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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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No crank no start
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No Start Condition - Starts, but Stalls... Is my Fuel Pump the Answer?
I wouldn't put a fuel pump on it just yet. There are a number of other possible faults. The first thing I would check for is air leaks. Any air that can get into the engine without passing through the...
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Mitsubishi Eclipse automatic to manual conversion
There will be more than a few changes to the vehicle you will need to do to facilitate this swap. The wire harness, computer, engine and trans mounts, computer, clutch pedal assembly and other items that may not be mentioned....
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misfire on my eclipse i checked coils spark plugs and for vacuum leak and no luck. could it be bad gas, car sat for month HELP
Hi there. When a vehicle sits for more than a few weeks without use, it is very possible that the gasoline could be a source of your engine misfiring problem. When gasoline sits, the carbon molecules that are separated during...
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Can you resurface the rotor?
You can not install new brake pads on a vehicle without either re-surfacing the brake rotor on a lathe or replacing the rotor with a new one. This is because allowed thickness variation on a rotor (new or used) is...
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My 2000 eclipse
Your existing PCM and electronic transmission controls are not compatible with a manual transmission. Consequently, if you desire to convert the vehicle to manual operation, you will have to obtain the donor vehicle's electrical system and carry that over to...
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What would cause a vibration at idle in my 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello. Most of the time if the mounts are new and it still runs like this it is because you either have a vacuum leak or the idle is too low. A dirty throttle body or a failing idle control...
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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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So I have a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse that starts, runs for a random time then turns off. I lose complete power,then sits and starts
It is very possible that your could be having issues with your powertrain control module. This is the computer that controls your engine and transmission as well as multiple other systems of the vehicle. I would recommend having your PCM...
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My clock won't work on my 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hi There, Depending on the source of the clock's power, this may be related a faulty electrical connection to the clock. This may also be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator....
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Can i retrieve CEL code from car ... forgot what code it hade in my car .. put headgasket sealer and i erase the code ..
Once a trouble code is erased, it cannot be retrieved. The engine controller does not have a "recycle bin" like they have on Windows. If the car still has a problem, the code will come back up after some driving....
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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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Clicking noise was coming from engine bay after as it intake developed hole. Car began bogging and dying. Now car wont start
Hi there. Today's combustion engines are very susceptible to having issues running if there is any vacuum, intake or exhaust leak. In many cases, when a leak exists, the drag on the engine is increased significantly. This can cause support...
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My car starts and drives good but if I don't keep pressing gas pedal the car just turns off
what you seem to be saying is that your car will not idle. Most often that is a problem with either an air leak, or a problem in the idle control motor. Air leaks are easy to check for. Just...
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Front end damage
Hi There, It sounds like there may be a number of components damaged as a result of this such as the axle shafts, ball joints and control arms. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location...
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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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Idle fluctuates
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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