor, spark plugs, and wires are over 3 years or 25,000 miles, you should replace them. The build...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalling, coolant temperature sensor, mass air sensor
coolant temperature sensor, mass air sensor, throttle position sensor: Todd, I would guess you have a malfunctioning Idle Speed Controller (ISC) or a bad engine coolant temperature sensor. If you have a service manual for your car (and you can pick one up at most major auto parts stores), it will provide instruction on how...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalling when a/c is on, mitsubishi evolution, fuel pump
mitsubishi evolution, fuel pump, fuel filter: DC: Got to think about what it takes to keep this car running and then on top of it the ac. When is the last time you did a tune up on the car? How old is the oil, the air filter and maybe you should change the fuel filter. You know that the fuel is what cools...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalling on excelleration on take off sharp turns, mitsubishi eclipse gst, fuel pressure regulator
mitsubishi eclipse gst, fuel pressure regulator, mitsubishi eclipse: Gary, Two of the most common causes to your problem is weak fuel pressure and a dying alternator. Since the engine needs to do more work to assist in the steering, that can rob power from the alternator. And doing this from a standing start is even more...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalling and rough idle, spark plug wires, timing belt replacement
spark plug wires, timing belt replacement, 2000 mitsubishi mirage: Nicole, Corrosion build-up on the battery terminals can indeed cause problems like stalling and hesitation, so it s a good idea to clean that off. But your problem could be stemming from bad spark plugs, bad spark plug wires, worn out distributor cap, and/or...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalling, mitsubishi eclipse 95, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse 95, mitsubishi eclipse, cam sensor: Henry, This sounds like it could be an emissions problem; possibly your catalytic converter is no longer functioning properly. Flashing and intermittent check engine light can also indicate random misfires. This can be affected if the timing is off. This...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stalls at traffic lights, mitsubishi eclipse, tps sensor
mitsubishi eclipse, tps sensor, throttle plate: Rookie, The BISS is located on the top of the throttle body. It may be covered with a round rubber cap or caulk-like material. Just pry of the circular rubber cap to reveil the BISS. There are instructions in any service manual to set the idle. Another...

Mitsubishi Repair: No Start, injector pulse, ground signal
injector pulse, ground signal, pulse signal: Dave, These types of strange, intermittent problems can be caused by the ECM itself. Read this article for further information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm If your ECM is faulty, it will cause these types of problems. I would recommend...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter, haynes manuals, mitsubishi eclipse
haynes manuals, mitsubishi eclipse, repair manuals: Michael: Sorry don t know of a site on line for this. Other than you would put the year, model and starter replacement hunt and see what you come up with. You would go to a parts store and buy a repair manual for your car. It would have pictures and explain...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter or Distributer, crank sensor, distributor cap
crank sensor, distributor cap, plug wires: Eddye: If you can hear the car cranking than the starter is working. The starter is what turns the engine so it will start. But if the plugs are not getting any stark, then the engine will not start. I would change the distributor and the rotor too. Don t...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter issue, starter motor, mitsu
starter motor, mitsu, galant: James, I ve never heard of having to drive around for 5 miles for the computer to recognize the new starter, but I m not too familiar with that year of Galant. The starter only is active when the key is turned to the START position, and inactive the rest...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter Motor Problems, mitsubishi spacewagon, starter motor problems
mitsubishi spacewagon, starter motor problems, worn gears: Richard, The solenoid could be stuck. When the solenoid goes, many times the starter won t even turn over, or never stop turning over. Worn gears are another possibility. There is not too much you can do to prevent the failure to disengage other than...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter overheating?, starter relay, ok check
starter relay, ok check, dims: Steven:There is a lot of sensors on these cars and you most likely have more than one out. Get it coded and replace the sensors. Could be your starter relay is getting weak and it over heats. I tell people to buy a repair book on their cars, it explains a...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starter, mighty max, flywheel
mighty max, flywheel, solenoid: Joe, If I understand you correctly, you removed the starter from your truck, you hooked the starter up to a battery, and it engages. But when you install the starter back into the truck, the starter will not turn. I hope I got that right. There could...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starting Problem with 93 Eclipse 1.8 Manual, coolant temperature sensor, advanced auto parts
coolant temperature sensor, advanced auto parts, alternator problem: Andy, A faulty coolant temperature sensor may cause this problem, though typically when the temp. sensor goes, your car will start just fine when it s cold, but will not restart once the engine temperature increases. You may still have an alternator problem....

Mitsubishi Repair: Starting Problem, camshaft sensor, crank sensor
camshaft sensor, crank sensor, coil pack: Cyril, If you can, find out from the dealership exactly what they looked at when they had it. They may have already tested some of the sensors. If your crank or camshaft sensors was malfunctioning, your check engine light would mostly have come on. I...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starting problem, 1995 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi mirage
1995 mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi mirage, mitsubishi engine: Charles, Mitsubishis do have a fusible link that blows if your engine runs out of fuel. I had a fuel pump die on me while driving on the highway, which is basically like running out of fuel. My main ignition fuse blew, and that prevented me from even turning...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starting troubles for 93 eclipse, computer wire, starter relay
computer wire, starter relay, fuel injector: Andy, There are actually a couple wires that run from the ECM to the distributor. And your distributor or your ECM is where you may find the problem. From my last response, I had suggested to you check your ECM. It s located behind your radio. Here s...

Mitsubishi Repair: Starts some times., mitsubishi mirage, coolent
mitsubishi mirage, coolent, starter problem: Hi Brian You have a possible starter problem which is wornout due to the silonoid going bad or the fuel pressure is low and needs checking the best way to find that is do a diagnois test on it amnd that will trace the problem down,I dont think the coolant...

Mitsubishi Repair: Strange electrical problems, inline fuse, stock radio
inline fuse, stock radio, fuse box: John, There could be a fusible link in your fuse box near your battery that has blown. Make sure all the fuses in your fuse box under dash are properly seated. You may want to also have your alternator load tested to be sure it s putting out the proper...

