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have recently had a problem with the doors self locking and been locked out can anyone help
Problem may be caused by alarm/immobiliser control module or can be caused by individual door lock actuators. To troubleshoot these, you would have to remove the door cards and isolate the actuators one at a time until you find the faulty one. Make sure all door pin switches are clean and operating OK. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 29/03/2017 19:54:10 | ID: 140258
Hi, I need to bleed the brakes on my Mitsubishi Grandis could someone tell me which order to bleed them? I have just changed both back calipers. Also, I guess the engine needs to be running?
You will have a split braking system, Offside Front (OSF) and Nearside Rear (NSR) then the Nearside Front (NSF) to Offside Rear (OSR). First of all let the calipers gravity bleed, open the bleeder valves and allow the fluid to drip / run out, keeping the master cylinder reservoir filled. Close each bleeder valve while fluid is still coming out. Then you can proceed to bleed the brakes, rears first so OSR then NSF followed by NSR then OSF. Try it without the engine running to start with. You may have further trouble if you have allowed air to get into the ABS in which case you will require a pressure bleeder, possibly even diagnostic equipment to exercise the ABS. You should have taken the appropriate steps to stop all the fluid running out of the system when you first stripped it. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 29/03/2017 14:20:07 | ID: 140247
hi my 2006 mitsubushi starts after bout five min I changed the fuel filter thing it was that but its still doing it and when I take it fir a run and stop it does the same again I have to turn it over and over till it stars what can it be causeing thios
Assuming, diesel, if engine is cold and struggles to start, test glow plugs. If hot, check fuel system. Paul from Cambridgeshire
please its trouble if you can part with it now be for it breaks your heart and you fall out with the wife ?????????????????? ted from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 27/12/2016 22:42:31 | ID: 137633
Hi not had this long but now it's getting colder she is getting harder too start, was going to change glow plugs clean buzzbar (relay is working) , are there any tips when changing these too make it as easy as possible thanks Les
Best to change all 4 glow plugs at the same time. Don't be persuaded to get cheap alternatives to the original NGK's - you will be disappointed very quickly. NGK's are available on eBay for about £25 or so for four. They will last at least 3 years, rather than 6 months or 4 months in my case when I fitted cheap ones at £3.50 each! You shouldn't need to clean the bus bar, unless it is really corroded - just make sure there is metal to metal contact between the plugs, bus bar and electrical feed connection. Use correct long reach socket to remove and refit, and do not overtighten. Use a small amount of engine oil on the threads before fitting. Paul from Cambridgeshire
please get ridd of it now ok please it will tear your life and pocket apart ted from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 02/01/2017 15:10:18 | ID: 137732
Hi, Im looking to install an after market car alarm but im finding it impossible to find the correct wiring diagram for my car....any idea`s please
I have the wiring diagrams for the Shogun Sport. Email me at paulATgtbigfootDOTplusDOTcom. Paul from Cambridgeshire
you will have nothing but trouble when you do fit it ted from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 27/02/2017 15:28:10 | ID: 139256
im trying to fathom out what is going on with this 2.5 shogun sports trojan its reg is CF06 KFE had the right alternator belts fitted new battery, and rad and battery lights on dash come on after a short drive any help please
A charge warning light will illuminate whilst driving if the alternator fails to supply a charge current. Do you have a volt meter fitted? This should show only 12v if the warning lamp is on. Numerous things can give this symptom, including but not limited to slipping belts, a failing alternator, failing battery, loose electrical connection or intermittent or permanent short circuit. Check belt tension first before proceeding further. Paul from Cambridgeshire
HAD new belts bat new pully and now altornaiter oh for got to say oil pipes 2 just in side drivers side wheel arch this has only 90, and a c reg ted from Neath Port Talbot
Submitted: 18/03/2017 12:19:15 | ID: 139952
Hi,the fan for heater dimister etc is not working.Also aircon. my central locking is not working either. I have checked all relevant fuses inside car all ok. thank you for any help.
