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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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Oil filter replacement
Hi there. Although we don't offer technical advice on aftermarket components, I would recommend contacting the team at K & N Filters to get the best advice possible. Having worked with Steve, Greg and the entire group there for years,...
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Automatic to Standard conversion
Hello, thank you for writing in. A swap like this can be complicated if you are not used to doing it yourself. This is something you may want to seek help with. The vehicle with the manual transmission has all...
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Why would the push rod come out of my slave cylinder on my 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello. If the push rod continues to come out of the slave cylinder then you either have an alignment issue with the cylinder, or more commonly it is because the clutch disc or pressure plate have failed. Too much clearance...
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if i wanted to remove the intake manifold because i have a vacuum leak; would i have to remove the fuel rail
You should first confirm the vacuum leak by carefully introducing propane (or equivalent) at the suspected leak site. If introducing propane at the leak site increases engine speed, then you have a vacuum leak. Perform the test outdoors and be...
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Looking for a wiring diagram
As you no doubt have discovered, there is a plethora of wiring diagrams on the internet. The trick is determining whether the one you've found is the correct one for your car. To get a diagram that is properly indexed...
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timing belt
The best thing to purchase in this situation would be a timing belt kit. This kit will come with all of the parts necessary to replace the timing belt properly including the tensioner the timing belt itself and gaskets.
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Timing belt tensioner
There is a belt tensioner for the timing belt, and there is a belt tensioner for the serpentine belt. They are both important and at 15000 miles, you may want to replace both. However, the timing belt tensioner is critical...
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timing gear sprocket
Hi there. The service we offer that is applicable in this case can be located by clicking this link. Once you're on this page, enter your vehicle information and location and we will send you a price estimate for service...
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My 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse won't start. Cranks and idles but does not start. I have replaced every electrical and sensors possible
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Transmission is making a noise with the clutch released and now the service engine soon light is on
If you bought the car from a dealer and you can return it, you probably should. At the least is sounds like you need a clutch. The Service engine soon light may not be related. It's not uncommon for someone...
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Cost to replace full wiring for positive battey termical 2012 Mitsu Eclipse
The cable will need to be priced and acquired from the dealer for correct part and the labor calls for 2.0 hours to replace it. This does not include any testing or additional parts replaced with the cable that may...
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What could cause sparking while accelerating
It could be that something went wrong installing the alternator. It's not unusual to get a replacement alternator that has the pulley alignment a little bit off or even the wrong alternator altogether. Some parts are just similar enough that...
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why is shiter stuck in neutral but can be manually shifted by undoing the cable
Hi there. In most cases when you have this issue, it's due to twisted linkage, the linkage being the wrong size for the replacement transmission or simply an adjustment of the cable. It's also possible that the inner linkage is...
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fault codes/ boost and vaccum leak
Hi there. Thanks for contacting our team. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department to see if they can calculate an estimate for having one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete these...
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Car will cranks and grinds over as if it will start but it doesn't.
Hi there. When you've completed so many repairs as you've indicated, sometimes it's best to step back and get a second opinion. In this case, it's best to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a...
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Is the ignition switch cylinder interchangeable between the 99 Eclipse GS and the 2000 eclipse.
Hi Sean. The parts themselves are similar, and would most likely fit. However, we don't recommend swapping out different year components on vehicles with ECU's - as there are several compatibility problems that typically occur.
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Last night my car started to idle rough and when I got to a light it shut off twice? Today same thing idle rough then stalls
Hi there. What you are describing could be caused by a vacuum leak, but it's also possible that a fuel system component or mass air flow sensor is damaged or dirty. You might want to have a professional mobile mechanic...
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Car starts overheating when I'm at a stop but cools down when I accelerate? Check engine light just came on too?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant fan relay. The coolant fan relay helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this relay is not working properly,...
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My car won't start.
The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could be failing or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly...
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went to start my car but it sounded like a backfire so it wont start and its cranks really so and backfiring out of throttle body.
Hi Johny. Backfiring is the process of a spark plug, or multiple spark plugs, igniting the fuel in their cylinder out of turn, in a part of the combustion process where the exhaust valve is open on that cylinder. This...

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