Mitsubishi Repair: Strange Power windows, nissan altima, nissan dealership
nissan altima, nissan dealership, strange power: Seleste, Being that this a Mitsubishi forum, and not the Nissan forum, there s not much I can help with. They are two very different brands and have little in common. You can read your owners manual to figure out why the windows go down, or you can contact...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stuttering during acceleration..., torque converter, flywheel
torque converter, flywheel, stuttering: Carly, The flywheel or torque converter may not have been aligned properly upon install of the transmission. You didn t tell me anything about the car, so I can t give any specifics. I would recommend bringing your car back to the place that replace your...

Mitsubishi Repair: Stuttering Mitsubishi Galant Viento 1999 model, shaft sensors, mitsubishi galant
shaft sensors, mitsubishi galant, oxygen sensors: Gaynell: If the check engine light is coming on, your car s computer is picking up some problem in the system. You don t say who told you, that you need those sensors. If you got an AutoZone close by, I would have the car coded there just to be sure, as they...

Mitsubishi Repair: Surging idle, mass air sensor, throttle position sensor
mass air sensor, throttle position sensor, vacuum hoses: Vance this sounds like an ISC IAC problem its located behind/side of throttle body, vacuum hoses can cause idle problems and surging. Replace the ISC if you take it off and you cant push in the spool by hand or if its hard to move. Check vacuum hoses diagram...

Mitsubishi Repair: can i save this car, assisstance, burning oil
assisstance, burning oil, ball park: Sandra: Who told you that you need an Idle control motor? Are you sure that is the problem or maybe just the sensor might be out. I was at one time a single mother and going to college. So I know where you are with this. You need to go up on line to check...

Mitsubishi Repair: scratching idle sound, mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse, autozone: Eric: I would check the motor mounts to see if any of those are loose. Then has the timing belt ever been changed on this car. You know don t you if the timing belt goes when driving the car, it will take the valves in the engine. So I would think about getting...

Mitsubishi Repair: screwy clutch, mitsubishi galant, clutch pedal
mitsubishi galant, clutch pedal, hydraulic clutch: Trey: This is right from my repair manual... master or release cylinder faulty, hose/pipe burst or leaking, connections leaking, not much fluid in the reservoir, if the fluid in reservoir rises as pedal is depressed, master cylinder center valve seal is faulty,...

Mitsubishi Repair: secondary air injection solenoid, air injection, catalytic converter
air injection, catalytic converter, solenoid: Kanale: I checked all my books and could not really find out where it is. I am sorry but it does have something to do with the catalytic converter, in that it injects large amounts of heat into the catalytic so that it heats up faster. I would think it is...

Mitsubishi Repair: seemingly low compression, tapping noise, and all out of ideas, radiator hoses, head gasket
radiator hoses, head gasket, arm assembly: Matt, Tapping noises on older Eclipses are common. If you used OEM lifters made for a 90-99 Eclipse, you will get a tapping noise. Though if the ones you just put in are new (or at least cleaned very well), you shouldn t hear tapping from those after you...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine light, acceleration problems, o2 sensors
acceleration problems, o2 sensors, continual service: Kasey: Got an AutoZone close by? They will code your car for free and then reset your computer if that engine light is still on. You have to reset the computer because other wise it does not know you have fixed things. Acceleration problems could your fuel...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine light @ 80,000, o2 sensors, mitsubishi engine
o2 sensors, mitsubishi engine, auto parts store: Hi Cal, Often there are O2 sensors that are set to go off automatically at x miles. There is a reset button in a module on some vehicles but I m not sure if and where it would be on yours. I suggest you get a manual from an auto parts store and check...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine light, mitsubishi galant, code scanner
mitsubishi galant, code scanner, fuel components: Jim, Hesitation problems are usually caused by worn ignition components, fuel components, and emission components. Your service engine soon comes on typically for problems it detects in the ignition or emissions system. Ignition components that may be...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine soon light, montero sport, autozone
montero sport, autozone, montero: Cynthia: Got to say miles really has nothing to do with this. Though it does seem to happen with more miles. But if your computer picks up on something that is not right in your engine, it puts that service light on. You need to find a AutoZone as they will...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine soon light, air passages, mishubishi
air passages, mishubishi, internal portion: Jennifer: It could be a problem with the computer, as it is what kicks on the light when it picks up a problem in the system. Could be the wires that hook to the 02 sensor is not hooked tight or as they should be. So the computer is picking something up and...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine soon light, spark plug wires, mitsubishi mirage
spark plug wires, mitsubishi mirage, 2001 mitsubishi mirage: Jackie, Many times when your car s computer detects a spark plug does not fire properly (even if only once), that will cause your check engine light to come on and stay on. You mentioned your mechanic replaced your spark plugs. He should have also replaced...

Mitsubishi Repair: service engine soon, advanced auto parts, modern cars
advanced auto parts, modern cars, autozone: Eddie, There are more causes for the check engine light to come on in modern cars than I could even list. But typically it will come on due to an emissions, ignition, or timing problem. Even something as simply as your gas cap being screwed on too loosely...

Mitsubishi Repair: setting timing sprockets, old fashion way, manual tranny
old fashion way, manual tranny, timing indicators: Darryl, There are timing marks set on your silent shaft sprocket, crankshaft sprocket, and camshaft sprocket; usually in the form of white dots. Next to each sprocket, there should also be a marking that looks like a triangle on the engine itself. These...

Mitsubishi Repair: shaky motor, angle valve job, piston rings
angle valve job, piston rings, eclipse gs: Mark: Take it back to the shop that did your work. They must have not put something back together right. You might have a sensor out some place, or your car s computer needs to be reset. To work on some cars you need to loosen a motor mount. Could be that...

Mitsubishi Repair: shift linkage on a 3000GT, mitsubishi 3000gt, shift linkage
mitsubishi 3000gt, shift linkage, dodge stealth: Amy, The Dodge Stealth and Mitsubishi 3000GT are the same car. Most parts between the 91 and 92 models are the same, though there are many compatible parts between 91- 94 models. And I believe your gearshift parts would match any of those years. ...

Mitsubishi Repair: shifting problems, eagle talon esi, clutch master
eagle talon esi, clutch master, slave cylinders: Pammy, If you have an automatic transmission, you can have hard shifting if your timing belt has skipped a tooth. But this would not be the cause if you had a manual transmission. If you have a manual transmission, the problem may simply be a loose cable...

