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Possible power steering pump replacement.
In this situation I would suggest getting a mechanic to look at it for you. This way you can avoid replacing parts you don't need. If your system is making a type of moaning noise, if could be a pump...
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What information is shown in the information display?
The following information is shown on the information display: Vehicle mileage (total mileage for the vehicle) Trip meter A (this can be reset at any point to track mileage) Trip meter B (this can be reset at any point...
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What does the trip information display do?
Your car is equipped with a screen that displays a wide range of different information pertinent to your trip called the trip information display. The information here ranges from the outside temperature to the average fuel mileage and more. To...
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How does the outside temperature display work in a 2012 Toyota RAV4?
Your car has an outside temperature display that will tell you the temperature outside of the car. This can provide you with important information for your trip. It can display temperatures from -40 degrees F to 122 degrees F. If...
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What does the information display tell you?
The information display on your dash gives you access to critical information. You can cycle through each readout and adjust some of these as well. Here’s what you need to know: Odometer: The odometer tells you how many miles...
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How do you use the Maintenance Minder™ with the multi-information display?
Your car’s multi-information display gives you access to a lot of information about your vehicle, including the various services and when they’re due. Here’s how you use the Maintenance Minder™ on your car: Turn the key to the on...
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What do the Maintenance Minder™ codes mean with the multi-information display?
The Maintenance Minder™ system on your car helps you keep tabs on important services like oil changes, transmission services, air filter changes and more. It can display a number of different messages on the screen of your multi-information system. Here...
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What do the maintenance service codes mean with the multi-information display?
The Maintenance Minder™ system on your car does much more than just remind you that you’re about to exceed the oil life. It’s designed to help you keep tabs on all of your car’s maintenance, from tire rotations to transmission...
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How do you reset the Maintenance Minder™ system with the multi-information display?
Your Maintenance Minder™ system should be reset after every service. This is critical, as the system makes service recommendations based on mileage. If the system isn’t reset correctly, the recommendations will be out of sync with what the car actually...
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What does the multi-information display do?
The multi-information display is an optional piece of equipment available with some trim levels on the Honda Civic. If your car has one, consider it an expanded and enhanced version of the standard information display. It’s located above the steering...
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What items can be customized in the multi-information display?
While some of the items displayed can’t be changed (your primary odometer reading, for instance), many others can be customized. Here’s what you can change: Maintenance Minder (reset or leave alone) Trip meter (reset or change from elapsed time,...
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How do you customize the multi-information display?
While some of the information and items shown on your car’s multi-information display must remain the same, there are quite a few that can be customized. Here’s how to do it: Press the menu button located on the steering...
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How do you choose a title display method?
If you have a disc that was recorded with title and track information, you can choose a title display method. Here’s what you need to do: Turn the power on. Make sure the disc is in. Press setup two...
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Need to have car fixed after overheating.
If you got the car too hot you could have done a number of things to the engine that would stop it from starting. The first thing you should do is have your car inspected for overheating by a qualified...
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Console panel not working.
The panel window for the navigation typically will only be blank when the system is turned off. If the system is not turning on at all then you may have a programming issue. Nissan had some issues with the programming...
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black screen on radio GPS system, dark screen with letters FM and AM never seen before
From the symptoms you have described, there are a few potential issues. The most likely is the navigation unit, a wiring issue, or the radio unit being defective itself. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able...
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gears not shifting in drive, only works in reverse and park, ABS and traction control ights are on
Many different things can cause the transmission to not be able to change gears. The most likely would be a transmission linkage problem, a shift solenoid, a bad position sensor, or a failing transmission. A qualified technician, such as one...
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Uconnect touch screen not working
Hello! First of all, this is a very new vehicle so it may be under warranty. I would suggest expressing this concern to the dealer because there are already several people complaining of this particular problem. I am aware that...
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The multi-information screen is not showing the outside thermometer. Also, I lost all function to certain components of the car.
Hello, thanks for writing to YourMechanic. This system is notoriously difficult to use! However, Mitsubishi has produced a series of "Help" videos to make this a bit easier for their owners. Check out Mitsubishi's own How-To-Video's about this information system....
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Display panel broken
The display panel on this car is connected through the computer data link and can be scanned to see if the problem is with the cluster or the wiring to the back of the cluster. There are no common problems...

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