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I need help figuring out why I'm still having issues with steering problems, and charging problems.
Hi there. Assuming that your power steering pump is properly installed and the right one for your Mitsubishi, t's possible that your power steering problem is related to mechanical component failure, such as the steering column or tie rods, especially...
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Brakes are failing no fluid leaks at all and brake fluid resevoir still full
An internal seal failure in the master cylinder is possible and that is easily tested for by either blocking off the master cylinder ports and/or using pressure gauges to measure pressure developed within the system upon pedal application. It is...
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Fuel pressure problem
This may be related to many different possibilities. I would recommend with first starting with checking the fuel pressure to be sure the pump is producing the proper fuel pressure. In addition to the fuel pump, there is also something...
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Crankshaft pulley not turning
The crankshaft damper has a broken rubber insulator and no longer turns the outside of the pulley moving the serpentine belt. The accessories are not being turned causing the loss of power steering, charging and any other accessory that is...
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won't start
Hi there. The ground strap that you're referring to is a component attached to the fuel pump that provides an electrical ground in order for the electrical current to power the pump. In many cases, when a fuel pump is...
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I can't find the oil pressure switch.
Hi there. The oil pressure switch is located either behind the cylinder heads attached to the engine block or located on the oil filter housing. Replace the oil pressure switch and clear the codes again by either a code reader...
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Hello I have a 2001 Montero sport 3.0 that died and tries to start but won't acts like it's way out of time. Would a bad CPS cause this problem?
Hi there. A crankshaft position sensor will cause the engine to not start if the sensor has failed. The crankshaft position sensor is designed to tell the ECM (computer) when the cylinder number one is at top dead center and...
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will not start.
Hi There, This is likely a problem with something on your starter called a starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. As electricity is supplied to...
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Valve cover replacement? 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Hi there - manufacturers are using plastic for valve covers, intake manifolds, and other engine components more and more often for weight and expense savings. Unfortunately, with repeated heat cycles, some of these plastics become brittle, or warp and won't...
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Loud whining noise, thick white smoke, and than car dies.
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing possible mechanical or engine management issues. If these issues began after servicing the spark plugs and wires I would recommend verifying that the plugs are not...
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New at this. Started car & Popped hood - couldn't see anything unusual, but heard the knocking at the front of engine. Then the ca
Hi there: If you're having difficulty starting the engine, it's most likely not related to the knocking sound. In general, knocking issues are caused by loose cylinder head hardware such as lifters, valves and retainers, low oil pressure issues or...
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When it rains heavy, my car sputters and I have to play with the. gas petal then it wants to take off 1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Hello - given your symptoms and mileage, the throttle position sensor is a likely candidate for this behavior. Check for problem codes first to verify the diagnostic code(s) engine management will provide automatically. Most auto parts stores will do this...
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Starting issue
Hi there. It is possible; although highly unlikely, that during the replacement of the belts and pulley, the mechanic may have forgotten to install a battery or alternator charging wire; which could have caused the battery to drain to the...
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Stalls when stops
Hi There, I would recommend checking the MAP sensor as it sounds like the vehicle responds adversely to changes in engine load. The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load and generates a signal that is proportional to the...
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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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Where is the map sensor on a 2001 Montero Sport
Hello - the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor is located on top of the intake manifold, in the middle. This will be between the valve cover and the firewall that separates the engine compartment from the passenger compartment. It's a...
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My rear and front lights are out on my 2001 mitsubishi montero sports there was a small fire in the steering column.
In order to locate the cause of the short the mechanic like one from YourMechanic would need to charge time and materials to locate and repair the short and fire damaged materials. You would be charged for the first hour...
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My car is in park and is at 1000 rpms.. Why?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a couple of different issues. The idle problem may be a result of a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it...
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Hello, I just got a 2001 Montaro Sport and I went to get in tonight and it started squealing. What cold it be?
The noise could be the serpentine belt slipping due to age or the tensioner not holding the belt tight on the pulleys. Also an idler pulley could have a failed bearing causing the noise. Try removing the serpentine belt and...
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When I try to start my truck, the lights work but no crank.
First, we need to make sure the signal wire to the starter is properly connected and the power cables are attached properly. I have seen many situations where the signal wire is loose or the connector is broken and the...

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