Mitsubishi Repair: A one sided problem, mitsubishi mirage, seat belts
mitsubishi mirage, seat belts, passanger side: Hi Josh You have a electrical problem that can be tricky to find unless you use a test light to check your current or the seatbelt line is off track and needs re adjusting but that will require to remove the door panel to get to it. If you have trouble...

Mitsubishi Repair: smell gas through vents inside, fuel pressure regulator, eclipse spyder
fuel pressure regulator, eclipse spyder, smell gas: Brandon, You may have a small fuel leak at your engine bay. Have a mechanic check your fuel line coming into your fuel filter and where it exits near the fuel pressure regulator. A small tear in a fuel hose or bad o-ring near at an injector can cause fuel...

Mitsubishi Repair: smoke amd noise, valve seals, combustion chamber
valve seals, combustion chamber, manual car: Gabriel, It sounds like your valve seals and guides are leaking this oil into your combustion chamber and that oil is burning off into your exhaust. The ticking noise is most likely the lack of oil that is getting to the lifters. The ticking is a common...

Mitsubishi Repair: smoke from exhaust, mitsubishi eclipse gsx, 1997 mitsubishi eclipse gsx
mitsubishi eclipse gsx, 1997 mitsubishi eclipse gsx, mitsubishi eclipse: John: I got to be honest here, I don t work much on cars with turbo. But if your car is smoking, that means that oil is getting passed the rings. So you need to do a compression check on your engine. Either get a repair manual at any parts store for around...

Mitsubishi Repair: smoke?, eclipse gst, head gasket
eclipse gst, head gasket, valve stems: Will, A valve job can be pretty labor intensive and could run you anywhere from $400-$1000 depending on the the mechanic, experience of the mechanic, hourly rate, and parts required. The best thing to do would be call around to various mechanics and ask...

Mitsubishi Repair: smoking engine mitsu mirage, mirage coupe, coolant level
mirage coupe, coolant level, head gasket: Brian, If you notice that the white smoke has a sweet smell to it, that would indicate you are burning off coolant. Check your coolant level. If it is indeed coolant, that means your head gasket is starting to go bad and it will need to be replaced before...

Mitsubishi Repair: solenoid, solenoid switch, starter motor
solenoid switch, starter motor, solenoid: Susan, If it is making noise with the car off and no key in the ignition, that sounds like an electrical short in the system. Depending on the year, make, and model of the car you have and if you can even get the car started would help me better determine...

Mitsubishi Repair: My son has a 1992 Mitsubishi..., mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealers
mitsubishi eclipse, mitsubishi dealers, running on three: Catherine, There is no special equipment that a dealership would have to checking the timing that a local mechanic wouldn t. But if it really was a timing issue, none of the cylinders would be firing, and you d probably see the check engine light come on....

Mitsubishi Repair: sounds like belts touching, belts, norm
belts, norm, good luck: Lucas: You could have a belt or two that is loose so slipping. Or you could need to replace the belts. So take the car either back to the shop that rebuilt the engine to get those belts checked. Or someplace else. Belts do need to be replaced from time to...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, crank sensor, pushing the car
crank sensor, pushing the car, wet weather: Tim:Got to say at times working on a car can be a mind blowing and hair pulling thing. I was thinking maybe you have a short someplace and so the stark is going to something else. Have you thought of letting someone else look things over? Sometimes I get to...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, senors, ecu
senors, ecu, mirage: Jeremy: When you replace the ecu did you replace it with the right one for your car and engine? Get a manual for your car at any parts store, it will show you wiring and ingnition parts. Could be a relay or even a senors out too. But make sure that ecu is...

Mitsubishi Repair: No spark, primary resistance, eagle summit
primary resistance, eagle summit, distributor cap: I d check the coil and see if you have output to your distributor. I must admit I haven t worked with internal distributor coils but if you have current into the coil and nothing out of the distributor, you ve definitely zeroed in on the problem. As for...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, camshaft position sensor, ground wires
camshaft position sensor, ground wires, 3000gt: Glenn, You should check everything from the alternator, coil, wires and plugs. Also check to be sure your ignition fusible link and EFI fuse is intact. If your timing belt is off or your camshaft position sensor is faulty, that can also prevent a spark....

Mitsubishi Repair: No spark..., haynes repair manuals, manual tools
haynes repair manuals, manual tools, exchange basis: Cody: Pulling this right out of my repair manual, broken, loose or disconnected wires at the ignition coil or faulty coil. Broken, loose or disconnected wires in the starting circuit. You said you replaced the distributor did you also then do the rotor too?...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, plymouth lazer, coil pack
plymouth lazer, coil pack, angle sensor: Max, You may have a problem with your cam angle sensor. Services manuals that are available should instruct you how to diagnose that sensor. It s also possible your car s computer may be faulty. Check this page for more information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, plymouth lazer, angle sensor
plymouth lazer, angle sensor, coil pack: Max: Did you ever get the car coded? As to check for weak or bad sensors? But also check how well the computer is working? There is a sensor in that throttle body, yet something has to make that fuse blow, you should check the coil to see if somehow it is...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark 91 awd tsi, auto parts stores, car wont start
auto parts stores, car wont start, start car: Justin, When you test the spark plugs, make sure they are grounded properly or you won t see a spark. But yes, you can have sudden problems, without warning, if the caps in your ECU start leaking. That cap may have leaked out years ago, but it can continue...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark/ 96 montero, camshaft position sensor, crankshaft position sensor
camshaft position sensor, crankshaft position sensor, valve job: Ash: Those timing marks are very hard to see at times. Sounds like to me, you do not have the car timed right. Or you could have a sensor out someplace. There is two sensors might causing you problems, the camshaft position sensor or the crankshaft position...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark from one coil on a 1995 Stealth, dodge stealth, lab scope
dodge stealth, lab scope, faulty computer: Howard, Though you ve heard it numerous times, unfortuntely, I would suggest a faulty computer as well. In your research, you ve probably read that between 1989-1994, MItusbishi used under-rated capacitors in their computers. All those computers over time...

Mitsubishi Repair: spark plug, auto parts store, local auto
auto parts store, local auto, spark plugs: Carl, Unfortunately, I do not answer how do I do... questions because they can get too involved. Also, you did not provide the year, make, or model of the vehicle you are inquiring about, so I would not be able to even guide you in the right direction....

