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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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Motor running but lots of exhaust smoke and shaking. is it just the oil being burnt
Blue smoke coming from your 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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How can I locate the starter on a 1996 eclipse
Depending on the motor you have in your car the starter may be in left front of motor, left rear of motor or right rear of motor. If you give me the motor size and if it is turbocharged or...
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Exhaust leak unknown location near headers, p0170 code fuel trim malfunction bank 1 and white smoke when sitting in traffic.
Hi Kaden. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually when an exhaust leak occurs, it will cause the O2 sensors to relay faulty data to the ECU, which triggers the OBD-II code and will impact fuel trim, air mixture and several...
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So my car lost power on the highway due to the positive battery cable separating from it's self. After fixing that, my car won't s
If the starter (solenoid) is "clicking" but the starter motor is not turning the engine over (i.e., cranking the engine), then there is, at least, a problem in the starter circuit that would have to be pinpointed. However, if the...
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My car will be in neutral but still stays at 1500 or 2000 rpms while driving
There are a number of things that can make a car jerk while you are cruising. Many of them would bring up a check engine light, but there are a few, like fuel pressure problems, that might not. With a...
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Car violently shakes at 30+ mph after cold start
Hi Chris. Thanks for writing in tonight. The biggest problem with bad motor mounts is that when they fail, they tend to fail rapidly; so that might be what has happened to your Mitsubishi. However, it's also possible (although less...
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hello i have a question, when changing rear struts most come without the Duralast Strut Mount, now do i need them?
Hi AJ. Thanks for contacting us today. Duralast is a brand name of a particular strut mount, so it's not required to use the exact same one. However, it is highly recommended to replace the strut mounts anytime replacing struts...
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Driver side back tail light and running light and the end in side dash lights won't work
Hi there. Thanks for writing in today to YourMechanic.com. Usually when lights on one side of the vehicle are not working, it's due to a bad electrical relay or blown fuses. However, it could be as complex as a bad...
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Load noise when put in reverse and a see light came on and then it takes a long time to get going put gas almost all the way to f.
Hi Angie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If you have a warning light on your dashboard, this is likely going to lead to the root source of this apparent transmission problem. Most of the time, acceleration problem like you are...
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Drs
Hi Angie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I'm not quite certain as to what you're asking, but if it's about the SRS light, here is some information. Your air bag system is technically called the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) and...
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how many valve lifters do i have in my vehicle?
Most vehicles use regular fuel. If your vehicle says premium fuel only on fuel gauge then you will need to add premium fuel to run the engine properly. As far as lifters you have cam followers if it is an...
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My car will start but turn back off
A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor,...
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My 1997 eclipse is dying on Me and I have no check engine light . What can it be ?
Hi Issac. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually, when a car starts then stalls while driving or waiting at a stop signal, it's due to a fuel or ignition problem - possibly the mass air flow sensor or ignition coil....
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Car quietly died while driving
This is a common symptom of a failing crankshaft position sensor and as the code indicates, this means the sensor needs to be replaced. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed...
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Delayed engagement from P to D when cold, but not in reverse
Many newer automatic transmissions have temperature-sensors in them that, on a stone-cold start, restrict normal shift to only the lower (or non-overdrive gears) until the engine coolant and transmission fluid reach a certain level which in many engines, is around...
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Car shakes when put into gear, fine when i give it gas, I replaced all mounts
Hi Joel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually, when you have a vibration that occurs while in gear, it will be caused by either an engine misfire, something bent inside the driveline (like a damaged CV axle or input shaft)...
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Rattling engine and smoking exaust
It sounds like you may have a stretched out belt or potentially a worn out pulley bearing that may be causing the rattling noise you are describing. In some cases, loose exhaust components may also cause a bit of rattling...
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What caused my car to not start if battery if good
Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to be sure...
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2000 mitsubishi eclipse v6 3.0 o2 sensors
These components may be available from Mitsubishi dealers, including Internet Mitsubishi parts departments. I would first attempt to procure the part there. In terms of the aftermarket if you are reviewing on line pictures or diagrams, sometimes those are inaccurate....
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Car starts cold in mornings, but cuts off in a minute. Will start back up after a couple of hours but immediately cuts off.
Hi Melissa. Thanks for contacting us this evening. The first thing I'd recommend is not to take your car to the shop that removed a "horn fuse and relay" and said it reset the computer. That is a 'shade tree'...

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