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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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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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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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Q: 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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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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My harmonic balancer/crankshaft pulley broke in my 1996 3000GT. When installing new one, I noticed that part of the drive belt tha
Hi there. Absolutely, there is a chance that there could be a damaged timing belt or it has jumped time. However, there is also the possibility that the debris has damaged the crank/cam position sensors. With a capable scan tool/...
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Fixed timing belt and harmonic balancer, now car will not start? 1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT
Hello - there are several possibilities here for this "no-start" problem, but they will have different symptoms. If you are getting no spark at the plugs, that could indicate a failed or incorrectly-installed crankshaft position sensor. If you get spark...
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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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emergency brake broke
If the cable has broken, to obtain a repair quote, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's emergency brake cable replacement service page. As long as the parking break lever is not damaged and the remainder of the cable...
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Engine stumbles around 3000 RPM.
Hi there. The engine could be stumbling for the coil pack or distributor may not be functioning correctly. As the coil pack or distributor gets old, the parts tend to become weak and is not able to send an electrical...
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Shifter stuck in neutral. Brake pedal stuck. Wont go down. Car sat for 5 years. Rear manifold area very loud exhaust leak. Advice?
Hi there. If the vehicle has sat for an extended period of time, it is likely that multiple components; internal and external have 'frozen' or have lost lubricity and are literally stuck. The clutch and transmission specifically can be negatively...
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95 3000gt gets hot while accelerating but not during idle. Also doesn't reach the red line, but stays a notch or two below.
There is inadequate coolant flow or, less likely, a leak at the head gasket. Remote possibilities include dragging brakes, under inflated tires, and transmission faults. Inadequate coolant flow can be due to a low coolant level, a faulty thermostat, a...
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My aftermarket crankshaft pulley is wobbling a little when it idles. Does it just need to be tightened, or replaced?
The harmonic balancer should not wobble at all. The heavy bolt that holds the balancer to the crankshaft snout is quite tight. Presumably the balancer bolt was torqued to the Factory Service Manual value, and so you cannot safely tighten...
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I have a high pitched squeal when i accelerate, gets worse as rpm raises, new water pump and timing belt
It's possible that the water pump that was installed is faulty. The best way to determine this is to use a mechanic's stethoscope and use it on different areas of the engine to determine where the sound is coming from....

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