Mitsubishi Repair: spark plug placement, mitsubishi lancer, oil cap
mitsubishi lancer, oil cap, spark plug: Darrin, Your car has 2 coils, each one controls 2 spark plugs; no distributor. You can see the spark plug boots along the top of the valve cover. You can see one very easily just behind the oil cap. All 4 spark plugs are in line. If you pull up the boot,...

Mitsubishi Repair: spark plug, wire replacement, spark plug wires, feeler gage
spark plug wires, feeler gage, haynes manual: Hello Carlo, Yes, there are a few things you ll want to remember. IMPORTANT: DON T REMOVE ALL OF THE SPARK PLUG WIRES AT THE SAME TIME. It s always wisest to use quality parts. You don t have to go to a Mits. dealer but you do want to insure the...

Mitsubishi Repair: spark plug, spark plug wires, mitsubishi galant
spark plug wires, mitsubishi galant, rubber gaskets: John:You need to get yourself a repair manual for your car, as I am thinking maybe there is a cover that is missing which would hold those wires down onto the stark plugs. You can buy a repair manual for your car at any parts store for around $20.00 and it...

Mitsubishi Repair: spark plugs, newer cars, mitsubishi lancer
newer cars, mitsubishi lancer, plug wires: Israel: This is Linda here, I would say that you might have to remove a cover to find those stark plugs, you should go out and buy yourself a repair manual. Can get one at any parts store for around $20.00 and it is well worth the money. Other wise find the...

Mitsubishi Repair: No spark at plugs, plug wires, spark plugs
plug wires, spark plugs, gsx: Mark, Sorry for the long delay in a response. The AllExpert site has been having technical difficulties all weekend. You should first check your ignition coil. If you have a service manual, they will describe how to test your coil. Be sure to check...

Mitsubishi Repair: no spark, prong plug, yellow wires
prong plug, yellow wires, problem thanks: Kerry, Early model Eclipses are known to have issues with the computer. Read this article for further information: http://90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm Pull your ECU, open up it s housing and examine the circuit board for possible damage. Check that...

Mitsubishi Repair: no sparker, crankshaft position sensor, power transistor
crankshaft position sensor, power transistor, battery cable: Rich, The could be a malfunctioning ignition power transistor, faulty crankshaft position sensor, or even a blown fuel injection fusible link. I believe that is the fuse attached to your positive battery cable. If your timing belt has skipped enough, that...

Mitsubishi Repair: speed/overheating, wiring harnesses, fuel pumps
wiring harnesses, fuel pumps, computer wiring: Ed, Even with 200K miles on your car, your engine is not worn out unless you haven t been keeping up on regular maintenace items (all listed in your owners manual). If you did not have your entire coolant flushed when you installed a new thermostat, you...

Mitsubishi Repair: speedometer, speedometer cable, vacuum leak
speedometer cable, vacuum leak, mitsubishi eclipse: Ed: there is a cable for the speedometer, which is old, broken well needs some repair. When is the last time you or her did a tune up on the car? Or else have the fuel pump check might not be putting out enough fuel. Takes three things for a car engine to...

Mitsubishi Repair: speedometer, mitsubishi eclipse, traditional vehicles
mitsubishi eclipse, traditional vehicles, older cars: ED, Your speedometer is controlled by a cable and gears in the transmission as it is in traditional vehicles. Bucking and stalling is usually caused by improper fuel supply. A weak fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, or clogged fuel injector(s) can cause...

Mitsubishi Repair: speedometer problems, mitsbishi, driven gear
mitsbishi, driven gear, transmission shop: Troy, The speedometer linkage consists mainly of the speedo driven gear, the sleeve that goes over the gear, the cable that goes to your speedo cluster, and the needle that moves. If your mechanic just bought the sleeve, it comes with the sensor, but not...

Mitsubishi Repair: speedometer, mitsubishi eclipse, s gauge
mitsubishi eclipse, s gauge, easy job: Eddie: I would say that the cable has come unhooked or has broken. The RPM s has it s own cable. You need to get yourself a repair manual for your car. You can buy one at any parts store for around $20.00. If you get a Haynes they will walk you through how...

Mitsubishi Repair: sputtering when starting and turning off, oxgen, ac compressor
oxgen, ac compressor, timing belt: Jennifer: Did you not pay for having your car fixed at a shop someplace? Then take the car back to them, they did something wrong to your car. I would say they did not get the timing belt on the right marks. So take it back and tell the shop to fix it right...

Mitsubishi Repair: sqeeking belts, power stearing, dsm performance
power stearing, dsm performance, couple places: Jesse, There are several places to buy aftermarket pulleys. Most of those places sell pulley sets in sets of 3 and 4. Since you may not be sure exactly which pulley is causing your squeaking noise, I d recommend getting the set of 4. The aftermarket pulleys...

Mitsubishi Repair: squeak wont go away 01 eclipse gt, cv joints, wheel bearings
cv joints, wheel bearings, transaxle: Erik: Just ideas on my part to look at or check out... check the CV joints, wheel bearings, you could have a belt slipping, or a bad bearing on one of the drives that the belt runs on. Or maybe a loose engine or transaxle mounts. Maybe you should go to a shop...

Mitsubishi Repair: squealing, mitsubishi galant, selt
mitsubishi galant, selt, squeals: Sarah:Your belts are in need of repair. Or have come loose enough that it does not hold so good when cold but once the engine warms up so does the belts and they stop squealing. Either take it to a shop and have them check it. Or buy a manual on your car and...

Mitsubishi Repair: srs (air bags system), negative battery cable, mitsubishi eclipse
negative battery cable, mitsubishi eclipse, resistance value: Ruben, You have an all too common problem when an airbag has been disconnected. I checked my shop manuals, and there is no written procedure for resetting the light. Typically, the SRS light comes on when the SRS sensor detects a resistance value which...

Mitsubishi Repair: srs light on, mitsubishi diamante, hazard lights
mitsubishi diamante, hazard lights, air bag system: Lance, The sensors associated with the air bag system are very sensitive. Whatever caused the indicators to go out could have also caused the SRS light to come on. Have your mechanic inspect the switch in the steering column for any malfunction or short...

