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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant
If you’re in the market for a midsize sedan and want the best price possible, you may be thinking about visiting a Honda or Toyota dealership. Before you do, check out the 2012...

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Car shakes and turned off
Hi there: Most of the time, this issue is caused by fuel or ignition system components that have faulty electrical connections, are damaged or are dirty or clogged with debris, such as the EGR valve, fuel injectors or the throttle...
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Car stalls when put into gear.
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by a wide variety of different things. If the issues began after replacing your turbo then I would go back and carefully examine the work area for any loose or broken hoses, or perhaps...
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Transmission Slip
This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid or low transmission fluid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which...
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What is the difference between engine oil warning light and another warning light just like that but with waves under the sign? 1996 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello- the warning light you mention is a " low coolant" indicator. Once the engine is cool - check your coolant reservoir and/or cooling system for proper fluid level. Since you seem to have lost fluid, I would recommend an...
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Diagnostics show the EGR and idle air control valve - what does this mean?
The idle air control valve is a unit that monitors the air intake into the engine as it is mixed with fuel prior to entering the motor. When this is not working properly, this will cause an imbalance in the...
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant just got the starter replaced brand new car won't turn over I have an alarm in my car can that sensor the c
If your vehicle was not starting but was turning over, I would have advised against the starter replacement. If the engine will turn over, the starter is doing its job. If you have an aftermarket security system on your vehicle,...
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my temperature gauge rises slowly when its in drive and idle. once i start driving, it quickly drops. what could be the issue?
Hi there. From the description you have provided, this could be an inoperative radiator cooling fan issue. Turning on the a/c, this should turn the radiator cooling fan(s) on, which would help identify whether the cooling fan(s) are capable of...
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Rough Idle
This may also be caused by other things such as low fuel pressure or leaking or intermittently working fuel injectors. When the fuel pressure is low, it will fail to bring the correct amount of fuel pressure to the injectors...
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Car neutral when shifting - 1998 Mitsubishi Galant
Hey there. The transmission control module (TCM) helps regulate fuel efficiency and power while storing information about the transmission system in its memory. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. ...
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Why is my car running hot?
Hi there. Your vehicle running hot only when driving could be the thermostat only partially opening. It may be the result of air trapped in the cooling system when the radiator was replaced. The cooling system may need to be...
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My right front turn signal and right rear taillights are not working.
Hello there, installing aftermarket components like the stereo do not always work out properly on your 1998 Mitsubishi Galant. When installing aftermarket radios with the adapter harness all of the wires should have a place to go and all components...
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My car loses power over time
Hi there. Usually, a professional mechanic would have to plug in a diagnostic scanner and download any error codes before beginning to guess what might be causing the loss of power on your Mitsubishi Galant. However, some of the usual...
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Why does fuse 13 under the hood keep blowing out?
The job of a fuse is to prevent electrical shorts or over voltage situations from damaging wiring or electronic components in the vehicle. If a fuse keeps blowing, there is an electrical short in that circuit that is applying too...
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When I start my car it the idle is very jumpy and the car feels like it wants to die
There are several possible causes for the idle to fluctuate like this. The most common causes are a faulty/dirty mass airflow sensor, a vacuum leak, an oxygen sensor that is reading incorrectly, or an idle air control motor that is...
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Car won't start - 2001 Mitsubishi Galant
The engine requires spark, air, and fuel to start and run. If spark or fuel aren't present, it will not start. If the fuel pump was replaced for being faulty, the presence of fuel should be checked for first. If...
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Changing the CV axle front passenger side
Hi there. As long as you ordered the axles for the model with the automatic transmission with the 2.4 liter engine, then the axles are the same. The engine size and the type of transmission are the only things that...
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my wipers don't work i replaced the washer pump myself. Check for the blown fuse for the wipers and nope its not bown. Help please
Wipers not turning on can be due to a few components. If the fuse is good, the wiper relay may be at fault, not signaling the wiper motor to turn on. Also, the wiper switch could be faulty, not sending...
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Cranks but does not start
If the fuel pump is getting power, then odds are the fuel pump relay is fine. However, if the vehicle was run out of gas, the fuel pump itself may be damaged. fuel actually keeps the fuel pump cool and...
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My car broke down and won't move.
Hi there. There are several things that could cause your vehicle to not move, however, with the loud clinking noise the transmission has something that broke in it. Is seems that either a bearing inside the transmission failed and has...
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Breaks Not Working
Hello. Brake failure can happen for a number of reasons. The most common is lack of brake fluid. If there has been an ongoing brake fluid leak, the vehicle would have set off the warning light once the level got...

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