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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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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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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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Fuse relay fuse
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to determine when addressing a no-start situation is if the starter is working properly. The starter is responsible for cranking over the engine. It has to turn at a certain speed...
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Smoke coming from the tail pipe when I accelarate. Burning oil.
Blue smoke coming from the exhaust generally means that the motor is burning the engine oil. This can happen for a couple of different reasons such as worn piston rings or leaking valve guide seals. When this happens, the engine...
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Is there another car i can use bushings off of? Can't find my cars bushing for lower control arms 1999 Mitsubishi Diamante
Hi there - on this specific model, the bushing is pre-installed in the control arm by suppliers. For aluminum control arms such as this one, it is generally not a good idea to field-repair the control arm. The act of...
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Hose not connected.
Hi There, The hose you are referring to should be one of the power steering hoses. One of the ends should be connected to the reservoir and the other end should be connected to the power steering pump. I would...
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Well I just bought a Mitsubishi diamante LS from a friend of mine & before I bought it my friends daughter had taken the entire Au
Your best bet may be to find a local reputable stereo installation shop and have them inspect the wiring. Generally when there is "noise" through the audio system, it may not be grounded properly. It can be the radio itself...
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Damage on rear suspension
Hi Todd. Thanks for contacting us today. If the wheel is touching the front of the wheel well, then it's more than likely that the strut mounts have been damaged or possibly the entire rear wheel hub is damaged. To...
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What could be causing water to leak in car when raining under dashboard
In the area of the engine cowling, there is usually a network for air intake into the cabin. There are diverters built in to this network to ensure that only air, but not rainwater get into the vehicle. If rust...
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How do I replace my ignition switch with new ignition switch and key then program it to the car
We would need your model year to advise you regarding the specific service procedure as it can vary from year to year. The exact procedure is set forth in the Factory Service Manual (FSM) and you will need a copy...
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I drove my car without coolant and the engine overheated. I got the car home and filled the coolant but engine is kind of smoky.
Depends on if you drove the vehicle with straight water or nothing in the cooling system. If there was nothing in the cooling system, then the head gasket may have burned causing the coolant to slightly leak into a cylinder...
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My car will not move while I put it in Gear
Hi Francisco. If you can feel the vehicle shift into gear after moving the shifter into a forward gear, then it's likely that there is internal damage inside the transmission. However, if you move the shifter but nothing appears to...
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I have a 1994 mitsubishi dimante i was driving and it started to overheat i pulled over and it started smoking and i can see oil l
Hi Michael. In most cases, when you have an engine overheat and it's accompanied by oil leaking, that tends to be a sign of a blown head gasket. This is typically a major engine repair, so I would strongly recommend...
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My car won't start after a break-in & attempted theft.
When someone breaks in the vehicle, the Immobilizer system shows that the doors were locked from the outside. When the doors are ajar from the outside when locked, the security would set so the vehicle could not be stolen. Look...
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I have a Mitsubishi Diamante 2000 LS with 197,450 miles and I'm not sure if my transmission blew or if it's something else.
I would not suspect the transmission is bad just from hitting a bump. It is most likely a wire connection came loose or something else minor. You will need to have the car checked to see what happened by a...
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My 2004 mitsubishi dalmante will start but wont go into gear
Hello, thank you for writing in. Transmissions tend to show these types of issues when the transmission fluid is low, contaminated, or burnt. You should start with checking and changing the fluid first. From there look into transmission solenoids, the...
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04 diamante shakes under accelerating around 55 70 mph only
Hi Todd. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If the vibration is only coming from the floor boards and not the steering wheel at these speeds, then it's quite possible that you have a loose engine or transmission mount or a...

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