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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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My aftermarket crankshaft pulley is wobbling a little when it idles. Does it just need to be tightened, or replaced?
The harmonic balancer should not wobble at all. The heavy bolt that holds the balancer to the crankshaft snout is quite tight. Presumably the balancer bolt was torqued to the Factory Service Manual value, and so you cannot safely tighten...
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I drove my car without coolant and the engine overheated. I got the car home and filled the coolant but engine is kind of smoky.
Depends on if you drove the vehicle with straight water or nothing in the cooling system. If there was nothing in the cooling system, then the head gasket may have burned causing the coolant to slightly leak into a cylinder...
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How do you know if ur belt tensioner is bad mines snapped off on me and my car shut off.
Try spinning the pulley on the tensioner and see if it spins. If the pulley does not spin, then the bearing has seized up and needs replaced. You may not have to replace the entire tensioner, just the pulley and...
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I have a 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS with a 105,000 miles, it has never had its transmission fluid changed is it a good idea to
Hi there. Changing the transmission fluid and the filter is always a good way to reduce potential damage to your transmission and drive system. This service is typically performed around the 80,000 mile mark, so you should be due for...
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I have a 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS V6 Automatic 6 Speed with a 105,000 miles. It has never had its transmission fluid changed.
Changing the oil will not hurt the transmission as long as the fluid is red in color. If the fluid has never been changed, I recommend replacing the oil pan gasket and transmission filter with servicing the oil from the...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT won't start
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system...
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Has no power there are traces of gasline in the engine oil
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a leaking fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding off a...
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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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Car is hard to stop, surges forward in drive, and kicks when coming to a stop
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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Battery Drain
If the battery is new and charging system output has been measured and is within specifications, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (batteries will self-discharge even if not...
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No spark after head gasket replaced and timing and water pump fixed
Check all the ignition system primary circuit electrical connections to the distributor and test the coil and the distributor. Be sure all electrical connections were restored and are secure. It is possible that an electrical connector was just left disconnected,...
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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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Wont tick over
Hi there. We're not quite clear as to what symptoms your Mitsubishi is experiencing. If you are having problems with the engine turning over, but once it starts it drives fine, there are a few possible issues. First and most...
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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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no spark fire no power to fuel pump computer won't communicate with code reader
Hello, thanks for writing in. When dealing with this kind of situation, you need to start with the simplest options, and work your way down the list. When the electrical power supply is questioned, we need to rule out the...
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What are the cause of my car going into limp mode and what can i do to fix it myself? 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hello - the first thing to do is to get the problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. This will help you make repairs based on the real problem, rather than just throwing parts at it....
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Is the water pump internal,or external on a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander
Hi there - the water pump on this model is on the external face of the engine block, as are most water pumps. However, it is "behind" the timing belt components, which must be removed to change the water pump....
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coughs when accelerating or going up hills while in gear.
Hi there. Typically when an engine "coughs" it is due to a cylinder misfire. This could be caused by one of several ignition system components or fuel system components that are not working efficiently due to simply being dirty or...
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There is a hole in exhaust pipe.
The best sealant would be to weld the exhaust pipe together, however, if a welder is not an option, then I recommend putting on an exhaust stainless steel T - bolt clamp, either straight or a step up or step...
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Why is it running hot? 1999 Mitsubishi Galant
Hello - it sounds like you may be experiencing a blown head gasket, or the radiator is clogged. Given that the radiator cooling fan is coming on, the thermostat, appears to be opening and the water pump is transferring hot...

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