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Ben, Greater London

Mitsubishi Colt

This is a new problem I can't figure out. When I stick the key in at first a key symbol on the lcd dash screen next to the mileage counter then I take the key out the ignition and back in doing this 5x till eventually the key symbols disappears and I am able to start the car can anyone figure out the problem? Thanks

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Hi there, did you manage to find out what the problem was? why you get the key light flash and clicking noise? My wife's colt does the same but starts up fine, it's the key symbol and clicking sounds that are getting me paranoid. Please do let me know. Cheers Naz from West Yorkshire

it's a safety feature, read the manual, that key symbol is in there and should be the transponder, the key is not contacting properly with the car, sometimes it starts others it does not. I've had this in mine. Either : a) remove and put the same battery again, it might work b) Replace the battery c) use the spare key (without remote lock) d) Contact your Mitsubishi dealer for servicing, most likely your key with remote lock will have to be replaced André Santos from Portugal

Submitted: 24/04/2016 12:56:19 | ID: 130760

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Azuma, Nigeria

Mitsubishi Carisma

I had an issue with my Carisma 1.8 125hp not raising past engine meter 3 without jacking serious. What could be the cause? I called electrician he told me the gear oil has dried off. Could that be the cause?

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Mitsubishi carisma 2003 doesnt work tachometer, camshaft sender changed. Where else Can be problem Raimonds from Latvia

Submitted: 24/04/2016 06:44:50 | ID: 130751

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Barry, Bridgend

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi just bought a shogun sport 2.5td have noticed the oil pressure gauge goes up when I first start but goes back once It is running is this normal

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Bit more detail required - goes up to where? Goes back to where? Oil pressure will register high when cold, but gradually drop as it gets up to running temp. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 25/04/2016 14:14:56 | ID: 130793

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roger harman, Devon

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

i have a problem with my spot and rear fog lights on my shogan equippe .x 597 bfg.. it appears as if i may of blown a fuse or relay while changeing a bulb while doing a pre check for my mot..is there another fuse box for these lights ?? the fact both fog/spots are not working are they on the same curciut please...the switches work but just no power although if switch on the warning for the lights buzzer works thanks roger

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Check your handbook - there are fuses next to the battery for high current circuits - it is one of these I think. I'm not near my main PC, so I'm going on instinct! Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 13/04/2016 11:31:46 | ID: 130334

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Field, France

Mitsubishi Grandis

I was driving our 2005 Mitsubishi, Grandis, Warrior, 2 litre, diesel, turbo. through France at approximately 70mph. The car has 95000 miles on the clock and has recently been serviced by a Mitsubishi dealer. The car had been running for about eight hours with regular breaks and no problems. There was a sensation similar to passing through a gust of wind followed by a gradual loss of power. No warning lights came on and the engine continued to run. After pausing in a lay-by we continued our journey for another two hours to reach our destination. During this latter phase of the journey, the car was unable to accelerate normally and it was not possible to generate more that 2-3000 rpm. The engine seemed to be able to generate revs better in 2nd and 3rd gears but power was poor throughout. Please advise what is the most likely cause of this problem and what should be done.

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I had a similar problem, the turbo was replaced under warranty and car is now perfect. S. Denton from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 24/03/2016 06:48:19 | ID: 129397

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paul goodrum, Suffolk

Mitsubishi Pinin

What does the od mean when switch is pressed on the gear stick?

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When the O/D light is lit when the button is pressed, it means the Over Drive is turned OFF, I run my vehicle with the overdrive button in the ON position so the O/D light is NOT lit, Mike Woolley from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 01/03/2015 13:28:13 | ID: 112536

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Martin, Hampshire

Mitsubishi Space Star 2001

My Mitsubishi Space Star`s battery light stays on all of the time. Please advise why this should be?

