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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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1 of My bumper rebar screw broke off
Hi there. If you only use (3) bolts, it's more than likely that your reinforcement bar will not be safe or sturdy. You could in theory use three bolts, making sure the two top bolts are secured first, but I...
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Not Starting
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. Things like ignition coils,...
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Hi Chris I have a 2011 mitsubishi galant and I need a radiator with sensor and the the problem is I can't seem to find one and ol
I would recommend looking on Google for this particular part in the shopping section. This will give you access to many aftermarket versions of various parts. It is very likely that you will find it there. You could also try...
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Car overheated and now will not even start.
There is no interlock that automatically prevents re-starting a car that has overheated. Consequently, your no start circumstance is either a "coincidence", that is a no start condition arising from a fault that has nothing to do with the overheating...
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I need a pre-purchase opinion.
Hi there. I tend to agree with your parents trusted mechanic. In general, Mitsubishi vehicles tend to have major electrical and mechanical problems after 100,000 miles or 5 years of continual use. However, some of them continue to run great...
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My car won't crank or start when I turn the key all the lights and everything else functions and when I take the key out the light
Hello, thank you for writing in. The starting system is not very complicated. When you are not getting a crank when starting, the battery, alternator, wiring, or ignition switch are typically bad. Most common to fail is the battery or...
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i think its the water pump
Be sure the drain plug on the bottom of the radiator is closed and secure. There are a variety of potential leak points in the cooling system. If, using a mirror, you can see coolant leaking out of the water...
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What's causing my car not to start?
If the engine was running fine before and now the engine is not wanting to start after putting a new battery in and programming the keys, then there could be an issue with the fuel pump circuit. Check the fuses...
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Motor shakes when the A/C is running other words when idealing
Hi There, As you may know, the AC requires additional horsepower from the motor to turn the AC compressor. As such, this will cause the motor to slightly struggle when turning on the AC, however there may be something additionally...
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Clutch not disengaging (can't change gears) 1998 Mitsubishi Galant
Hi there - great diagnostic work, I believe you are correct in diagnosing a completely failed clutch throwout bearing. Replacement of the clutch assembly is, unfortunately, now in order. Don't forget the pilot bearing while doing this service - it...
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2007 galant es blower motor resistor or transistor
Your vehicle is equipped with a blower motor resistor block. It is a modular, replaceable assembly and the part is different for Galants with and without A/C systems. If your blower motor is not functioning, failure of the resistor block...
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My car cut off without warning and now is crank no start
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically when the vehicle stalls there is an issue with the electronics, the fuel system, or the ignition system. You have eliminated the alternator and battery, which is the first place to start. In...
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What would your advice be to a person who needs to get a smog check on their car to make sure it passes the smog check? 2005 Mitsubishi
Hi there - the most straightforward and least expensive approach to this problem is to simply take your vehicle in for testing 15-30 days prior to your "deadline" (birthday month?). Most states or metro areas allow a 30 day "repair...
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Cooling Fans
The cooling fans are controlled by the computer for the engine using the fan control module. If both of the cooling fans come on when the a/c is on then the problem is going to be in the signal from...
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How do I replace my ignition switch with new ignition switch and key then program it to the car
We would need your model year to advise you regarding the specific service procedure as it can vary from year to year. The exact procedure is set forth in the Factory Service Manual (FSM) and you will need a copy...
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Car start then on idle speed it goes up and down, then overheats and shuts off, why is that?? 2002 Mitsubishi Galant
Hi - your problem description sounds like multiple problems Check for problem codes first, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. The "quick overheating" problem sounds like a thermostat stuck in the closed position. The poor running after...
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How do you know if ur belt tensioner is bad mines snapped off on me and my car shut off.
Try spinning the pulley on the tensioner and see if it spins. If the pulley does not spin, then the bearing has seized up and needs replaced. You may not have to replace the entire tensioner, just the pulley and...
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I don't even know where to start with this one...
What you are describing, although vexing, probably has simple and limited causes and thus for your own sake, that is to get the car in usable condition and running, I just encourage to have a certified mechanic diagnose the car...
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no spark fire no power to fuel pump computer won't communicate with code reader
Hello, thanks for writing in. When dealing with this kind of situation, you need to start with the simplest options, and work your way down the list. When the electrical power supply is questioned, we need to rule out the...
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Why is it running hot? 1999 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello - it sounds like you may be experiencing a blown head gasket, or the radiator is clogged. Given that the radiator cooling fan is coming on, the thermostat, appears to be opening and the water pump is transferring hot...

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