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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
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can i drop a 454 small block chevy into a 2014 lancer? if so what expertise would be needed
Hi Christopher. Is it possible....certainly. However, the only thing you'd be able to use with the existing Mitsubishi is the body and maybe a few interior parts, as you'd have to install a full frame, rear wheel drive, new engine...
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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...
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My 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer started smoking and ticking and will not go above 20 mph.
Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause this. Most of the time if you have a ticking noise with smoke then you need to check for a misfire. I would usually start by scanning the computer for...
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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...
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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...
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02 Mitsubishi Lancer, no signal to injectors from ecm. Will the crank or cam sensor cause this? How do I check if it that or ecm?
You're right in that the crank sensor (CKP) is the primary trigger for the injection pulse. But the only way to reliably check the CKP output is with a scope. If you don't have a scope, all you can check...
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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.
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Car turns off when im at complete stop but not when parked
Hello, thank you for writing in. Finding the cause of your issues is going to be a process of elimination. There are several components you are going to want to check and test if possible. First, have your vehicle scanned...
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Can I use the product "Permatex 24125 Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant" on semi-metallic brake pads? 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer
Hello. Yes, you can use this on the back side of the brake pads and on any other contact point in the brake pad bracket. This will assist in reducing noise.
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Code po401 replaced everthing
P0401 will often set if the passageway from the EGR valve to the intake is blocked with carbon. If you did not clear that passageway when replacing the EGR valve that is the most likely cause for the code. To...
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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...
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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...
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A/c wont turn off mitsubishi lancer gts 08
The circuit has to be restored to its original configuration particularly as you mention that a relay might have been removed. If you request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will compare the wiring diagram in the Factory...
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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...
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My car lost all power while driving the other day and now won't start. It cranks but won't start.
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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I have 2004 Mitsubishi lancer oz rally did timing belt wouldn't start then I change cylinder head but still won't start
A timing belt and cylinder head on a twin cam engine like the Lancer is a tricky business and there are a great many things that can go wrong during the course of the job. It could be something as...
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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...
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metallic buzzing/vibrating noise when accelerating.
Can you create the noise when the vehicle is stationary, in neutral, at any engine RPM level? If not, then the origin is more likely to be the clutch/transmission especially if the sound is closer a buzz/whine than "metallic" buzzing...
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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...
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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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