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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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Starter harness burned
Hi James. Thanks for contacting us today. Yep - unfortunately, the wires powering your starter are probably fried and will need to be replaced. When it comes to electrical, it's typically a better idea to spend the extra few dollars...
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My car is making knocking noise while I slow down and stopped
The engine will need to have the noise checked to see if the work done was done correct and nothing was left loose or not working correctly. The noise described if is not coming from the engine may be in...
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I am finding oil around the spark plugs
In your application, there may be a cylindrical rubber seal between the valve cover and the cylinder head at each spark plug well. If those seals have failed (they do eventually), oil will reach the plug well. That would be...
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2005 Mitusubishi Galant 194,000 miles motor was rebuilt at 161,000. Check engine light came on
You will need to have the wire harnesses inspected to see if there is loose or corroded connections. Since there was water that got into connections it may have corroded connections and when turning it may move the harness and...
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2003 Mitsubishi Gallant won't start it just clicks
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid or potentially a dead battery. If it is a dead battery, the clicking will be a bit more rapid, where a faulty starter solenoid may be a bit slower and...
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When i flip the dimmer switch to turn on my brights, the headlights become dim
Hi there. The best way to correctly diagnose this issue is to have a professional mechanic come to your location to complete an electrical inspection. This will allow you to know for certain what parts need to be replaced or...
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Car makes a ticking sound when key is turned to auxiliary even when the motor isn't running
The HVAC blower motor, if on during these episodes, could account for a noise like that. However, if the blower and all accessories are off, the noise is likely due to some sort of a malfunction in an electro-mechanical device...
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I have a 2006 Mitsubishi galant i made a turn and my car shut off?
There are quite a few possibilities but some commonly seen causes are fuel pump (or circuit) failure, the timing belt broke or there is an electrical problem in the ignition system. If the engine does crank at adequate RPM, be...
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04 Galant won't drive past 40mph. Jerks and shuts off on dead stops unless accelerated.
I would first recommend trying to get rid of the code P0301 for misfire on cylinder number one by replacing the coil and plug on that cylinder and clear codes to see if any codes come back? If misfire in...
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While Accelerating My Car Slows Down & Jerks Then Comtinues To Reg Speed I Did That Twice In Less Than 3 Mins
If the check engine light came on or blinks when loss of power then have codes checked to see if computer stored misfire or other codes nad may have a problem with one of the coils or spark plugs. ...
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Bad timming
The position of the balance shafts has no effect on engine valve timing or ignition timing. The balance shafts are installed simply to mitigate engine vibration. Indeed, they are removable although that is not recommended. If engine valve timing is...
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Balance shaft belt
Yes a misaligned balance shaft will cause a rough idle and even an engine vibration.
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Car won't start.lights don't comeon
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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The car cuts off while idling only with the air conditioner on.
Hi Ryce. Frequently when a car surges in summer, it’s due to a combination of things, especially if this happens while the AC is on. When the engine is put under a load by the AC system, the car’s computer...
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No compression in one cylinder and misfire
This might not be good news. The timing belt is designed to keep everything turning in perfect synchronization. If the shafts are rotated independently it's possible for the pistons and valves to come in contact and the valves can be...
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i have a 03 Mitsubishi galant and my service engine soon light came on. should i get an oil change?
Hi Victoria. Thanks for contacting us today. If the engine is stalling occasionally, it's likely due to a fuel system component failure, such as a mass air flow sensor or other fuel system component. The warning light or service engine...
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How much are parts and labor
The transmission on this model is known to develop a 2-3 shift flair, in case that is the "jump" you are referring to. In case you are experiencing 2-3 shift problems, it is commonly caused by an internal fault related...
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My windsield wipers will stop but i still hear the sound and my car will start having trouble starting then itll start after a few
Hi KeeKee. Typically when the wipers will stop, but you can hear the wiper motor still going, it's caused by an electrical relay that is damaged, the wiper motor itself having an electrical short or even damage to the wiper...
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Car makes a sound when the car is first started and driven forward a few feet.
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Brake rotors separating after a brake change
If the rotor was very hot (and you were not continuously braking), that means the brake pads were not retracting from the rotor when you released the brake pedal. Failure to retract can occur if: 1) brake line pressure doesn't...

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