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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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Car rpm bounce at idle
Hi There, Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the...
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How do I remove windshield reservoir on my 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer.
Hi there. There are 3 bolts that secure the windshield washer reservoir on the car. There is one bolt on the inner fender and the others are on the outer fender. A small socket and wrench set will remove the...
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My car engine is currently shot, and needs a replacement, is there any engines I can snap fit inside with little too know mods?
You can put just about any engine into your car but it will need to have modifications done to fit the engines. The 2000 through 2005 models have the same engine. I recommend putting in the same engine as what...
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Oxygen sensor problem
It sounds like your engine's ECM may be struggling to make adjustments to the new headers. If the oxygen sensor is not locating close enough to it's original placement, it may be causing the oxygen sensor to not reach the...
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Car dies
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Typically when this happens there is an issue with the air or fuel supply to the engine. You can scan the vehcile for diagnostic codes if you are able to without much trouble,...
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New valve clicking noise
Hello. The ticking sound you are hearing will probably be an exhaust leak, valve lash,incorrect oil usage, or something improperly installed during the aftermarket exhaust installation, I suggest that a stethoscope is used by a technician to help determine what...
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Would a content 4g64 engine from a 2001/2 Mitsubishi mirage bolt snap into a 2002 lancer Rally oz
Hi there. Unfortunately, engine swaps is not a service we offer at YourMechanic.com, as such; we're not able to offer advice on whether or not this engine will fit your application. I would advise you contact a local engine replacement...
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No spark..
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The first thing to do is make sure you have a fully functioning battery, and it is best to go have it tested. Then you can check the available power to your ignition...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
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...
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Oil not getting to the top end of motor.
Hi there. It would be very difficult for us to speculate on the possible scenarios without being their to inspect the car personally. If you are certain that you are having oil circulation problems, the best case would be that...
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Can my Transmission damage be cause by being t-boned at 60 mph?
It would be impossible to say, with any great certainty, that the damage to the transmission was due to an accident. Without seeing the damage done during the accident, what parts were involved exactly, it would all be speculation because...
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Car not turning over
Hello, thank you for writing in. The symptoms you are having all point to an issue with the battery or charging system. A new battery was the best place to start, and now you can look into the other components...
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I have just put my car in to Mitsubishi to have the hydraulic cylinder and slave changed I had a phone call from them today saying 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer
Hello - yes, unfortunately your Lancer utilizes a concentric clutch slave cylinder, which is inside the clutch bellhousing, and requires removal of the transmission to access. So your shop was being straight up with you on that one. (The slave...
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I removed the needles in my gauge cluster. Now the fuel and temp shoot up and stay there. My speedometer needle also reads wrong.
For the fuel and temperature gauges check the wiring to the gauges and see if they are connected properly. For the speedometer, the needle maybe in the wrong position and reading incorrectly. When taking off the needles to the gauges,...
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I go over 50mph and my car starts making like a scraping noise on my right fromt wheel any ideas what it could be?
It sounds like you may have a failing or worn out wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the...
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Loud whine from the front of the engine, and has no power from my turbo. It also idles very high around 2000 rpm.
Check the hose from the MAF sensor to the throttle body and see if there is a leak or if the hose clamps are loose. This will produce a vacuum leak before the intake and make the engine run different...

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