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Sounds like your alternator, if it hasn't stranded you on the side of the road already I suggest you take it to your mechanic asap. Noel from Sligo

I had the same problem, it turned out to be a blown fuse for the hazard flashers (no18) changed the fuse, problem solved tom from Ireland

Submitted: 07/06/2012 16:04:51 | ID: 82661

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Ann O'Sullivan, Ireland

Mitsubishi Space Star

Yellow light comes on intermittently. Cutting out on slowing down. It will restart immediately and otherwise is going as good as ever. The fault is frightfully dangerous as I have to cross a murderous two- laned by-pass to collect grandchildren. Thanks, Ann

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Ann, by "the yellow lights" I assume you mean the engine management light... if this comes on your engine can (and sounds as if it IS" go into what they call limp mode where you will lose poser. There are many reasons, some simple, some complex, why this should happen and you ought to get the vehicle connected to an OBD computer to get it fault read to see what the problem is.. it could be purely electrical connection, failed sensor or the like, but it could be something potentially more serious. RE from Caerphilly

Ann, by "the yellow lights" I assume you mean the engine management light... if this comes on your engine can (and sounds as if it IS" go into what they call limp mode where you will lose poser. There are many reasons, some simple, some complex, why this should happen and you ought to get the vehicle connected to an OBD computer to get it fault read to see what the problem is.. it could be purely electrical connection, failed sensor or the like, but it could be something potentially more serious. R Evans from Caerphilly

Thanks R Evans. She connected to a computer last evening and possible faults are Fuel Pump Sensor or Regulator - failing these the Pump itself. One of the best Agatha Christies I read, long before the Space Star era, was "Why didn't they ask Evans" !! Ann Ann O'Sullivan from Ireland

I had the same problem, it turned out to be a blown fuse for the hazard flashers (no18) changed the fuse, problem solved tom from Ireland

Submitted: 04/01/2016 22:25:25 | ID: 125561

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Sheik, City of York

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi guys the green light for the 4 wheel drive on my dash stay on even when the gear is in neutral and the car is very heavy ,can someone explain what the problem.

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Car will feel 'heavy' or 'stiff' when in 4 wheel drive because of the extra load being placed on the drive train. Start the engine in neutral, wait 10 seconds for the vacuum to charge, then try moving the 4wd lever through its 3 positions, returning it to the 2wd position. If this doesn't work, try moving the vehicle forward, then backward a short distance and then back to neutral to try the 4wd selector again. If this fails, you will need to check the vacuum connections to the transmission selector. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 12/04/2016 00:30:31 | ID: 130266

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allan dunbar, Aberdeenshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

temperature gauge goes higher than normal but does not overheat it heats up real quickly after about a mile

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If the gauge sender is sitting in steam, rather than coolant, this would give the effect you describe. Have you checked the coolant level? Not just in the header tank, but in the radiator? You have an air lock at the sender, I suspect. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 07/04/2016 19:42:00 | ID: 130079

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Glen Elsdon, Middlesbrough

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I bought a 2003 Shogun Sport Warrior 2.5 TD for pulling a caravan after reading reviews on how capable they are, the problem I have is the lights on the dash board come on at irregular interval, lights such as Fuel, Oil, 4WD. ABS. also I think I can hear clicking in the centere console, maybe electrics? not sure. Can anyone point me in the right direction please.

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The ECU sits under the centre console. You don't say whether this happens only when towing? If so, I suspect a wiring error on the caravan or connectors on the tow bar. What ever the cause, these warning lamps should not be flashing, so it's a serious electrical fault and could be a fire risk! Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 07/04/2016 13:37:58 | ID: 130062

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Dave, Lincolnshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi Just bought the Shogun but have a problem which may fail the next mot. The SRS light which should light up for 7 seconds does not. There is no light at all at any time. Is there a fuse or has anyone had this before ? Could it just be a bulb in that area of the dash ? Any ideas would be fantastic. Thanks Dave

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Can only suggest disconnecting battery for a while to remove power from ECU. Otherwise, it's dash apart to check bulb! Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 26/03/2016 17:42:48 | ID: 129504

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tony, Lancashire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

put new turbo in and exaust is filling with oil when running

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I hate to say it, but it sounds like your new turbo has an oil seal fault. Remove turbo and check the oil seals. Paul from Cambridgeshire

thanks, turbo place said something about sump pressure or was it block pressure cant remember which and it pushing oil right through the turbo ? have to bleed something, that make any sense to you thanks. tony tony from Lancashire

thanks, turbo place said something about sump pressure or was it block pressure cant remember which and it pushing oil right through the turbo ? have to bleed something, that make any sense to you thanks. tony tony from Lancashire

thanks, turbo place said something about sump pressure or was it block pressure cant remember which and it pushing oil right through the turbo ? have to bleed something, that make any sense to you thanks. tony tony from Lancashire