Sorry not an answer, Robert, but just to say I have exactly the same combination of problems with my 2006 Mitsubishi Colt - did you get to the bottom of this? Wendy Young from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 21/03/2017 16:57:44 | ID: 140057
Hi, Has anyone experience an annoying knock/rattle coming from the vicinity of the front offside on a Mitsubishi Space Star, 2005 reg, 1.3 petrol. It only appears when driving on bad road surfaces and there is no problem whatsoever on good smooth roads. We have checked everything but cannot find any wear to any parts or bushes etc. and it has just passed its MOT with flying colours. It appears to be from the area around the footwell near to the Accelerator pedal. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Sounds like cv joint, got same problem on mine Gordon Hindle from England
this could also be the gear linkage if it is a bit worn but worth checking drop links in the front they are cheap to replace and quite often a source of knocking a worn CV would normally be evident when turning the car on full lock and usually sounds like a repeated knock once every revolution of the wheel best way to test for this is get to a quiet supermarket car park and drive in circles on full lock both forward and reverse and listen for the knocking noise bremboy from North Lanarkshire
Submitted: 02/11/2014 12:01:00 | ID: 105497
How do change to MPG instead of Km? This came up after replacing gear box and I cannot get mpg back. Thanks
Did you ever work this out? As mine is now in km Jack from Somerset
Did you ever work this out? As mine is now in km Jack from Somerset
the square button on the left hand side is the key to changing the display hold it in for a few seconds and the display will be ready to change using the factory radio to cycle through the options if you have an aftermarket radio you can only change between mpg and l/100km no distance to empty option hope this helps bremboy from North Lanarkshire
Submitted: 22/11/2014 16:24:38 | ID: 106666
my warning light works for all doors except for the drivers door . is this normal ?
yes hamza from Libya
Submitted: 19/05/2014 20:57:15 | ID: 95741
My Mitsubishi L200 has a water leak on the driver`s side footwell. It`s already had a water test on the windscreen and I`ve checked out the drainage vents which are okay. The carpet gets soaked. How can the water be getting in? (Warrior)
Had the same problem, turned out to be leaking from rear window (drivers side of middle opening window). Had it resealed, not a big job for autoglass specialist Craig from England
Not happy with answer my windows are ok what could it be? gilchrist from Armagh
Daughter has had a brand new L200 Barbarian back at Mitsubishi since January 2017 with water in the drivers foot well. They still haven't found what is causing it despite having to replace seals and loads of electrics because they got wet and shorted out. She has had a loan vehicle up until now and they are now asking for it back but still haven't fixed the car. They claim they are waiting for parts from Japan but quite honestly I smell BS. We could be demanding a new car. Chris from Surrey
Check plastic wheel liner under drivers front wing. Check for any missing fasteners, splits or bad joints. You say you have had a water test on the windscreen but it may not have been adequate either not enough water spray or not long enough spray. Sometimes the water leaks past the window seal and runs along an interior ledge to gradually spread downwards with no large visible drips. Do you have side indicator repeater lights? These have been known to leak water past and allow it to trickle down the inside panels behind the footwell panel to wind up on the floor. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 01/02/2013 10:43:17 | ID: 89892
Got a 52 plate shogun sport 2.5 TD when towing car trailer it has started to go into limp mode and engine management light comes on, have to stop engine wait few minutes and then its then ok to continue, any help would be appreciated to rectify this problem
This symptom can be caused by any number of failing components. Get the ECU fault codes read and this will point you in the right direction. It could be a failing solenoid on one of the vacuum lines, or a failing actuator on the turbo wastegate, for instance. The problem with symptoms like this is that the fault condition can be cleared in some way (by a stop and re-start), indicating that a component is failing in some way but has not failed completely, making fault finding particularly tricky. The ECU fault codes should help with the search. Sorry I can't be more specific. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 20/03/2017 19:38:54 | ID: 140035
Hi my volt metre on my shogun sport 2006 is only showing 12v after I've had it serviced before it was at 14v should I be worried.
Your volt meter should show around 14v with the engine running and alternator on charge. 12v is too low so check alternator output. It may be pure coincidence that trouble started just after a service. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 19/03/2017 14:30:12 | ID: 139995
In behalf of a friend who is not computer literate. Got a problem with auto box. Light kept coming on so had oil checked, all black so had box flushed and new oil put in. Was fine for a couple of days, then light came back on jumping gears, so checked box again and oil is all black again. What are my best options??
When you change the oil you only change about half the total quantity the box takes because the torque converter holds a considerable amount itself along with the transmission oil cooler plus what lies in valve blocks, manifolds etc. You could try dropping the oil pan and gauze filter to clean it all out letting it drip overnight before rebuilding with new gaskets and fluid but you may be better taking it to someone who has the equipment to completely flush out the system with a rig. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 19/03/2017 10:41:49 | ID: 139979
My Mitsubishi Colt Cabriolet CZC makes a beeping noise when starting the engine. What can it be?
its a reminder to put on your seatbelt njh gm from Caerphilly
Submitted: 15/11/2013 11:27:23 | ID: 57810
My shogun sport 2.5 td, i have had a very small oil leak the last 4 months. Went out on a road trip from Leeds to Whitbey yesterday. Car was absolutely fine until i got back to Leeds. Then all of a sudden last night the oil light came on, i stopped and the oil was gushing out. I stopped and engine and let it cool down. I topped it up to half and the engine didn't sound great after 20 seconds so i stopped and it was all gushing out.It starts absolutely fine, just oil running out fast. Has anyone got any ideas?
