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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 wont start
I would suggest to start by checking power to the main relay for the computer to see if there is power there. It is likely that this may be the problem getting power to the computer. The same may also...
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Gauge lights won't turn on dimmer is not the problem nor fuses then what is?
The dimmer switch is probably a rheostat. It is possible that the switch is "open" in all positions. You could test the switch by simply bypassing it. If the switch turns out to be OK, the procedure is to use...
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No crank no start
Hi There, You may want to check the connections to the battery to be sure there is not a faulty connection causing the loss of power. Additionally, this may be caused by a faulty starter relay if the lack of...
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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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loud rattling noise when accelerating, somewhat quiet clicking noise when idling
Hello, thank you for writing in. In this kind of situation, the noise may very well be related to the recent work. Start by going back through as best you can without disconnecting too many things to verify your repair....
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The car wont start after we installed a new starter in it, not turning over
You could have a combination of issues, for example a weak battery and an engine in need of some maintenance. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that...
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Timing belt replacement: Cam gears are not lining up.
Hi there. You will have to remove the timing belt and turn the camshafts again to line them up to there marks. Now, one camshaft will stay in that position where the other one will be under spring tension. You...
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My will not start. I trys to crank or something like that. There is oil around the entire engine on every side
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely protecting the engine and not allowing it to start due to the damages that occur when there is an oil leak. The oil pressure is low, and this must...
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My window on my passenger side won't roll down and the lock button doesn't lock the doors.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your issue is most likely a switch. The window motor would not effect the door lock functions. The only true way to know is to test the power available to the switch and see...
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Car accelerates very slow when it hits 20 mph and neutral shift on dash starts to blink.
Either the transmission has thrust bearings or bushings that are worn causing the internal parts to go out of balance or there is an issue with the fluid is low causing the gears to slip. If the fluid is full...
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2003 mitubishi eclipse spyder gts v6 3.0 what is the best mounts for this car
Hi there. For Mitsubishi or any other vehicle, it's always recommended to replace older engine and transmission mounts with OEM parts. In fact, I would not recommend any aftermarket components for mounts or bushings.
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01 eclipse 5speed key broke anti theft on now need help no money at home fix please
Hi there. Our mobile mechanics offer services in many of the most popular metropolitan areas in the United States. We can possibly come to your location to complete a car is hard to start inspection which should allow us to...
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Check engine light on, engine knocking, loss of power, and coolant leaking.
Hi there. Grab a flashlight and look under the vehicle for where the coolant leak is coming from. Either there is a gasket, hose, or freeze plug that is leaking causing the coolant to leak or the engine has cracked....
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Brain rattling shaking when accelerating a little harder like up hill but not when cruising normally & car starts/idles fine
Hi There, Engine mounts can certainly cause a vibration when accelerating and may also cause a slight vibration at other times as well depending on the severity of their condition and where they may be damaged. Engine mounts are generally...
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Transmission fluid leaking
Hello, The engine light coming on could mean several different things. If the code relates to the transmission, you will want to find out what specifically the code is which will tell you a little more about what may be...

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