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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant
If 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 Mitsubishi Galant. Key Features Considering how...

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Crankshaft and camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction
The 335 and 340 codes are for crankshaft and camshaft circuits. This could be bad sensors, or it could be an issue in the wiring to the sensors. The 421 is for a catalyst performance. It can come up because...
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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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Wheel stud replacement
Nothing is impossible to remove. It might be a pain in the neck and require specialized tools. If you fill out a repair inquiry specifying whether it is the lug nut that is stuck or whether you are actually trying...
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what is the firing order
Hello. The firing order of your car is 1-3-4-2.
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Traction light on
The TCL, or traction light, typically appears in conjunction with either the ABS, anti-lock braking system, light or with the Service Engine Soon Light. The traction control on your Mitsubishi Galant not only utilizes the ABS for proper function but...
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Spark plug covered in oil
A fouled spark plug is a common issue with modern vehicles. Thinner oils are used to reduce friction and increase fuel economy. These thin oils in combination with a vehicle with higher mileage will cause oil to seep past the...
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Should I change the transmission fluid?
Generally, when the transmission fluid turns a brown color, it has been broken down and is no longer providing the protection needed for the transmission. As you know, the transmission fluid is designed to provide lubrication, protection and hydraulic pressure....
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Shaking and wants to stall
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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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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Heater blows cold air
Hello. If the A/C won’t blow cold air, this is usually due to: Lack of refrigerant in the A/C system A/C compressor has stopped working Blockage in the A/C system It will first be necessary to...
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Getting horrible gas mileage.
When you say you are getting horrible gas mileage, you do not specify how bad. If another shop says it is running ok then it may be OK. If you are getting a drop of more than 2 to 3...
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Cooling Fans
Most Vehicles now have 2 separate cooling fans. One cooling fan is intended to come on when the engine reaches a certain temperature. The other cooling fan is intended to come on when the air conditioning is turned on. When...
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Check Engine light
The Check Engine Light will come on for a number of reasons. Since the light is on, I would start by scanning the computer for codes. The codes will help to isolate the problem. If the light is flashing, then...
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Check engine light
The problem with the code that the mechanic is getting is that it says the evaporative system has a small leak. This is why it takes a few days to come up. The leak can be from any of the...
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Car won't start
Without testing, it will be very difficult to determine what is wrong. That being said, there are a few things that pop into mind. The mesh wire you see may be a ground strap. It is very important that the...
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Car won't start
There are several issues that could be related to your car not starting: Faulty crankshaft sensor Faulty camshaft sensor Burnt engine valves Blown head gasket No spark getting to the spark plug Lack of fuel pressure from the...
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Car will not start
Hello. If the engine is not cranking then it may be a battery or a starter. I would usually do a load test on the battery to make sure it is fine. If the battery is fine then I move...
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Car stalling while driving
Filling the oil up was a good start, but there may be a more complex issue at hand. You could have a vacuum leak, or you may have a clogged fuel filter. Both of these can cause stalling. There are...
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Car pulling to the left
Your tires and alignment need to be checked. A worn or low tire on the left can cause a pull. You can easily have your tire pressure checked. Any recent damage could also cause the pull. A qualified technician, such...
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Car not moving in any gear
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Unfortunately this is a classic sign that the transmission has failed. They fail for various reasons including mechanical failures, pressure issues, or leaks. The transmission oil needs to be drained, and meanwhile you...

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