Answer previously given to Shogun owner by Paul from Cambridgeshire was "There are two potential oil leak points at the rear of the sump: The common one is the rocker cover gasket, which fails at the back by the bulkhead, and the other is the rear crank oil seal. Check the rocker cover first because the alternative is not cheap to replace" Hugh from City of Glasgow
Thanks for that Hugh. Nick, by 'oil light' do you mean the oil level warning lamp? Did you notice loss of oil pressure on the gauge? The health of your engine would normally depend on the location of the oil leak and which side of the pump it is on, but if the sump ran dry, whilst driving, then it's possible that you had no oil pressure, which I'm afraid is an engine rebuild job. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 12/03/2017 06:51:19 | ID: 139767
my shogun sport is in the garage at the moment ihave been told by the macanic it needs a new fuel pump he told me they cost£ 600.00 plus vat is this th e cost of new pump thanks
is there any way you can test the pump to see if is working with out fitting anew pump michael bradley from North Yorkshire
It sounds like the price of a reconditioned pump and is about right, a new pump from Mitsubishi would be more expensive. Nothing wrong with a reconditioned pump so long as you get a guarantee. Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 11/03/2017 19:05:12 | ID: 139761
Hi my Shogun has gone very lazy to start. Have changed battery, glow plugs and fuel filter.
If, when you say "lazy to start" you mean it turns over slowly try changing the starter motor. If you mean it turns over OK but takes a while to start check the injectors, fuel pump. and air filter. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 07/03/2017 22:49:06 | ID: 139594
Alarm comes on when I start to drive with roof closed ,l if roof is open its fine help please
Hi, sorry don't have an answer for you but wondering if you got it fixed as this has just started happening to me. beeps when I start driving with the roof up for about a minute then beeping stops until I stop at a junction or whatever. then when I move off it starts beeping again. Put the roof down and it's fine. any help would be great. thanks. Neil from North Lanarkshire
hi the reson your alarm comes on with roof down is because when your roof is up and a person break in it break the beam now when you have roof down you have more or less done the same thing think about this ted from Neath Port Talbot
Check and clean/adjust the sensors are making a good contact when the roof has closed. (Ted from Neath -- Try reading the question before you post.) Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 08/01/2017 00:54:22 | ID: 137918
Hi I recently purchased a mitsubishi carisma 1.9 DID Elegance. The seems perfect for its purpose. (Getting me to and from work) I would like to give it a bit of a oomph back and have bought a obd connector to plug straight into OBD port. I'm not sure exactly where it is though. If any body could help me locate the OBD port location it would be much appreciated. Thanks
Passenger side footwell behind a plastic cover near to the heater outlet. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 08/03/2017 00:16:51 | ID: 139603
driving along fine then the speedo stops working,then it starts working again it could work ok for several more days before it stops again. any ideas thanks in advance.
the car has an electronic speed sensor located on top of the gearbox by the differential not too easy to get at but a simple fix bremboy from North Lanarkshire
Submitted: 26/02/2017 15:48:37 | ID: 139213
How do you remove the central console from between the front seats so I can get at the handbrake cable adjustment nuts. I have been told that I can release the handbrake cable from the rear brakes and but I cant get enough slack to un-clip the cable , hence the need to get at the adjusting nuts at the handbrake.
the small cubby hole behind the handbrake just pops out run a blunt knife edge round to feel for the clips also the plastice shroud the covers the track undr the handbrake also just pops out from there you can get access to the handbrake cables no need to remove the whole centre console bremboy from North Lanarkshire
Submitted: 02/10/2016 19:22:10 | ID: 135668
My speedometer has stopped working,the speedo gear has striped can this be replaced with the gearbox in positio or does it have to be removed.?
pretty sure all of these cars have an electronic speed sensor no cable or gear the sensor jut emits a pulse and the speedo converts it to and analogue display bremboy from North Lanarkshire
Submitted: 22/11/2016 17:33:03 | ID: 136880
I was left this car in a will, it works great but the clock display just below the windscreen has never worked, any ideas?
