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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
If you’re looking for a compact that delivers a sporty driving experience, the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer just might be the right car for you. With a variety of models to choose from, including...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have a Tiny Parking Space
In many cities parking spaces come at a premium, so you only want to purchase one small space. This small space will end up dictating what vehicle you purchase, so we’ve rounded up some great candidates. Must-haves Arm...

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Why does my car bang/jerk when I step on the gas?
The cause of something like this could range from a defective vehicle speed sensor (in the transmission) to failing friction material in the transmission clutch packs to hydraulic control faults in the transmission valve body and/or the transmission shift solenoids....
How do i remove the sway bar stabilizer bar nut off without using a hex on Mitsubishi lamcer 2008?
If the problem you're having is the hex key slipping in the socket, there is an old mechanic's trick that might help you. Go to the parts store and buy some Permatex Valve Grinding compound. if they give you a...
Car Battery completely depleted for no reason
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
My car got somewhat flooded during Irma only on the left side because I managed to move it but unfortunately the computer was buil
If there is output to the speakers from the radio output jacks, all that will need to be repaired is either the wiring from the radio to the speakers, the connections, or perhaps the speakers themselves if the speakers were...
All warning lights are on 2011 mitsubishi lancer es
Hi Raymond. Thanks for contacting us today. If a sensor that makes up the ABS or traction control system is unplugged or removed, it's common for the mechanic to download any stored OBD-II trouble codes after restarting the vehicle, removing...
Timing belt ripped while driving on freeway bought a new timing belt installed it but my car wont start
Hi Alex. When a timing belt breaks, it can cause internal engine damage beyond what's inside the timing belt cover. However, in most cases, when you can't start the car afterwards, it's due to the ignition timing not being properly...
My transmission makes a funny noise when I accelerate
If you believe your transmission is making abnormal noises, I would recommend having it inspected by a qualified professional as soon as possible. This will avoid any potential damages that could be caused by whatever is making the sound.
2003 Lancer es I just installed a new idler pulley but cant get the nut threaded onto the bolt. My hands are too big...any advice?
If you are referring to the alternator belt, the nut involved is attached to a socket that is in turn mounted on a very flat and narrow extension bar that can get into remote, tight spots. Then a conventional wrench...
Ambulance noise whine sound when I drive
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your turbo. I would recommend having your engine inspected by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause of this issue. Sometimes turboscan wine even louder than normal when...
I hear a whining sound while I drive my car especially when I accelerate
Hi BJ. Thanks for contacting us today. At first glance, I would assume that the whining noise is coming from your wheel bearings or another driveline component, especially if the noise gets worse as you accelerate. If the noise is...
Why is my car idling in this weird way?!
Manual transmission equipped vehicles have the usual idle air control circuitry as well as an electronic type dashpot to modulate (slow down) the fall off in RPM when you take your foot off the accelerator. There is likely a fault...
Can a bad ECU drain my baterry
It's possible, but it is not likely. By the way, ECU failures are themselves rare and you should be sure you have an authoritative, reliable diagnosis before replacing that component. The exact origin of the phantom load can be determined...
2011 lancer rpms jumps when I stop. There's no leaks and my coolant is low I am about to change that.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
Whining noise in my 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer's CVT Transmission
Check the transmission fluid level and condition. The oil cooler can fail, causing loss of enough fluid to cause noise from the transmission. There is a manufacturer Technical Service Bulletin relative to parts failure in the transmission accompanied by a...
Are Mitsubishi Lancer models engine parts compatible?
Without knowing the parts to be swapped I would not be able to know if they are interchangeable or not. Some parts may be the same. I suggest comparing them first before trying them.
Shifts to reverse but not drive
It is possible that something could have been removed or disconnected related to the transmission during the thermostat replacement. I would recommend retracing your steps to determine if anything may have been done incorrectly during the replacement of these two...
Q: Car starting up but won't stay running
If the car is starting with no issue but the problem is immediate stalling typical causes for such immediate stalling are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or crankshaft...
remove windshield washer reservoir
Hi Danielle. Thanks for contacting us today. If you're going to attempt to replace the reservoir, I would strongly recommend purchasing or downloading a service and repair manual for your vehicle. You can find them online by searching on Google...
Will an external/aftermarket TPMS system shut off the TPMS dash light 2014 Mitsu. Lancer, currently no TPMS system
TPMS is an essential safety feature. Prior to replacing the existing warning system, be sure your new TPMS system is installed, tested and fully functioning. To eliminate the existing, factory system and warning lights, make a sealed manifold out of...
I've been having issue with smoke coming out my exhaust now it's smoking from my converter
Your exhaust can get to over 500 degrees F. It should not be touched by hand or can cause burns. You should check to see if the coolant or engine oil is getting low to see if the engine has...

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