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Understanding the Mitsubishi Routine Maintenance Required and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. Mitsubishi's Routine Maintenance Required lights indicate when your car needs service.
Mitsubishi Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you have been shopping for a used Mitsubishi vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Mitsubishi Dealership Certified
Mitsubishi dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are ASE certified or have completed the UTI Automotive Technology program.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse
2012 marks the end of an era for the Eclipse and Mitsubishi sends the sporty little car off in style. As affordable sports cars go, the Eclipse has served its segment well with...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander
The smaller size and aggressive styling make the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander a great choice for those who want an SUV, but don’t want to deal with some of the large behemoths available. With...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
In 2012 Mitsubishi says sayonara to the 22-year run of the sporty little Eclipse, and with it, the Spyder convertible. This sleek, stylish soft-top has enjoyed many years of popularity as a...
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...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
If you’re looking for an SUV, but don’t need much space or off-road capabilities, the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport just might be the ticket. With it’s stand-out appearance that is sure to...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
The 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor is a crossover SUV that manages to provide decent comfort, power and performance into a single package. This also marked the final year of production for the SUV, as...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Cute pretty much sums up the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV. It’s a super compact electric car capable of driving for quite some distance on battery power alone. However, the lack of a gasoline engine...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant
If you’re in the market for a midsize sedan and want the best price possible, you may be thinking about visiting a Honda or Toyota dealership. Before you do, check out the 2012...
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...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Families
If it’s time for you to search for the top used cars specifically for families, check out the list we’ve put together of the top five. The list of must-haves Typical items that...

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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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Part identification
Hi there: Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. Unfortunately, we're not equipped to have images placed into the Q & A. If you provide a link to the image, give a full description of the make, year and model of...
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Remote start will not turn off the engine.
Hi there. Keep the key in the on position, step on the brake pedal. The remote should change from remote start mode to ignition on mode. if it doesn't, open up the remote start module. Check the fuses under the...
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2 kilometer run and the temperature is hotter than normal.
Hi there. Check the coolant level in the radiator. If the radiator is low on coolant, fill it up to the top and check for any visible leaks. If the coolant is not leaking, then check the engine oil and...
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Motor has a tapping sound at idle, gets louder as you rev higher.
A light tapping noise from the engine may be caused by a low oil level as there isn't enough oil flowing through the engine. Louder clacking and knocking noises that sound like they are coming from the lower end of...
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While driving, car jumps into lower gears unexpectedly almost coming to a stop. Then the car jumps back into higher gear at random intervals.
Hi there. Sounds like the kick down solenoid is sticking and not functioning correctly. The kick down solenoid make the circuit within the transmission valve body (transmission controller) to down shift when under heavy acceleration to allow a lower gear...
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My car is having issues starting and running in the cold
Hi there. It sounds like the idle speed control motor could be struggling during a cold start. There could also be a vacuum leak that is allowing too much air into the intake during a cold start; cold starts require...
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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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Car stalls when put into gear.
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by a wide variety of different things. If the issues began after replacing your turbo then I would go back and carefully examine the work area for any loose or broken hoses, or perhaps...
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Crankshaft position sensor causing check engine light to come on.
The first step to take would be to have a check engine light is on inspection performed by a qualifed professional. This will help to deterimine if the crankshaft position sensor is faulty or not. Consider YourMechanic as a certified...
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My 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander sunroof wont work
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander sunroof to not function. The most common failure points are the sunroof switch, wiring harness fault, sunroof track, or sunroof motor failure. If no noise is heard at all...
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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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Can i make a new sump gasket for my 98 lancer from cork or rubber gasket sheet or do i need to buy a new one?
Hello. If you have reason to believe that your oil sump may be sludgey, due to waiting too long in between services, then it may not be a bad idea to clean it out. Cleaning the pan / sump out...
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What is the difference between engine oil warning light and another warning light just like that but with waves under the sign? 1996 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello- the warning light you mention is a " low coolant" indicator. Once the engine is cool - check your coolant reservoir and/or cooling system for proper fluid level. Since you seem to have lost fluid, I would recommend an...
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Oil keeps dripping under my car, but I checked the oil and its full.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Check the transmission fluid to see if its low. Also, check the power steering fluid to see if its low. Either the vehicle is leaking oil from the engine, transmission, or power steering....
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant just got the starter replaced brand new car won't turn over I have an alarm in my car can that sensor the c
If your vehicle was not starting but was turning over, I would have advised against the starter replacement. If the engine will turn over, the starter is doing its job. If you have an aftermarket security system on your vehicle,...
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No horn and wipers when beam lights are turned on
It sounds like you have a short in your electrical system. I would recommend starting with an [electrical systems inspection]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/electric-problems-inspection) to determine where the cause of the issue is. There are likely some damaged wires somewhere that are causing this...
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It wont start, dont hear any bangin or clangin
If Diagnostic Trouble Code P0335 sets, that does not necessarily mean that there is anything wrong with the Crankshaft Position Sensor (CPS) because Code P0335 actually has multiple causes. The only way a CPS can be condemned if it the...
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I am having Mitsubishi Lancer box. Engine sounds well,Car is pulling well, not much smoke but some time engine oil is dippin
Hi there: A quick way for you to know if coolant is leaking into the engine (most likely caused by a blown head gasket) is if you check the oil and it's milky or extremely diluted. Also, if you're engine...
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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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