Excessive crankcase pressure (if that's what they are referring to?) can result in oil being inducted into the engine, but this will be burnt during combustion, resulting in blue smoke. Oil in the exhaust can only get there from the turbo oil seal. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Excessive crankcase pressure (if that's what they are referring to?) can result in oil being inducted into the engine, but this will be burnt during combustion, resulting in blue smoke. Oil in the exhaust can only get there from the turbo oil seal. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 19/03/2016 16:19:09 | ID: 129221

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mike, Swindon

Mitsubishi Shogun

I have a LW shogun equipe automatic I would like to know if there is a difference in A.B.S. pump units for automatics and manuals. Thank you

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Mike, don't know for certain but they are linked to two separate systems and the type of gearbox should have no bearing on the abs features. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 09/04/2016 20:11:20 | ID: 130163

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Sandra Hewlett, Buckinghamshire

Mitsubishi Colt

How do I adjust the headlamps

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If you mean for height, there is a small section of the indicator stalk which rotates, it has numbers on it up to four, Harry from Worcestershire

Submitted: 23/11/2015 20:32:57 | ID: 123911

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helen nicholson, Greater London

Mitsubishi Colt

my gears are difficult to engage when car is cold once car is warmed up its fine

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My colt is the same, I've heard its a common problem but not a big problem. Before you set of from your driveway slide it in to every gear doing first and reverse last, with the engine running and clutch in of course, i do it and it seems to make it much better. Harry from Worcestershire

Submitted: 11/03/2016 12:10:52 | ID: 128847

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Pierre, Malta

Mitsubishi Colt

Hi, i just bought this mitsubishi colt 2007 model diesel hatchback. There are 2 sets of buttons on each side on the back of the steering wheel and they don t seem to work. Can someone tell what are they for please?. Tnx Pierre

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Radio control. Left tunes. Right volume. Dannycanham from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 19/03/2016 13:06:27 | ID: 129210

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Mark, East Sussex

Mitsubishi L200

The four-wheel-drive light is continuously flashing whilst it's not in four-wheel-drive can you help me please

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I had this problem until last week there is 2 small vacumn pumps under the air filter on the offside inner wing that control the 4 wheel drive on front axel I change these and its stopped cost me £20 only 2 plugs and a couple of pipes dave from Stockton-on-Tees

Submitted: 30/05/2015 20:09:00 | ID: 116639

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Natalie, Staffordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi I've got a problem with my Shogun .1st little problem is the hand brake light will stay on for a few miles after taking hand brake of and second problem is it's started dropping its revs .it will start fine but when u try pull of its like it goes limp and has no power then will cut out.when u try start it the revs will be really low again u till u pump accelerator few times .it started doing it every now and again but now its getting really bad the 2wheel drive green lights have started flashing aswell ready pull my hair out I'm gutted I live my shogun

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Firstly, on my old Mk 2 1996 V6 3lt LWB (Just part Xd two days ago for a 2004 3.2 Warrior) I had illuminated handbrake light for a short distance then it would go out. At first I simply added a just a thimble full of brake fluid to the Master Brake Cylinder top up bottle and this cured the problem for about 6 months at a time. After that it became more prevalent but not urgent. Eventually I paid £54.00 for a complete brake inspection which I was told revealed nothhing wrong despite me beginning to pump the brakes. I believe that I had a Master Brake Cylinder seal errosion problem as I had experienced the exact same thing two decades before hand on an old Ford Granada. Ive part Xd the car now so never had to deal with it but on my Granade it cost about 50p for a new rubber seal albeit the garage tried to convince me to buy a complete new MBCy which I rejected out of hand. Your second problem, in the build up to needing a new battery I experienced similar symptons. My local Mitsubishi dealer tried to talk me into having the same vehicle re-chipped costing stupid money. Luckily my battery then failed and I got a new heavy duty Calcium battery from Halfords on offer for about £104 with a four year warranty on it (still valid for another year as we speak). No further issues. It is my belief that the Shogun is a brillaint vehicle which alerts you by design to weaknesses in its systems so far in advance of complete failure that you feel obliged to take it into a dealer to sort when infact there is no need to stress about it. Hope you get this, enjoy. Jack from Lancashire

