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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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Replacing engine mounts
There are at least 4 replaceable mounts on this vehicle covering the engine and transmission. The part numbers vary depending on whether you have a manual or automatic transmission. If you are replacing motor mounts the preferred parts source is...
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ac compressor clutch not engaging
Let's assume the clutch is not engaging. The clutch coil should simply be tested to determine if coil failure is the cause and it's easy to do. The integrity of the clutch coil can be tested on the car using...
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I sent my 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander to a Dealership and got an estimate of over $600 to replace the key cylinder.
This can happen when the key itself gets worn out making the switch inside inoperable to that particular key. This can also happen when the inside cylinder parts begin to wear out or become inoperable for the same reason. As...
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My car is making a loud rattling sound, but only when it's cold and I've just turned the engine over.
As a car sits, all the residual oil (in the hydraulic valve lifters, for example) drains down to the oil pan. When you re-start the car, particularly when the weather is cold and the oil is most viscous, the valve...
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Are common repairs on Mitsubishi Outlanders more expensive than on most cars?
Hi there: This is a very good question but very difficult to answer. If by "more expensive" you're referring to routine maintenance and service the answer would be "possibly." Parts cost is typically the determining factor of service and maintenance...
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smell of gasoline in the front seen when driving after fuel pump and filter replacement
Hello there, many issues will cause a fuel smell in your 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander. Fuel smell from spills can linger for some time on the vehicle, especially if the fuel was inside the vehicle at all. If the fuel smell...
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AC compressor failure
Hello. Yes, all of the things listed are usually recommended when replacing an AC compressor. AC systems are very sealed and pressurized, and taking the precaution to replace the associated components helps prevent any premature failure's of any sort. The...
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Q: Exhaust manifold
Hello. Thank you for writing in. This procedure can be difficult to accomplish for several reasons. One, if you are not set up correctly, then you could be working against yourself. Make sure you have the exhaust manifold propped up...
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Significant gas mileage drop after tire change
If the vehicle fuel efficiency has dropped 15%, and there is no obvious explanation, something is wrong. The timing of the tire replacement to the drop-off in mileage is undoubtedly just a coincidence unless the tires are wildly defective thus...
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Car has been misfiring since fixing the exhaust leak but now keeps dying after 10 mins
Hi there. If more than one cylinder misfires, this will increase or decrease the revolutions per minute (RPM) of the crankshaft. If that increase and/or decrease is more than 2 percent, the Powertrain Control Module will store the P0300 trouble...
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How do I replace my ignition switch with new ignition switch and key then program it to the car
Hello. You will be able to install the new ignition and key but the Mitsubishi dealership or a capable Locksmith will have to reprogram the key to the car for you. I worked at a Mitsubishi dealership for a few...
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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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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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Faint buzzing sound when car is moving
Hi Shaunacee. Thanks for sending in your question to us tonight. One thing I would check first is whether or not the sound stops or starts when your AC is turned on or off. If the noise is coming from...
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my speedometer and gas needle does not work on my 2003 mitsubishi outlander LS
Hello, thank you for writing in. The speedometer and the fuel gauge run independently of each other up until they connect to the instrument cluster at the back of your dashboard. If the other gauges were failing as well, you...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS: fixed oil leak, replaced gaskets on exhaust, intake, and cyclinder head. Car now idles rough/stalls
It is possible that you could have a vacuum leak. I would recommend having your vehicle smoke tested to determine where the source of the leak is. Perhaps the intake gaskets are not properly seared causing an incorrect air fuel...
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Coolant does not return to radiator after cool down
Hi there. Coolant is circulated through your engine block, heater core and back to the radiator thanks to the water pump. If the coolant does not circulate back to the radiator to be cooled, it is either due to an...
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Whump whump noise on front drivers side after turning left
If it happened just after a tire rotation, I would immediately want to check the wheel nuts There is more stress on the wheels in a turn than there is going straight, so if the nuts are not quite tight...
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I have a 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS V6 6 Speed Transmission it currently has 120,000 miles the transmission fluid has never bee
As with any car, the life expectancy depends largely on how you maintain the car, the driving conditions it is subjected to, the driving habits of the owner and many other factors. Proper maintenance schedules are a key factor to...

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