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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...
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Check engine light
Hello. Since the check engine light is on then I would need to scan the computer for codes myself. From the one code that you have that sounds like an EGR system issue. It may be the DPFE sensor or...
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if a timing chain wears, how do you know if the gears are worn as well
Hi there. Assuming, proper maintenance has been performed and it is timing chain heard, would lead me to believe, a timing chain guide or timing chain tensioner is worn or broken. Once the timing cover has been removed, all of...
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I cannot find a computer with the Part #. 1860A799. Can I use another part number that looks the same?
Hi there. The part number that you have is specific to your vehicle's computer system. If you are wanting to replace the computer with an aftermarket computer, you can but you will need the computer flashed (programmed) to the VIN...
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When stopped at a light rpm will dip from 600 to 500 can then move back up
Although the idle speed can be adjusted, the idle speed of the engine is optimized by the manufacturer for maximum performance and economy of operation. In practice, therefore, there is no value in making any adjustment. Low and/or unstable idle...
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Abs e-brake asc service engine soon lights
Hi there: In most cases, when all of these lights are illuminated on the dashboard, it's typically caused by a faulty speed sensor inside the transmission; as it's one of the few components that helps to activate all of these...
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Advice for winter tires
205/55R17 may be too tall for your vehicle. A couple of good sources to check size compatibility for your vehicle would be tirerack.com or maybe discounttire.com. Sites like Tire Rack specialize in winter tire packages and is a good source...
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Have a Mitsubishi Lancer 30th anniversary 2011, making a rattling noise when accelerating and loss of power. There is occasional smoke.
Hi there. The rattling noise is the ignition system being too retard or advanced as the engine is accelerated. Check the camshaft position sensor and see if the sensor is connected and sending a voltage reference to the computer. To...
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Manual car turns on fine but cant change gears.
Have the clutch system checked to see if it is releasing the clutch so You can change gears. Look in the clutch master cylinder to see if the fluid is full or if it leaked out. If no fluid in...
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Car started this morning, tried to jump it but still won't start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The issues you are having with starting may stem from a couple different components. When you hear a click, winding, or slow crank it typically means the starter has failed, or is about to....
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How do I stop the transmission from leaking brake fluid in a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer
Hi there. First off, the transmission and brake system are separate and utilize different oils. If you're leaking oil from the slave master cylinder (which is a clutch component), it's transmission fluid that might be leaking. If you've been told...
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Clicking when gas pedal pressed very slightly
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by a few different things. If it appears that the noise only occurs at low speeds when accelerating then it may be possible that something is loose or worn. A worn motor...
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serpintine belt and tensioner pulley replacement.
Hello. Thanks for writing in. Obviously you will want to clear some room to have access to the tensioner. This is easiest done by removing the radiator. Once you have the old tensioner removed, you simply reverse the process to...
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Transmission light is on
Hello. An illuminated transmission light is a sign that the computer has detected an issue with the vehicle's transmission. This can happen for a variety of reasons and is likely related to the delayed shifting problems you are experiencing. A...
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changed gear box from automatic to manual spedoo not working what's the problem
Hello. When you change from an automatic to a manual transmission on this vehicle it will conflict with the electronics of the computer. Once this occurs other systems such as the ABS will not work right. You are going to...
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Engine misfiring?
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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No ignotion
By "no ignition" I'm assuming you mean no spark. Your engine needs spark, air, and fuel to start and run. Air is almost always a given so there is either lack of spark, lack or fuel, or both. Lack of...
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Can I make my 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer auto lock when putting it into D and unlock in R. 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
Hi there. Unfortunately this vehicle will only work with the doors locking when putting the vehicle into drive and unlocking in park. There is no way for this to happen when putting the vehicle into drive. It can possibly be...
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Why is my car idling high
This may be related to a faulty idle air control valve or possibly a throttle stop that may need to be adjusted. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being...
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water is leaking
If you are getting a coolant leak behind a manifold then you may have a coolant pipe, hose leak on the intake side of engine or a head gasket or freeze plug leak on the exhaust side of engine. Have...
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Broken Calliper Pin Bolt
Hello, thank you for writing in. The caliper mounting bolt is not necessarily a "specific bolt". You can use another bolt if you have one. There are a few things you want to keep in mind. The first is that...

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