Mitsubishi Repair: stallin, mitsubishi cars, o2 sensors
mitsubishi cars, o2 sensors, o2 sensor: Billie, Older Mitsubishi cars are known for troublesome ECMs. You can read this article for more information: http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm It s possible the ECM you used as a replacement could have developed the same problem as the original....

Mitsubishi Repair: stalling cold, coolant temperature sensor, mass air sensor
coolant temperature sensor, mass air sensor, throttle position sensor: Irwin, This problem can be caused by a faulty Mass Air Sensor, Idle Air Controller, Fast Idle Air Valve, throttle position sensor, or engine coolant temperature sensor. Confirm with your mechanics if they had checked all those items. You should have...

Mitsubishi Repair: stalls out and it MIGHT start back up., crank sensor, motor swap
crank sensor, motor swap, awile: Matt, If the PCM detects the engine is running, and determines the fuel pump is not providing enough fuel, they PCM will turn the car off. Usually, it ll blow a fuse if that happens. No relays should be affected, but it would be a good idea to check all...

Mitsubishi Repair: stalls at stops, mechanic check, timing adjuster
mechanic check, timing adjuster, throttle plate: Wolfgang, Your throttle cable should be adjusted when the engine is warm. There s more than just setting the throttle cable to adjust your idle. There is an idle timing adjuster in your engine compartment. You ll want a manual to show you exactly where...

Mitsubishi Repair: will not start, car fire, timing chain
car fire, timing chain, voltmeter: Eric: You get a repair manual for your car. I have one sitting on the floor in my computer room. And a voltmeter, the repair manual will tell you the readings you need and you check the car out starting with the battery. Till you find the problem. My repair...

Mitsubishi Repair: will not start, vacuum hoses, car repair shops
vacuum hoses, car repair shops, balance shaft: Natalie: If the valves are bent then it has to be from something to do with the timing belt. Even if it is not broken, could be the balance shaft belt broke or the balance shaft tensioner let go for some reason. Are you going to have the engine rebuilt or...

Mitsubishi Repair: no-start hot, galant, ecu
galant, ecu, capacitor: Greg, There might be a problem with your car s computer. Read this article for further information: http://90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm The capacitor leaks are corrosive, and will eat through the circuit board, eventually resulting in total failure...

Mitsubishi Repair: Will not start, auto parts stores, idle air controller
auto parts stores, idle air controller, eagle talon: Rick, Your problem could be your Idle Speed Control motor (ISC) or sometimes referred to as the Idle Air Controller motor (IAC). The ISC is mounted on your throttle body and controls the amount of air that s allowed to enter your intake while your engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: starter relay, blown fuse, starter relay
blown fuse, starter relay, black boxes: Trevor: Oh another person that wrote to me, pointed out my forgetfulness, maybe you did not know this but Mitsubishi farmed out the building of their computers to another company and that company did not make very good ones. A piece in the computer will start...

Mitsubishi Repair: starter whines, starter relay, battery connections
starter relay, battery connections, ground connections: Wildman, It may be making a noise from a loose electrical connection from the starter to the battery, or even from the starter relay. Have all starter relay connections, starter to battery connections, and starter to ground connections checked again. ...

Mitsubishi Repair: not starting, advanced auto parts, battery cables
advanced auto parts, battery cables, steel wool: Tracy, Most starting problems happen when the temperatures drop that low. This is usually contributed to a weak battery, weak alternator, and/or corroded battery cables. If you can, remove your battery from your car and have a friend drive you to an AutoZone,...

Mitsubishi Repair: starting issue, vacuum leak, right reading
vacuum leak, right reading, galant: Erid: I did check around a bit on your car, hoping that there was a recall on this or something. But no luck there. I would have the car coded to rule out any problems with a weak sensor or the computer. It sounds like a problem with a sensor that is in the...

Mitsubishi Repair: starting problems, starter problem, starter relay
starter problem, starter relay, cold mornings: Sharon, Though you mentioned your starter is relatively new, it still appears that it may be a starter problem; or perhaps your stater motor was installed improperly and misaligned. This can cause the starter to stick. I will assume your mechanic actually...

Mitsubishi Repair: not starting, advanced auto parts, starter relay
advanced auto parts, starter relay, service garage: John, This problem can be caused by a bad battery, bad starter, bad starter relay, a bad alternator, or a combination of the items listed. First, have your battery recharged and load tested. Just about any auto parts store (AutoZone, Advanced Auto Parts,...

Mitsubishi Repair: steering hardend, power steering rack, bad ball joints
power steering rack, bad ball joints, power steering fluid: Thanks for additional info Tom. Indeed, badly worn lower outer ball joints can cause hard steering and loud popping noises during turns. Ball joints typically wear out due to torn boots. Those boots are packed with grease that keep the joint lubricated...

Mitsubishi Repair: stereo, mitsubshi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership
mitsubshi eclipse, mitsubishi dealership, radio code: Lyn, Your car most likely requires a security code to be entered on the radio to enable the radio. If you bought the car new, then the dealership should have provided with the code. Your owners manual should also describe how to enter the code on the radio....

Mitsubishi Repair: sterieo, player mechanism, focus error
player mechanism, focus error, play cd: Amanda, Here are the listing as to what the error codes refer to: E01 - Focus Error - Disc is not loaded correctly, or condensation on disc E02 - Disc Error - Disc is dirty, scratched, or deformed; or excessive vehicle vibration E03 - Mechanism error...

Mitsubishi Repair: strong gasoline smell - 2003 Outlander, gasoline smell, outlander
gasoline smell, outlander, becca: Becca: You need to take your Outlander back to the dealership sometimes I could just kick the guys that work at such a place. As they just don t even try to find the problems with things. I would have them check the evaporative canister. As I would say you...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tail/Brake Lights Will Not Shut Off, mitsubishi dealership, best bet
mitsubishi dealership, best bet, battery cable: Nette, Any Mitsubishi dealership can inspect your alarm. There is a chance that the car had an aftermarket alarm installed. Just about any car alarm install shop can determine that. There s a chance your brake light problem may have to do with your faulty...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tail Light, tunk, tail light
tunk, tail light, bulbs: Amanda: You will have to look in the tunk again, open the tunk door, standing looking in the area where the lights sit on the outside of the car, then look in that area in the tunk. You will have to pull back whatever is covering the lights, and then see what...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tail Lights/Turn Signal Problems, left turn signal, emergency flashers
left turn signal, emergency flashers, black boxes: Drew: Your problem sounds like a weak or bad relay. When you open the hood of your car, standing looking at the engine. There should be two or three small black boxes in with the engine. One up by the firewall driver s side, either one or two over by the battery...

