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Key fob and key don't work
Hello. If there is nothing happening when the key FOB is used and if the car will not start then the battery should be tested first. If you don't replace a failing battery, it can keep everything except for the...
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My 95 Mitsubishi 3000gt won't start. All the lights turn on, battery is good. I don't know what too do
I'd recommend having a mechanic come to you and check it out to see if you have a starter or a ignition/fuel problem. There's not enough information for me to really narrow it down for you. I'd recommend getting some...
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Clutch has no resistance and stays on floor
Greetings! We will be happy to assist you. I believe the clutch problem likely stems from a faulty slave cylinder. Very common problem on manual vehicles. The master cylinder may be the issue but not as likely. The master cylinder...
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Engine shakes when fuel is added
Hello! If the rubber bushings and motor mounts are really bad then it could cause a knocking noise. There should also be transmission mounts as well. I suggest to check out the motor mounts and transmission mounts for wear and...
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Car starts extremely slowly
Hello! I will be happy to help you. I suspect that your starter maybe going bad or you have a loose ground connection somewhere. I suggest that you have a technician test your starter, alternator, and battery. One of those...
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Clutch has to manually be lifted from floor
Hello! This reminds me of a similar experience I had last summer. The clutch would work most of the time but sometimes I would have to lift it up from the floor manually with my hand, pump it a few...
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Starter makes a 'clunk' noise
Hi there! It's likely that there is a ground connection compromised, loose, corroded, or power shortage. If the starter, battery, and the alternator are testing out to be fine then I suggest looking towards the connections and wiring. Start with...
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Knocking in engine
Hi. I will assume the car has a manual transmission in which case, there is a bolt underneath the shifter that helps the gear linkage pivot. Over time, this bolt can become loose which will create the extra play in...
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My car idles low, it seems like it's not getting enough power. There is also a lot of electrical issues.
We will need more information about the symptoms to be able to propery diagnose your concern. Sometimes a bad ground can cause havoc within the engine management system. I suggest having a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic.com, determine the...
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Cars starts but sputters and shuts off after running a mile or 2 or any need of gas to accelerate.
Hello there. From your description it sounds like you are on the right track with a fueling issue. Common causes of engines that run poorly are fuel issues, clogged fuel filter, fuel pump going out, engine misfires. It appears your...
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Replaced many items, but the car still doesn't start
Back away from the parts cannon. Just kidding, but on a serious note that sounds like alot of unnecessary parts have been replaced. Why don't you let a mechanic take a look at it for you? We all believe in...
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Alignment
Hello. You only need to change the parts that are actually loose. If the ball joint is loose then it needs to be replaced. If the lower control arm has worn out or missing bushings then those should be replaced....
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Car starts but turns off
In many situations like yours, the first thing a mechanic will do is compete a diagnostic scan to determine if any error codes are stored in the computer. All of the options you listed are potential sources of the problem....
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where is my blower motor or blower resistor?
The blower motor and blower resistor is located in the right side of the dash under and behind the glove box.
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Car has fuel compression and spark but it won't start.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, it would appear you have replaced everything related to the vehicle's engine running. Obviously, replacing components without a diagnoses is not working. It could be, a faulty ignition switch allowing the engine...
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The car doesn't idle without gas - 1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT
Hi there. It sounds like it either has some bad fuel in the tank and lines or a bad idle air control valve. As the vehicle has sat for a year, the fuel should probably be changed out and disposed...
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Motor has a tapping sound at idle, gets louder as you rev higher.
A light tapping noise from the engine may be caused by a low oil level as there isn't enough oil flowing through the engine. Louder clacking and knocking noises that sound like they are coming from the lower end of...
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Poor idling, hesitation on acceleration, and oil on spark plugs.
Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing more than one issue. Oil on the spark plugs can be caused by a few different things. If you also found oil in the spark plug...
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Timing belt issue - 1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT
Hi there - you don't mention if you replaced the timing belt as preventative maintenance (a good thing!) or if the timing belt failed, requiring replacement (a bad thing). If it is the latter, you may have valve damage that...
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Coolant is leaking from I think the valley between the water pump and thermostat housing, so could it be the water pump gone bad?
Hi there: In most cases, the coolant leak you're describing would be caused by the coolant hose that runs from the water pump into the top of the engine. It's either due to the hose having a small hole or...

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