Sorry, I forgot to answer your third worry. Don't worry. I think your battery is on its way out or you simply need to to shift your super select in and out of 4x4 or low and high range a couple of times. Remember this.... No true 4x4 should ever engage 4 wheel drive unless it needs to do so i.e. on bad terrain. Never ever use 4 wheel drive on a dry safe summer drive if you are on a tarmaced road. Jack from Lancashire

Sorry, I forgot to answer your third worry. Don't worry. I think your battery is on its way out or you simply need to to shift your super select in and out of 4x4 or low and high range a couple of times. Remember this.... No true 4x4 should ever engage 4 wheel drive unless it needs to do so i.e. on bad terrain. Never ever use 4 wheel drive on a dry safe summer drive if you are on a tarmaced road. Jack from Lancashire

Submitted: 11/03/2016 18:08:44 | ID: 128870

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Matthew, Cheshire

Mitsubishi Colt

Hi, we have got a Colt Cabriolet and the boot will not open, when you press the button on the boot to open, all that happens is that you can hear the mechanism inside the boot but its like the lock won't unlock. Is there anyway to get into the boot to fix this? Even using the key to open the boot in the rear taillight won't work, anyone able to help?

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Hi mark, I have thee same problem on my colt, did you manage to find out what was the problem? Kitti from Brighton & Hove

Submitted: 11/08/2015 22:36:30 | ID: 119631

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Paul Thomas, Somerset

Mitsubishi Grandis

what type of turbo do i have in my grandis

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No turbo in this model. Haim from Israel

Submitted: 14/03/2016 17:51:19 | ID: 129004

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Adam Boswell, Kent

Mitsubishi Space Star

Hi, changed my battery and now speedo and rev counter are not working. How do I reset please? Thank you

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Hi Adam Just disconnect the battery then wait about 15 min then connect back. Thanks. Milan from Flintshire

Hi Adam Just disconnect the battery then wait about 15 min then connect back. Thanks. Milan from Flintshire

Submitted: 15/03/2015 13:15:47 | ID: 113356

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Mark, Cheshire

Mitsubishi Space Star

I have a knocking noise which has just appeared when i wiggle steering, it happens when i wiggle steering left to right stationary and also when im driving, it is a single clunk each time i move it not so much when driving, i have checked power steering levels and also suspension and seems to be no issues, i believe from research it may be track rod ends or cv joints? What i am after though is can i still drive the car 70 miles to get home as i am going to part ex the car next week and don’t really want to fork out money for a car that will probably be scrapped. Any help would be grateful.

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Hi Mark I have the same problem . Change the coil springs and bearings on front wheels resolve the issue. Regards Milan Milan from Flintshire

Submitted: 28/07/2015 10:50:09 | ID: 119017

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Trina, Nottinghamshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi my engine light has been on for sometime and now gone off since we put new battery on. Can damaged battery affect air flow?

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Disconnecting the battery will clear the fault codes from the ECU. If the fault that caused the ECL to come on is still present, it will come on again. If it comes on again, check the fault codes with a cheap ODBII code reader (see previous answers). This will give you clues, allowing you to identify the faulty part. Paul from Cambridgeshire

A damaged battery would not affect the airflow, but it may affect the electronic signal if it's that bad. As Paul suggested.. get a diagnostic done. a cheap unit may suffice, but may only give general info and may miss some fault codes. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 03/03/2016 21:53:14 | ID: 128491

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Graeme, Kent

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi I have a 2004 2.5 td shogun sport warrior, how can I locate the reversing light switch,do I have to take the centre consol out or can it be changed from underneath ? thanks

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The switch will be mounted in the transmission/gearbox casing, accessable from underneath, but check the wiring and connectors before changing the switch. Wire colours for the switch should be blue/yellow and red/green for manual transmission, RHD. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 17/03/2016 15:36:02 | ID: 129136

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Sue, Northamptonshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi, do I need the timing belt or timing belt and water pump both done at 65000 ? Thanks.