Mitsubishi Repair: Talon wont start, side tire, first signs
side tire, first signs, splash guard: Zack, You can check if the engine is seized relatively easy. I m more familiar with the 2.0L engines, but I think the 1.8L set up is similar for this procedure. Raise the front of the car, put it on jack stands, and remove the driver side tire. There,...

Mitsubishi Repair: TCL and Anti Brake, snowy weather, antilock brakes
snowy weather, antilock brakes, warranty period: Jason: Go to an AutoZone and they will code your car for free. The computer of your car has picked up a problem in the line with the traction control and antilock brakes, so it put the lights on. Going to AutoZone will show you if you have a weak sensor or...

Mitsubishi Repair: TCU, mitsubishi eclipse, modual
mitsubishi eclipse, modual, passanger side: Deanna, You should be able to find your TCU mounted under the center of your dash; a little closer to the passanger side. It simply looks like a metal box. The ECU is also located in this general area, but I believe that is directly behind the radio and...

Mitsubishi Repair: TDC on Mitsi3ltr V6?, balancer shaft, compression stroke
balancer shaft, compression stroke, timing belt: Ian, If the timing and timing belt were set correctly before you removed the timing belt, setting all the timing marks should be ok and you shouldn t have to worry. Though, you will also need to make sure your balancer shaft is in phase. Else your engine...

Mitsubishi Repair: TEMPREATURE RISE, radiator fans, radiator cap
radiator fans, radiator cap, bad water: Cesar, There are a number of items that can cause your engine to rise to unsafe levels: - Lack of engine oil - Bad radiator cap - Dirty/insufficiant amount of coolant - Bad thermostat - Bad radiator fans - Bad radiator - Bad water pump The items...

Mitsubishi Repair: Where is Temp Send Unit on 2001 Galant? Or maybe a diagram?, mitsubishi galant, temperature sending unit
mitsubishi galant, temperature sending unit, galant: Steve: You will have to go out and buy yourself a repair manual for your car. Most parts stores have them, they cost around $20.00 and are well worth the money. My question to you, is why did you buy that Temperature sending unit? Did someone tell you need...

Mitsubishi Repair: Temperature problems, water pump replacement, mitsubishi magna
water pump replacement, mitsubishi magna, radiator cap: Bo: Gee this could be the starting of something. Or it could be nothing. I would take the car to a shop and have them check your thermostat to see if it is sticking, but also I would check the water pump belt to see if it might be slipping, but it could be...

Mitsubishi Repair: TF Magna turning off, good computers, autozone
good computers, autozone, air fuel: An: I guess your mechanic could change the alternator. But all the alternator really does is keep things charged as the car runs down the road. And well the battery too. But I think you should have your car coded, could be a weak sensor someplace. Or your...

Mitsubishi Repair: TH Magna wagon tailgate stuck, magna wagon, wd40
magna wagon, wd40, molding: Matt:Try putting some WD40 into the lock. Think of all the water and dirt that gets in there. You need to put the WD40 in and let it work for a bit. Then you should go buy a repair manual for your car at any parts store. It will explain how to remove that...

Mitsubishi Repair: Throtle body Idle Air Control, auto salvage yards, eagle talon
auto salvage yards, eagle talon, plymouth laser: Rbt, Your best bet would be to look on eBay for used parts. Many owners part out their Eclipses, and sell throttle bodies and IACs at very inexpensive prices. Check there first. You can also call around to your local auto salvage yards and see if they...

Mitsubishi Repair: Throttle Body, throttle position sensor, throttle body
throttle position sensor, throttle body, speed controller: Alfredo, There are two holes at the bottom of the throttle body that, I believe, go into the Idle Speed Controller. You do not want to get any cleaning solution into these because it can cause damage to that component. Your car s computer may be restricting...

Mitsubishi Repair: TIMING BELT, interference engine, compression results
interference engine, compression results, mitsub: Jay, Your engine is an interference engine, so that increases the risk for internal damage if the timing belt breaks. But your engine is also a single overhead cam engine, which slightly reduces the risk of damage. To be sure, have a mechanic do a compression...

Mitsubishi Repair: TIMING BELT, internal engine components, camshaft position
internal engine components, camshaft position, btdc: Patrick, If the timing belt is not set correctly, your camshaft position senor will detect that your timing is off, and will not allow your engine to start. It does this because if the engine starts when the valves are in the wrong position, it could cause...

Mitsubishi Repair: TIMING MARKS, cam sprockets, dohc motor
cam sprockets, dohc motor, mitsubishi eclipse: Russell, If you currently have the timing belt installed on your engine, and the engine is running fine, you can set your engine to top-dead-center (TDC) by facing the two notches on the cam sprockets towards each other. Once those notches are inline, your...

Mitsubishi Repair: TIMING, dodge stealth rt, cam sprockets
dodge stealth rt, cam sprockets, dodge stealth: David, Unfortuntely, I don t have that exact knowledge of where the marks are but typically the marks are located on the crank sprocket, oil pump sprocket, and on the engine block. There should also be markings on the cam sprockets that should line up to...

