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Car won't pass smog check
Hi there. Your smog check is measured as to how efficiently your vehicle is burning fuel and air. Smog is reliant on many different components. Your EGR valve, vacuum, and also your catalytic converter are factored in. I would strongly...
Air conditioner not working
Hi. It may be a compressor issue, or it could be an expansion valve that is a stuck open. A stuck open expansion valve would show a higher than normal pressure on the low side when the AC is in...
Starter grinding
Hi, thanks for your question. It sounds like the starter bolts may not have been tightened properly or the starter could be faulty as a new part. I would recommend retracing your steps to make sure that the starter was...
Car is totally dead
Sounds like you might not be getting any power out of the battery. Car batteries are 12.6 v. when they are fully charged. If the voltage is 10.5v. The car won't crank but all the accessories will still function. At...
Jumps from drive to neutral
The most straightforward possibility here is that the transmission range sensor and the shift linkage itself are misaligned. The range sensor provides an electronic "here's the gear I am in" to the transmission controller, and other interested electronic components. The...
Car cranks but doesn't start
Hello. If there is not any power going to these circuits and if it is not starting then you may have a battery problem. I would typically do a load test on the battery first. If the battery is fine...
Cannot remove the starter. 2001 Mitsubishi montero sport. V6 3000 24 valve
It may be necessary to remove the motor mount shield, disconnect the transmission cooler lines, and front axle actuator to have room to get starter out. If you need to have this done, a technician from YourMechanic can come to...
Alarm preventing from starting
Your Mitsubishi Montero has several different alarm options that are factory installed. In order to repair or disable the alarm for inspection, the vehicle needs to be seen by the Mitsubishi dealership. hey have the dealer specific scanners that are...
My car is not starting
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport. You may have a defective start relay or start interrupt switch on the transmission. Have a mechanic come and diagnose the problem for you if these items check...
My drive light is out
If all the other interior lights dim when you turn your lights on, the issue might be in the cluster itself. There is a printed circuit sheet that at times burns out in a section. This is like a break...
Car clicking when I try to start
Sounds like you might have low battery voltage. Car batteries are 12.6 volts. Once the voltage falls below 10.5, the car will not crank. As the voltage gets lower the lights will start to dim. If the battery is simple...
light blinking wont shift right high rpm
Is the vehicle acting like the transmission is slipping? High RPMs without much power and large lack of acceleration? In this case, there may be a low transmission fluid level or the transmission assembly my be experiencing a failure. Have...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport running rough on idle
Take it back to whoever did that work--they did a crappy job. There are so many things that can go wrong. When you are changing all that stuff and replacing the timing belt off, odds are that the timing belt...
Overheated after an oil change.
It sounds like the technician did not bleed the cooling system properly allowing an air pocket to remain in the system. When the air pocket settles after sitting it typically raises to the top near the coolant temperature sensor. Since...
The car starts up after battery is replaced, turns off right away
The antitheft is most likely activated. The system may need to be reset with the factory scanner system. You can try to disconnect the battery and then, with all keys out of the car and all doors closed, reconnect the...
The car has electrical issues
There can be problems with specific components or this can be caused by some general failure. The best thing to do is to have a mechanic come and test the system to see if the electrical problem is caused by...
When the gas is pressed, the RPM increases, can't accelerate
From what you are describing with the RPMs going high and the vehicle not moving, it sounds like you have a transmission that is not shifting or is slipping. There is a technical bulletin that may stop the flare and...
Engine makes tapping noise, exhaust blows bluish smoke
If you are burning oil and you have a noise in the engine, then you need to have the noise checked to see if it is coming from a piston. You may also have valve problems and oil getting through...
Leaking coolant and coolant jug has to be filled every other day
There are more than five different coolant hoses on your Mitsubishi Montero that may be causing the coolant leak. Without being there to physically inspect the vehicle, it's hard to diagnose precisely which one is causing the leak. The fact...
Can I remove the fan clutch and put 1 or 2 fans with a thermostat to cool the engine?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The problem with using electric fans is the amount of air flow that the fans produce. It would not be an answer that could be answered without knowing exactly what the fans air flow is...

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