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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2012 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 stylish looks, respectable performance, and a...

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What could cause my car to hesitate from moving after hard braking?
If engine speed increases (i.e., the hesitation you are experiencing doesn't stem from an engine fault), the brakes might be sticking and/or the transmission (clutch, band, low hydraulic pressure, if you have an automatic transmission) is slipping. If you want...
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Water leak
If the sunroof is much like a window. It has a switch, motor and a regulator/track assembly that moves it back and forth. If the switch or motor fail it will not operate. These failures are not common but they...
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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...
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Taillights not working.
Depending on how long ago you had the taillights repaired if it was only a month or two you might be covered by the shop's warranty. If its been a while longer it could just be normal wear and switch,...
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Reverse lights not working
After replacement of both bulbs and the fuse, my next step would be the reverse light switch. Be sure to have your rear lights tested by a qualified technician before having it replaced, as it is not guaranteed to be...
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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.
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My car is leaking oil after an oil change.
It sounds like the valve cover is leaking, allowing the oil to leak down into the spark plug recess as you have noted. Not only will a leaky valve cover result in the oily smell that you detected, it can...
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My car is idling very rough.
The idle air control valve is common for causing a rough idle in many cars, but it sounds like you have already corrected that. Another thing you may also want to check is the crankshaft position sensor. A crankshaft position...
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Intermittent starting problem.
Hi. There may be a couple of reasons why this could be happening. There could be an intermittent problem with the starter not engaging when it should be. This is usually caused by a problem inside the starter solenoid. ...
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Ignition fuse keeps blowing
You had a good start by tracing the wires and making sure they were clean, dry, and not damaged. To make sure you covered the entire circuit, I recommend you use an official wiring diagram to check this. It is...
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Engine idle fluctuates
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Crank no start
You will need to have the engine scanned for codes and diagnosed for loss of spark or fuel. Your water pump is driven by the timing belt, and if the belt broke or water pump seized, then you may have...
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car wont start
The vehicle is getting spark and fuel pressure but is the injectors operating? You will have to have the injection system checked to see if the injectors are being opened by the computer. I have seen these cars get spark...
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Car won't start
Hi there! This concern plagues many vehicles and may stem from either a failing battery, or some charging system component that is not charging the battery properly (e.g., a shorted circuit that drains the battery while the car is idle)....
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Car starts and then turns off
I would recommend starting with having your vehicle checked for trouble codes with an OBD2 scanner. Once the codes have been pulled by a knowledgable technician, a strategic diagnosis plan can be made. The Check Engine Light code will aid...
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Car stalls when accelerating
Hi there. When a car has issues accelerating, it is usually caused by a restriction of fuel, the fuel system's inability to properly mix air to fuel or an exhaust leak / vacuum leak of some sort. It's a good...
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Car leaks oil
Hi. If your car is leaking oil I would first try to determine exactly where the leak is coming from, as to ensure that the correct repair is made. Any professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, should be able...
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Battery Drain
If the battery is new and charging system output has been measured and is within specifications, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (batteries will self-discharge even if not...
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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...
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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...

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