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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2012 marks the end of an era for the Eclipse and Mitsubishi sends the sporty little car off in style. As affordable sports cars go, the Eclipse has served its segment well with...

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interference motor time jumped one tooth do you thing posting and rods are damaged belt did not break
A one tooth jump will often leave you still in the safe zone. Obviously, don't run the engine though to avoid an additional "jump" which will bring you more into the inteference danger zone. In other words, quit while you...
while car is off, both front and back left turn signals are on and no clicking when switch is on left
It is very possible that there is a short in your turn signal switch. I would recommend having the turn signal switch inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. Consider YourMechanic as turn signal switches...
My 2001 mitsubishi eclipse wont shift into reverse it used to then only would every now and then now it wont at all.
It is possible that something has broken inside your transmission. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause of this issue.
Lost keys locksmith replaced and programmed key started once w ont start agaib
Hi Terri. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible reasons why this would happen, but in most cases, it's due to a security system glitch that activates after the recently programmed key connects to the ECU. While...
I have a Mitsubishi eclipse 2007 have 160000 on it, manual transmission, the oil regularly changed on time. The car have no engine
Clicking noises often originate in valve train components. The seriousness of the condition causing the noise varies a lot but can be determined in an inspection. The other issues you are referring to are electrical malfunctions. They would be resolved...
My 1995 Mitsubishi eclipse 3s doesn't have heat only cold air comes out and it rumbles really loud
Common causes of no cabin heat include malfunctioning blend door(s) (part of the in-dash ventilation network), a faulty or stuck heater control valve, a plugged heater core, stuck open engine cooling thermostat, collapsed hoses, and low coolant level. The cost...
How can I check if the timing belt is broken?
Hi Kevin. Thanks for submitting the question this morning. There is a timing cover that can be removed, however, you have to remove the water pump first. I would recommend reading this article that talks about diagnosing a bad timing...
Why would my car instantly Redline when I turn the key to start it
Many cars do an instrument check when you turn on the key that involves the dials moving to maximum for a brief moment. But if the engine is actually redlining, you will know it because of the sound. If the...
Car started to smoke a lot while driving
It sounds like you may need some significant repairs. If the vehicle overheated, depending on the severity, that alone could mean engine rebuilding will be required. The oil in the exhaust is another tip off that you have a major...
Q: No spark
A no spark condition on this vehicle may be caused by the crankshaft sensor and the computer should be tested to verify the codes and signal for the sensor is bad and should be verified and sensor replaced.
Q: No spark
A possibility is a failed crankshaft or camshaft position sensor. The PCM relies on an RPM signal from the crankshaft position sensor while cranking the engine. If there is no signal, there will be no spark. The output of these...
Car won't crank even when jump started
If not even the lights work, there is probably a major fuse or fuses (or fusible links) that have blown and/or a major wiring fault. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic...
Q: Transmission pops out of gear
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
Engine is cranking but not starting, car is stuck in park, & timing belt won't move, Car slowed then stoped. Need help.
If the timing belt does not move as you crank the engine, the belt is likely broken or is slipping on the gears. An inoperable timing belt will prevent the engine from starting. If the belt is moving, just be...
Will the code po171 effect the emissions test?
Hi Cassi. Thanks for sending us a message tonight. Yes, the P-0171 OBD-II trouble code indicates a lean mixture issue, which will impact the pass/fail of most emissions tests. Depending on where you live, any check engine light or code...
Oil and coolant leak and car temperature fluctuates but never overheats
Hi Peter. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It's quite possible that your problems are caused by a minor coolant line or oil line failure or a major issue such as a crack in the engine block of your Mitsubishi. As...
My 95 Mitsubishi. Eclipse is not shifting out of second gear automatic transmission was driving 👌 then cant shift outof 2nd
1995 was about the time that everybody was switching to electronic transmission control and I believe yours was one of those. This means that a computer under the dashboard reads the signals from various electronic sensors and makes the decision...
99 eclipse manual trans key stuck in ACC
It is possible that something could have gone wrong during the steering column replacement. It is also possible that the ignition switch may have failed and caused the key to lock inside of it. I would recommend retracing your steps...
i bought a used grade a motor and was wondeing if i needed to replace the gaskets on it. 2001 Mitsubishi eclipse
I would recommend looking for any seals or gaskets that may be leaking before installation of the used motor since it would be easier to change the parts with engine out. If no leak is detected then they do not...
I need my alternator power and ground and engine ground replaced from factory 8 gauge to a 4 gauge wires
I would recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check to see if the larger wires can be installed without major modifications. Contact out customer service for appointment for the repairs if needed.

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