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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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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT BASE.
It is possible that your alternator could be slowly going bad. If the vehicle will start sometimes but just clicks at other times, this is due to your battery draining. With this being considered, the battery or the alternator are...
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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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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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timing belt adjustment
If this engine has not ran for 5 years and you see it has a new timing belt but will not start you may have a problem where the engine has no compression. If the past timing belt broke then...
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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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Neutral Safety Switch
Hi Chris, Your vehicle's neutral safety switch prevents the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. If this has been removed, your car will not operate correctly as this is is a...
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wont start
Hello there, the stalling and no start issues with your 1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT are likely related. Common faults that can cause both of these symptoms is the mass air flow sensor, vacuum leaks, fuel pump, throttle body issues, or throttle...
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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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Annoying starting and Idling issues
Based on your explanation, I think you are on the right track to suspect a fuel delivery issue. I would recommend having your fuel pressure tested to determine if it meets the manufacturer's specificatons. If the fuel pressure is low,...
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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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