Replace the clock. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 05/03/2017 14:04:19 | ID: 139505
Warrior - Reverse light /backup lamp are not coming on. Fuse and bulbs seem ok. Most indicate it's the switch screwed into the transmission that needs cleaning or replacing. Example here : However crawling underneath, I cannot find it. There's guards around the transmission, I cannot get to wher eI think the switch might be. Do I have to go through the center console in the cabin?
The switch is located near the back on the left hand side of the gearbox, it is accessed from underneath the car. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 04/03/2017 13:47:36 | ID: 139435
Got 2 keys for my shoegun but where can I buy a fob to open the door one of mine is worn through?
Any Mitsubishi dealer. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 03/03/2017 17:09:41 | ID: 139410
Hiya Unfortunately a strenge sighe comes up on my boreal And the engine doesn't turn on
Eu não entendi sua pergunta. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 02/03/2017 10:59:40 | ID: 139357
A) Bought used Shogun Sport Warrior, had one key and no fobs. Should I pay the £45 to have another key made in case the first one's chip battery dies? As I'd then be stuck without a way to disable the immobiliser. B) Vehicle came with no door entry fobs, where /how can I get one? C) How can I confirm the immobiliser is still working and live? Thanks
A) That is a question only you can answer but if you lose your only key you'd have to buy new locks and keys which will cost more than £45. B) The Mitsubishi dealer. C) Get another key cut but don't get it coded to your vehicle, if you can't start the engine the immobiliser is working (keep the original key well away from the car when doing this). Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 02/03/2017 16:30:56 | ID: 139369
Hi all, I am looking to find out where the outside temp senor is located on a 03 L200 Warrior crew cad.
Behind the front bumper on the nearside. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 25/02/2017 17:33:39 | ID: 139190
I am wanting to change the Indicator/light stalk on my shogun warrior sport 2.5td lwb 2006 model could any one talk me through this please
I had mine apart a few years ago. Remove top and bottom column covers, which reveals the stalk assemblies. Unplug the electrical connections first before undoing the mounting screws. The assembly comes away in one piece. I had to be careful when dismantling it, but with a bit of patience, you can clean up all of the copper contacts and reassemble with petroleum jelly, to make as good as new! Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 20/02/2017 15:42:52 | ID: 139065
My 2006 shogun sport warrior has started sounded like a tank/tractor when starting when cold but when warms up the noise reduces. If I turn the engine off and restart it straight away it doesn't make the noise but if I turn engine off and let it get cold again and restart it goes back to sounding like a tank/tractor. any ideas why? Over injecting has been mentioned but the injectors have been tested and are fine.
First, check glowplugs. The 4D56 engine will start with up to 2 plugs open circuit, but it will sound like a bag of spanners for a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on engine temperature. If you have to crank the engine for more than 2 seconds when cold, it's a strong sign that one or more glowplugs are faulty. If glowplugs are fine, check that timing belt 'b' (located behind the cam belt) is in place and working. This belt drives the balance bars. If both bars are being driven, suspect an injection problem, possibly injector, but could also be pump/pressure related. Hope this helps? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 20/02/2017 21:58:45 | ID: 139077
Hi does any one know why my pre ignition warning light comes on at random and sometimes doesnt go off for a while, it seems more frequent on short journeys and the only effect it seems to have is on the cruise control which will not turn on when the light is on. Thanks
I had this problem shortly after buying my 2009 Outlander about 3 years ago. In my case it was an intermittent fault with the brake light sensor, which confused me but apparently different faults can be linked to the one warning light. The problem was solved when the sensor was replaced. Some time after this there was a recall of Mitsubishi vehicles to replace this faulty part! Douglas from Somerset
Submitted: 04/08/2015 17:41:25 | ID: 119335
Hi i would like to know outside Ventilation how to remove it, does anyone know how to remove it
Outside ventilation (air) is essential for life to exist on planet earth if you remove it we will all die. Can you be more specific in your question as to what you are trying to achieve. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 20/02/2017 12:10:06 | ID: 139058
My window switches on the driver's door have broken. The windows will still go up and down but the switches themselves appear to have become loose or broken in the unit itself. My question is how do I gain access to have a look at them. Do I have to take the door panel off ? If so can anybody suggest a good manual or any help would be appriciated
It is a common fault ,it is easy to replace it just lifts out use a knife edge its just held in on two clips pull it out the wires are on a stalk pull it out and fit a new one usually get them on Ebay hope this helps c savage from Somerset
