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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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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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Weird noise while driving
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can do in order narrow down the possible issues. The first thing to do is pop the hood and check all of your fluid levels. This will include...
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Stays idling when I put it in gear, and the car doesn't move. When forced into any gear without the clutch, the car does not shut off.
Hi there. The clutch may be worn and slipping causing the engine to stay running as the shifter is put into a gear selection. If the clutch was working, when put into gear and let off the clutch pedal, the...
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When start up my car the tailpipe has a little bit of grey smoke in my 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer
Hi there. This can be normal depending on if the vehicle is modified or depending on the kind of driving that you do. If the vehicle has any sort of modifications to the engine then this will occur due 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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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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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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Service Engine Soon light driving problems
Any one, or more, out of a list of thousands of Diagnostic Trouble Codes could have caused your vehicle's Check Engine Light to illuminate. Even given your very well stated description of what occurred, no "one" of these many codes...
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How can I fix this issue?
Hello, thank you for writing in. When dealing with all over electrical issues like you describe, there is typically something that is stopping the voltage from reaching the bulbs. Switches, fuses, and broken wires are most commonly to blame in...
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Break fluid leak from transmission
The fluid leaking from the transmission is clutch hydraulic fluid leaking from the clutch slave cylinder. You will need to replace the clutch slave cylinder and then bleed the clutch again.
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When i purchased my used car the check engine light was on . But I was told it was nothing that it would go off . A week later my
If oil and coolant have mixed or are mixing, whether in the radiator or in the crankcase, the cause of those "leaks" has to be identified and repaired first. If you were to diagnose the no start condition, even if...
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I have a 2002 lancer oz rally. It starts right up just fine but after about 10 seconds it shuts off.
Hi there. There could be a vacuum leak, the timing could have jumped, or the Mass Air Flow sensor could be dirty or have failed causing the engine to stall out after 10 seconds of operation. Billing question was sent...
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My headlights wil not come on
The headlight sockets need to be checked for any heat damage. If the connectors look discolored or deformed from the heat of the bulb then you will need to replace the headlight sockets. They will overheat and the connection inside...
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My car started over heating today.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Why car won't start help. Tried to help with obd.
Among the possible faults that you have listed, the crankshaft position sensor (CPS) is particularly noteworthy. If the CPS has indeed failed such is a very common cause of no starts. Consequently, your most efficient option would be to request...

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