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Dead short in the electrical system.
I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They will have one of their mechanics come to you with the proper test equipment and knowledge to diagnose a fix the short in your electrical system.
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White smoke issuing from tail pipe.
Hello. This tends to happen on most vehicles when they have an internal engine problem. Most of the time it is a blown head gasket. When this occurs coolant can get into the combustion chamber and burn off causing the...
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Car accelerates as if being feather then the engine shuts off
Hi there. There are a lot of possible issues that can cause this. If this occurred right after the replacement of the alternator then I would check the fuses first. It is possible that a wire got shorted during the...
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Value crover gasket
Check to see if the gasket is a complete set and comes with the gasket. Plug the seals and any needed bolt seals. Some kits include the gasket only. If you want assistance with this or would like a technician...
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Need to replace Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
The TPS and a scanner to test it is all that you need. The code P0122 points to the sensor but a through pinpoint test should be done to make sure the sensor is failing before you replace it. ...
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noise choking when accelerating
With fuel level getting low and the possibility of debris from the fuel tank getting into the fuel delivery system, it is possible you have some debris that is partially clogging the fuel injectors. The fuel injector should be professionally...
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from neutral to drive
This is an indication of a failed transmission range range selection switch. The information from this switch is used not only to indicate the driver's choice of gear selection for the transmission to be electronically controlled, but also is used...
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drive gear not working
This sounds like a failed transmission range selection switch. The switch will need to be replaced to restore proper operation of the transmission. You may want enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will have...
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fans, air conditoning, electrical wiring
The condenser fan is a separate circuit from the radiator fan. It sounds like the radiator fan is being controlled properly by the powertrain control module as the fan is activated by the engine temperature. The condenser fan is...
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car will not start
The fuel injectors, EGR solenoid and TCL solenoids are all supplied power by the PCM and each of the injectors are sequentially ground actuated by the PCM. Power needs to be checked to all of these components to see if...
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Do I need a crankshaft position sensor
Typically a bad crank position sensor will prevent your vehicle from starting. Your rough idle could be due to a vacuum leak or possibly a dirty injector, or maybe even an idle air control valve or throttle body that needs...
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Brake pedal going all the way to the floor
From the symptoms described, it leads me to believe that your Mitsubishi is experiencing concerns with the master cylinder. A failing master cylinder can duplicate the problems you are experiencing, such as brake pedal going down to the floor. To...
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Need diagram of firing order on distributor to connect plug wires
An accurate firing order diagram can be found online by typing "01 diamante firing order" in the search bar. An accurate diagram is required, as the vehicle will not run properly if the firing ignition wires are not installed in...
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Electrical. Dashboard lights not working
Hi there, thanks for writing in. When you jump a battery backwards it will blow a number of fuses and this will be different in every vehicle. Some of the times, it will also cause damage to the vehicle modules....
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Why is my car making noise and lights turn on?
Your vehicle may be covered under a recall for the engine wire harness getting melted on the exhaust manifold and causing engine control computer lines to get shorted to the manifold. This can cause problems with the crankshaft sensor and...
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my car swayss back and forth on its own. starting at 30mph
Hello. If you have replaced these parts and it is still swaying then you need to check the tires. Make sure that they are the correct size. Aftermarket wheels will also cause this problem if they are not the correct...
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I lost my only car key. How can I get a replacement?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would contact your local Mitsubishi dealer. They should be able to make you a key based off of your VIN number. Sometimes emailing is more efficient than trying to set an appointment. Try going...

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