Submitted: 22/10/2016 12:57:55 | ID: 136141
Hi I have a l200 warrior when I put it into four wheel drive and make a sharp turn there's a noise as if the wheel is catching on something, a kind of clicking noise also I can feel it through the steering but does not do it in two wheel drive, any ideas it is a 2004 model Thanks
Worn driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint on the front axle. Mick from Portugal
Submitted: 18/02/2017 15:42:57 | ID: 139012
I've recently purchased a space star 1.9 did (2003), the car lacks power when accelerating and is really poor on hills. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I had similar problem. it was first thought to be carbon build up in the catalyser, but then moving to the air intake,the filter has an air motor on the large round pipe next to it which was changed. you can test this by disconnecting the three wire plug on the top of the pipe. ken chambers from Greater Manchester
Submitted: 07/12/2016 11:37:21 | ID: 137222
How do you remove display unit from dashboard
Hi, did anybody come back to you on how to remove the display unit, mine has gone and I wondered if it was easy to take out and replace ?? Many Thanks Steve Steve Proud from Tyne and Wear
Hi, did anybody come back to you on how to remove the display unit, mine has gone and I wondered if it was easy to take out and replace ?? Many Thanks Steve Steve Proud from Tyne and Wear
how to remove display unit as it has stopped working. or what to cheek to make it work john from Derbyshire
Submitted: 07/07/2015 22:01:47 | ID: 118191
I can't go over 3000 RPM
maybe crankshaft sensor dave from Essex
Submitted: 02/09/2016 07:23:14 | ID: 134840
I have just bought my grandis 55 plate 110k on the clock everything seemed fine till i was driving home and got on the motorway and got to 60mph then the car seemed to lose power felt like there was no turbo working..any way car got me home..turned it off seemed like the turbo was working again.but put my foot down agian got to 60mph and stopped working again what could this be? I put it on machine and it came up with boost control fault??
It sounds like the crankshaft sensor. dave from Essex
Submitted: 16/11/2016 22:27:21 | ID: 136747
Hi. I've a 2005 2.5td and have an issue with 4 wheel drive. I'm a mechanic by trade so understand how it works but in my opinion it's not right. On selecting 4H the light turns on and away it goes however it feels tight. Like it has full diff lock. It really doesn't want to go anywhere let alone around corners. In 4L same again. Can you help. Ps light will only go out after I select 2H and drive backwards for some reason or maybe my impaitience that I expect light to go out imidiatly. Cheers
It sounds like you are activating the central diff lock on driving on hard surfaces, hence the need to reverse to "unwind" the transmission components. The Shogun has 2H, 4H diff lock off, 4H diff lock on & 4L which will always have the diff lock activated. Only the first two options should be used on hard surfaces. Mick from Portugal
4wd should not be used on solid surfaces. The manual is full of warning notices to this effect. Also, the warning lamp will only go out after moving the selector back to 2wd, and moving the drive train to ensure all actuators and sensors have returned to their 2wd position. I only use 4wd off road or on icy surfaces, where it works best. On solid surfaces, the drive train will feel stiff, and more throttle will be required to maintain movement. This is because you have two separate drive trains delivering torque to the same fixed point (the road), and imbalances due to freeplay, frictional loss etc will have a direct effect on both. This produces a large increase in the rolling resistance and increased load on the engine, hence the 'tight' feeling you describe. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Paul from Cambridgeshire wrote "4wd should not be used on solid surfaces". This is not completely accurate in that there are numerous permanent 4wd vehicles on the roads (e.g Subaru range, Range Rovers, Discoverys and many high performance vehicles). Such vehicles are fitted with an "open" central differential (it can be locked on the older Land Rover models for driving on loose surfaces). The Mitsubishi Super Select 4wd has the options of 4wd "open" diff and 4wd "locked" diff. Mitsubishi do not recommend using 4wd "open" on solid surfaces purely because it's not needed and increases fuel consumption and tyre wear. However the feel of the car on solid surfaces with even with 4wd "open" diff will be as Paul states. Mick from Portugal
Note for Mick from Portugal: I am afraid this is true for the OP's vehicle, to which I was referring. If you read the Owners manual (pages 5-22 to 5-25), there are numerous warnings to this effect. One very obvious one is page 5-25 "Select 2WD (2H) to drive on paved roads. Especially on highway, never select the 4WD (4H or 4L)". I agree that this is not true for other 4 wheel drive systems used by other manufacturers, but I was specifically answering the OP's question with reference to their 2005 2.5TD Shogun Sport. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 14/01/2017 09:15:10 | ID: 138075
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