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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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Shaking and dies
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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my mechanic said there is water in my sparkplugs car won't turn on just sounds like spinning 1999 galant
If there is a coolant leak into the cylinder(s), or externally down the spark plug tubes, such a leak would have to be resolved prior to running the engine, or attempting to diagnose a non-running engine. If you request a...
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Temp gauge rising while at idle
The radiator should have an electric fan that comes on when the temperature reaches a certain point. When the car is moving down the road, there is enough air moving through the radiator that is doesn't need a fan, but...
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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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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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I plan on buying this vehicle but how do I know if this a good deal? 2004 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello - to determine the real "initial cost" of the vehicle - that is, what additional repairs must be made immediately upon purchase - the vehicle should be inspected first by a professional to determine repair and maintenance issues that...
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Are there any aftereffects the car goes through after replacing the purge valve?
Hi there. Typically when you have an EVAP system component failure and it is replaced; it won't cause any side-effects like you're describing. I would assume that the issues were there the entire time, but were hidden by the EVAP...
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whats the typical cost to replace a rear passenger bushing 2005 galant 4cyl.
There is more than one bushing at the wheel position you are inquiring about. The upper control arm has bushings as well as the lower control arm and the trailing arm assembly. In addition, the sway bar has bushings. The...
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Inner tie rod with tool cant remove
In order to remove the inner tie rods you have to use a tool to bend back the lock tabs that hold it locked in place. Once the lock tab is bent back then the remover tool can loosen the...
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My car is emitting black smoke and has poor acceleration
Hi There, Black smoke coming from the exhaust is usually an indication of a rich fuel condition. When this happens, this can be the result of many things such as faulty fuel injectors, a failing mass air flow sensor or...
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Lost my transponder key. if i replace my ignition.cylinder do i need to program the new transponder key? 2003 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello - yes, if you do not have at least 2 keys that are already "recognized" by the transceiver, you must have the new keys programmed at a Mitsubishi service center or locksmith equipped with the proper equipment. If you...

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