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front end right side
It is almost a certainty that your right front suspension has some loose parts that need to be addressed. These parts could include tie rods,ball joints,wheel bearings, or control arm bushings. I would recommend having a qualified professional inspect your...
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Q: check engine light is on
Hi there. For the check engine light being on, to start, get a code reader and scan the codes to the computer to have a starting place with diagnosing your engine. The computer can store a lot of codes from...
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I replaced my starter and solenoid and checked all my connections and my car still wont start but the solenoid will engage
It's possible that the starter relay, or motor is faulty, which is not allowing the starter shaft to extend to the flywheel and turn the motor over. It's also possible that it's not properly aligned or perhaps the wrong starter...
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Loss of power in the cab and trouble starting the engine.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The alternator should be reading around 14 volts at all times. If it is dropping lower, there is an issue with the alternator or its wiring. You can verify the voltage output with a...
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Can I used an ignition coil with the primary resistance per spec but the secondary with lower resistance.
Hi there. To properly repair your vehicle you need to use the correct ignition coil. If you do not use the right coil then it either will not work or it can damage the circuit and the computer. The resistance...
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What could happen by driving without a bolt on a pulley?
The consequences in regard to the pulley depend on which pulley was vandalized (there are quite a few on a engine). If it was the crank pulley, such could fall off (eventually) and if it does cause a fair amount...
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Alt temp light?
Assuming you are referring to the AT temp light, this is related to your transmission and indicates that the transmission may be overheating. The ideal transmission fluid temperature is under 175 degrees, but as fluid ages it starts to break...
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I recently bought a 1987 montero and the EGR light is on.....what does this mean
The EGR warning light signifies that something is wrong in the exhaust gas recirculation system. The problem could be as simple as EGR passageways that are clogged with carbon (the passageways can be cleaned out), or the EGR valve and/or...
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Can you drive a car with a bad throttle body
To answer your question: maybe. The throttle body has some redundant circuits in it that might make it possible to operate in a "limp home" mode, but unless the owner can have the car repaired and verify the repair before...
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Where is my crankshaft position sensor on my 2001 Mitsubishi Montero
Hello. The crankshaft position sensor on your engine is located right above the front of the crankshaft behind the timing cover. The cover will have the be removed in order to replace it. If you need some help with this,...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS is leaking water from the back of the engine by the firewall. What is the name of that pipe?
The pipe that connects to the hose on the back of the engine is the supply pipe to the heater core. If you need further assistance with a coolant leak, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your...
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Need a new serpentine belt
Hi Sean. Replacing a serpentine belt is not that expensive, when it's done by a professional mechanic who knows how to complete this process. In most cases, prices for replacement can range from $200 to $400 based on the vehicle...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited Stalls At Stops After Engine Is Warm
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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2001 mitsubishi montero limited. Need to calibrate idle air valve.
Hello. In order to properly adjust idle speed on this vehicle you will need a scan tool. The vehicle will need to be put in relearn mode to do so. Over time the computer will adapt on its own if...
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I can not find the fuel pump relay
The fuel pump relay is an integral part of the engine control relay in the right side of the instrument panel assembly.
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Q: Oil leak
As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. Gaskets can fail over time due to excessive heat and will eventually shrink causing them to fail and leak. Gaskets can also fail when...
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Noisy lifters 1991 Mitsubishi Montero
Hello - your "noisy lifters" could have a couple of causes: worn out lifters (they're hydraulic by the way, not adjustable), or poor oil supply to them. Poor oil supply could be a blocked oil passage, worn out oil pump,...
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I installed a new starter...after start up constant grinding noise occurs
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid or quite likely a misaligned starter. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has...
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Heat blows warm not hot
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
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electrical problem
It is possible that the windows are related to faulty window motors or regulator assemblies. As for the horn it is possible that the horn itself is faulty or a fuse has blown. I would recommend having your electrical system...

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