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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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Car dealer says there is a slight noise in transmission,then says it's the slave cylinder, does that cause a noise? 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello - no, a slave cylinder will not create noise - clutch or transmission - on it's own. Noise when the clutch is out, and the transmission is in neutral, is generally the transmission input bearing or countershaft bearings. Noise...
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Starting and idling problems
This may be a result of a faulty oxygen sensor. As you may know the [oxygen sensors]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/oxygen-sensor-replacement) which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in...
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my 04 eclipse wont start no spark from plugs or anything i was driving and it just shut off i replaced timing belt crank sensor an
In the event that diagnostic trouble codes have been set by the PCM, downloading those codes will greatly narrow the possibilities that you have to consider. No spark could be due to bad grounds (possibly in the plenum area; see...
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I recently replace the Cadillac converter it ran just fine for a day then I got coach saying the throttle position sensor was bad
Although you recently replaced the catalytic converter on your Mitsubishi, it's possible that other fuel or emission system components are the cause of your high idle and hard to start issue.The engine idle is in many ways the pulse of...
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Heater core needs replacing
Hi there. Replacing the heater core is a rather extensive job that will require multiple engine and interior components on the vehicle in order to replace. This is why the cost is rather expensive. I would be concerned if you...
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Why is my car slow to accelerate when I press the gas pedal all of the way down in my 1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello. It sounds like you have a serious transmission issue. If the engine is revving and the vehicle is not moving then this is a sign that the transmission is slipping and needs to be replaced or rebuilt. If there...
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My 2001 gs eclipse will crank and run for 3-5 seconds then die.. ive changed the fuel pump and crankshaft position sensor..can tak
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse to have issues dying right after start up. You have done well in replacing parts so far, before any more parts are replaced the vehicle needs to be fully...
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My valve gasket cover stretched.
Hi there. You can either replace the seal or try taking it and putting it in a freezer for about 30 minutes and then install it on to the valve cover. This will condense the material and shorten it up...
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I dont know whats happening my car doesn't move for a bit unless i press on the gas for a bit to make it to 2100rpm and it jumps
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Why is my starter not cranking the engine in my 2004 Mitsubishi Ecplise
Hello. It sounds like you have bad positive battery cable. When the cable fails it creates a lot of internal resistance that will cause this. I would usually do a voltage drop test of positive cable to verify this. It...
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car suddenly won't crank just makes grinding noise
In all likelihood, the starter has failed. It could be a tooth broke off the starter drive gear or the shaft is not extending fully to make proper contact with the flywheel. If either of these happen, the metal drive...
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What is wrong with my car and how can I fix it? I know the gear is slipping but I don't know how to resolve it
When your internal transmission clutches start to slip from excessive wear then the only way to fix the problem is to rebuild or replace the transmission. Each gear may slip differently and some gears may not slip at all. Servicing...
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why is my steering wheel is not in the middle and hard to turn?
Hello. You may have an issue with your suspension or your tires. I suspect a suspension component because you mentioned that your steering wheel feels a little loose. A steering wheel should feel very responsive and it should not take...
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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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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT won't start
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system...
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Car is hard to stop, surges forward in drive, and kicks when coming to a stop
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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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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No spark after head gasket replaced and timing and water pump fixed
Check all the ignition system primary circuit electrical connections to the distributor and test the coil and the distributor. Be sure all electrical connections were restored and are secure. It is possible that an electrical connector was just left disconnected,...
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What are the cause of my car going into limp mode and what can i do to fix it myself? 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello - the first thing to do is to get the problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. This will help you make repairs based on the real problem, rather than just throwing parts at it....
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coughs when accelerating or going up hills while in gear.
Hi there. Typically when an engine "coughs" it is due to a cylinder misfire. This could be caused by one of several ignition system components or fuel system components that are not working efficiently due to simply being dirty or...

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