Mitsubishi Repair: Ticking Engine, haynes manual, plymouth laser
haynes manual, plymouth laser, lifters: then i would suggest try testing each one of them before replacing them before you get something you don t need.You can get a diagnois test done to it because i hate for you to replace them and it not be that,A diagnois test is very accurate and will point...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing 2.0 DOHC, timing belt tensioner, crank shaft
timing belt tensioner, crank shaft, dodge avenger: Frank, Most of the time if the timing belt slips off while the engine is running, it will bang up some valves. Bent valves will prevent compression. When most Mitsu engines are at TDC, all valves are closed. I m not exactly sure which Mitsu engine is in...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Off, mitsubishi dealership, mitsubushi
mitsubishi dealership, mitsubushi, smog: Gina, If you really want to get the timing set properly, or even have the timing belts changed all together, I would recommend having the Mitsubishi dealership work on it. The timing on these engines can be tricky and the best mechanics to have work on it...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing, cam gear, timing belt
cam gear, timing belt, repair manual: Guy:Can t say I have ever heard of that happening before. But a 1992 has to have a lot of miles on it. Maybe the battery running down and/or getting weak, weaked something else which caused your problem. Surely you knew the alternater belt broke? Before all...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt, timing belt replacement, 2000 mitsubishi galant
timing belt replacement, 2000 mitsubishi galant, excess vibration: Sunny, Timing belts do not have time bombs on them, where they fail immediately at 60,000 miles. But, timing belts very rarely give any kind of warning before they do fail. The 60k mile recommendation should be followed; especially for a car that has...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt on a 2003 Galant ES 4 cyl, timing belt replacement, camray
timing belt replacement, camray, independent shop: Ken: Look at this way, I would listen to the car s maintenace schedule. I know some mechanic say what the hell 100,000 miles is soon enough. But still he is reading a book, manual. And how the car was drove, the care it got and the such. I am not saying you...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt breakage and repair, salvage engines, interference engines
salvage engines, interference engines, dash lights: Hello Jeff, Before you decide to fix/replace the engine you might want to attempt a timing belt change. I had an 89 MR2 that lost a timing belt but the belt didn t break. When my bro -in-law and I pulled the upper cover off there was still tension on...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt Problem, crankshaft pulley tool, tensioner pulley
crankshaft pulley tool, tensioner pulley, head bolts: Peter, A crankshaft pulley tool is pretty unique for Mitusbishi engines. There s always an option to buy one from the dealership. If you want to try it, you can make your own crank tool to hold the pulley while you torque down the bolt. Here s the link...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt Repair, mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse, hydraulic tensioner: Wallace, Because your car uses a rubber timing belt, it should not be making any noise. The noise you may be hearing are the lifters under your valve cover. Those are notorious for making a lot of noise when your engine is cold. They won t really cause...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt Work, timing belt, car dealership
timing belt, car dealership, water pump: Walter: Sorry I did not get back to your sooner but I got to much sun and got sick because of that. Opps... But anyway, I have to tell you that all this is only an idea on my part. Because if you live in a large city or a small town and if you take your car...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belt, cam sprockets, bolts and nuts
cam sprockets, bolts and nuts, nuts and bolts: David, Changing the timing belts can be pretty tricky. The best thing to get you started is a real good service manual. The factory service manual is always best. But if you have an aftermarket service manual, that will offer good tips as well. Have...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Belts, toyota camry v6, interference engine
toyota camry v6, interference engine, toyota lexus: No problem, I work on and am familiar with most models. The manuals I have show a 60K timing belt change, but the answer to your question: This engine isn t a interference engine, which means if the timing belt DOES snap, then you will simply have a dead...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing belt change, mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gs, mitsubishi eclipse, timing belt change: Vanitha: Some people say 60,000 miles and other say 100,000 miles for that timing belt. The problem I see is you have no idea how the car was drove, if it was taken care of such as repairs and then such. So if buying used I would get that timing belt replaced...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing belt change at 60K really??, case trust, timing belts
case trust, timing belts, valve job: Jeff: Look maybe your car is not that old or have that much for miles. But trust me, most cars have a set times in their books for having things done. I would have the timing belt done. Because if it breaks while going down the road, you will be doing a valve...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing belt keeps grinding..., tensioner pulley, pivot bolt
tensioner pulley, pivot bolt, mitsubishi eclipse: Seth, You ve probably gone over more scenarios in your mind in the past 3 weeks than what I could think of in 3 days. But if you haven t, I would suggest to check the torque on the Tensioner Pulley and Idler Pulley. If those their bolts are pulling loose...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing belt, reverse gear, air fuel mixture, internal engine components
air fuel mixture, internal engine components, mitsubishi galant: Vatsa, For most Mitsubishi engines, it s recommend that you change the timing belt and associated components every 60,000 miles. Your owners manual should give a maintenance schedule for your specific car. The timing belt is one of the single most important...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing Issue..VERY desperate., interference engine, coil pack
interference engine, coil pack, compression test: Pamela, Because your engine is an interference engine, most times if the engine is running at an RPM higher than idle when the timing belt breaks, it can bend valves and can cause lose of compression. This can prevent cylinders from firing properly. You...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing marks on sprockets, timing pulley, auto parts stores
timing pulley, auto parts stores, sprockets: Jerry, The timing marks on the sprockets look like small dashes, and they are to line up with small triangles on the engine itself. Most auto parts stores sell service manuals for your car, and they will show photos of what the marks should look like. Sometimes...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timing, hydraulic lifters, mitsubishi dealership
hydraulic lifters, mitsubishi dealership, correct oil: John, Glad to hear things are running better now. Noisy lifters on older Eclipse were a common issue. The oil passages in the later Eclipse (2000+ models) had passages 3 times larger and prevented a lot of that clacking. Just be sure you re using the correct...

Mitsubishi Repair: Timingf Belt Tensioner, timing belt tensioner, timing belt replacement
timing belt tensioner, timing belt replacement, mitsubishi eclipse: Jennifer, The tensioner should be really stiff, and the only way to retact is with a bench vise. You can refer to this site for tips on replacing the timing belt in your car: http://www.vfaq.com/FAQlocator-engine.html I would also highly recommend you...

Mitsubishi Repair: Total cost to change the Timing Belt?, mitsubishi eclipse gt, good evening and good luck
mitsubishi eclipse gt, good evening and good luck, mitsubishi eclipse: DeeL: Who told you that your timing belt is bad? With the engine service soon light it could be a sensor or a problem with your computer in your car. I would have the car coded to rule out anything like that before getting the timing belt changed, AutoZone...

Mitsubishi Repair: TPS on a 1991 Plymouth Laser, throttle position sensor, brake fluid reservoir
throttle position sensor, brake fluid reservoir, haynes book: Jerry: I have a Haynes book which is for 1990-1994, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Plymouth Laser and the Eagle Talon. I can give you an idea but a manual would sure help you more... I would too go someplace and have your car coded, so that you can make sure if it might...

