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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...
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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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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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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.
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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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.
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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