Mitsubishi Repair: TPS problem, throttle position sensor, haynes book
throttle position sensor, haynes book, mitsubishi mirage: Luis: First place go to that AutoZone and get a repair book for your car. That book will explain everything you need to know on how to change a Throttle Position Sensor. That sensor is on the top of the engine, in that the car will not need to be put on jack...

Mitsubishi Repair: TRANSMISSION, automatic transaxle, cv boots
automatic transaxle, cv boots, home mechanic: Tom:Hard question...Though the fluid is full, what color is it? And does it smell burnt? You could try putting in a new filter and new fluid to see if that helps. It would be an easy fix, other wise how is the cv boots on both wheels? There is also a inner...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tranny/clutch issue, bearing retainer, shift linkage
bearing retainer, shift linkage, loose dirt: Justin: Let me say cars always work pretty good in the warm weather but as soon as Winter comes; then those things cause problems. So the cold weather is hard on things. But my repair book says this about your problem and so it could be a lot of different...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tranny grinding, clutch gear, clutch pedal
clutch gear, clutch pedal, steel ruler: Sal:The check should be checked every 6000 miles for freeplay and height on your clutch. You measure the clutch pedal height(the distance from the top of the clutch pedal to the floor). If the pedal height is not correct, reach under the dash and loosen the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Tranny wiring, power economy, change over switch
power economy, change over switch, kick panel: Bert, Those wires may be the pulse generator cables, back-up light cables, or even the Power/Economy Change Over switch. Those are the easiest to see, and there are many more. But what retains the memory for your tranny is the transaxle control module....

Mitsubishi Repair: Tranny, cv joints, motor swap
cv joints, motor swap, slaming: Luzbel: Oh a hard one here. I would change my fluid and filter to see what you find in the oil. If you put the fluid back in, did you put in enough and did you change the filter at that same time? Does your fluid smell burnt? I would say if it still shift...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transaxle Problem, automatic transaxle, mitsubishi eclipse
automatic transaxle, mitsubishi eclipse, liter engine: David, There are several actuators and solenoids that all control the correct gear the car is supposed to be in relative to the throttle pedal position and speed. The transmission also has it s own computer that controls the shifting. It s called the TCU...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmision is in the safy..., mechanical failure, transmission shop
mechanical failure, transmission shop, valve body: Marvin, You should have your transmission checked by a mechanic. When it sticks in one gear, that usually indicates a mechanical failure inside the transmission. You may have a misadjusted linkage, a stuck valve body, or even a worn band. It s possible...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission, mitsubishi galant, torque converter
mitsubishi galant, torque converter, transmission shop: Sharde. There are several presumable causes for a forward/reverse movement problem. A torque converter problem is possible, but these are the items that your mechanic should focus on with high priority: - Manual linkage. Have it adjusted within spec -...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission, dodge colt, shift linkage
dodge colt, shift linkage, mitsubishi engine: Smitty, You may have a broken shift linkage. If it s an automatic transmission, you can check the fluid level. Unfortunately, there is nothing much you can do yourself if it s a transmission problem. I would recommend looking around for transmission shops...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission., mitsubishi eclipse gs, automatic tranny
mitsubishi eclipse gs, automatic tranny, mitsubishi eclipse: Robert, I would not recommend trying to do a tranny swap. Not only would the parts cost more than actual car itself, but the amount of time, extra money, and possible problems that could arise would make you want to sell the car even if you got it to work....

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission?, clutch plate, flywheel
clutch plate, flywheel, replacing a clutch: Morgan, This can happen if the clutch plate was misaligned with the flywheel, or if the throw-out bearing was not replaced and/or failed. Unless you have experience replacing a clutch, this would be a job for a mechanic. It s labor intensive, so the cost...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission, mitsubishi montero, transmission changes
mitsubishi montero, transmission changes, transmission fluid: Torrence: Change the fluid and the filter. Might have to then run the truck for a month or two then do it again. You really should change that fluid and filter a bit more often than you have done. And by doing this you might have damaged the transmission....

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission, automatic transmission fluid, auto parts stores
automatic transmission fluid, auto parts stores, gear oil: Randy, You should be using gear oil. Your owners manual will tell you the viscosity rating appropriate for your car. For these transmissions, Mitsubishi prefers you use a GL-4 rated gear oil. But those gear oils are not easy to find at your local auto...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission, mitsubishi eclipse gt, mitsubishi eclipse
mitsubishi eclipse gt, mitsubishi eclipse, torque converter: John, The problem sounds like it may be a faulty torque converter, faulty manual linkage cable, or malfunctioning vale body. I d recommend having either the dealership or transmission shop inspect your transmission. Your average local mechanic may not be...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission and AC problem, radiator cap, shift gears
radiator cap, shift gears, ac works: Ryan: Checked your transmission fluid lately? Does it smell burnt? Sometimes if you have the fluid and the filter changed; it will help the shifting. So you might try that. As for the AC, how old is your radiator cap? Have you checked your antifreeze, have...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission filter, mitsubishi mirage, transmission filter
mitsubishi mirage, transmission filter, transmission oil: Melissa, I believe you need to remove the transmission oil pan to gain access to the transmission filter. If you want to replace that filter yourself, I would recommend buying a new filter from the dealership. And if you do purchase the filter from the...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission has no forward or reverse, automatic transaxle, mitsubishi eclipse
automatic transaxle, mitsubishi eclipse, shift cable: George, You may need a transmission rebuild. If cables and all exterior components look ok, then odds are it s something internal. I would recommend finding a qualified transmission shop and have your car towed there for a complete inspection. Rebuilding...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission grinding noises, mitsubishi eclipse, free diagnosis
mitsubishi eclipse, free diagnosis, costly problem: Blake, As the least expensive fix you can try is to check the transmission fluid level, and if it s low, fill it up to the recommended level. If that does not help it, it sounds like your transmission has some internal problems and would need to be rebuilt...

Mitsubishi Repair: Transmission Leak, mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero
mitsubishi montero sport, mitsubishi montero, montero sport: Stephen, You should find a shop that can test this by putting a leak dye in your transmission system and have them drive it around. You can even buy a leak dye detector kit from your local auto parts store and try to find where your transmission is...