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Get both belts done at this mileage. The auxilliary belt is behind the timing belt and will take out the timing belt if it lets go! Change the water pump if it needs changing. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Just had mine done. Timing belt kit is about £75. Takes about 2 hours to do properly. Would cost more than £500 to repair if either of these belts break, so it's well worth it!! Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 08/02/2016 11:38:23 | ID: 127271

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Andy Mason, Brighton & Hove

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hello I have a shogun sport 03 if I disconet the air con belt will I gain any more power thanks andy

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No! Engine power will only be transferred through this belt when the air con compressors clutch is engaged. If this clutch has faulty bearings or is partially engaged then it will take power from the engine, but when working normally will have virtually no effect. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 15/02/2016 15:31:49 | ID: 127636

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chris, New Zealand

Mitsubishi Grandis

Where is the water container for window wiper on rear window?

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The front and rear washers use the same tank under the bonnet. Ian from Worcestershire

Submitted: 23/05/2015 05:56:05 | ID: 116374

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Mark Bull, Wiltshire

Mitsubishi Grandis 2006

I cannot leave any doors open for any amount of time on my Mitsubishi Grandis 2006, even with the cab lights etc off, as the battery will drain and the car won’t start. I then have to jump start it. The battery is fine. What is the issue?

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Could be the alternator if this has not been checked then this might be the culprit. If the alternator is not producing enough output or charging the battery correctly then a voltage test at any garage will do this. martin from Angus

Modern "Calcium Technology" batteries do not like being run flat, and often wont hold a charge properly afterwards, even if the battery tests as fine. The only thing you can do is replace the battery, and avoid ever running it flat. Found this out on a Toyota, I got through 6 batteries in 8 years before twigging (lots of short trips kept draining the battery). If you mostly do short runs, buy a trickle charger and top the battery up over night once per week. Ian from Worcestershire

Modern "Calcium Technology" batteries do not like being run flat, and often wont hold a charge properly afterwards, even if the battery tests as fine. The only thing you can do is replace the battery, and avoid ever running it flat. Found this out on a Toyota, I got through 6 batteries in 8 years before twigging (lots of short trips kept draining the battery). If you mostly do short runs, buy a trickle charger and top the battery up over night once per week. Ian from Worcestershire

Submitted: 15/11/2013 09:37:23 | ID: 57927

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Bryan, Jamaica

Mitsubishi Grandis 2004

My 2004 Mitsubishi Grandis will not easily go into reverse, however it drives like new otherwise. Can anyone please help?

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Japanese cars have a "straight-cut" cog for 1st and Reverse gears, so dont always engage; this isnt a fault - just an annoyance. Next time it happens, try selecting a different gear, then try reverse again, this usually moves the cog slightly and allows reverse to engage. Ian from Worcestershire

Submitted: 10/01/2014 10:47:11 | ID: 60544

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Ravi, Berkshire

Mitsubishi Colt

Hi, My dashboard is showing Hand Break, ABS and some times battery lights. This was started happening while getting down from a speak breaker. I have shown to several mechanics and all are saying breaks and ABS are fine. May be some issue with wiring. Can some one suggest me, how to look loose contacts in wiring? Kind Regards Ravi P

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Hi Ravi if you open the bonnet and look at the positive terminal of the battery pull the red cover off there is a fused terminal connected to it with 2 fuses on top and 4 down the side check the 4 down the side for water ingress and corrosion they will have turned green if they have and the chances are the 2nd one from the front will have corroded through prise off the clear plastic cover and bridge it with a piece of 20amp fuse wire and start it up and your lights should have gone out if so that's your problem and its around £43 from Mitsubishi to replace the whole fused block Hugh from South Ayrshire

Yes. That solution has worked for me. Many many thanks. Ravi from Berkshire

Submitted: 08/03/2016 14:29:18 | ID: 128715

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Ellen cornwell , Brighton & Hove

Mitsubishi Colt

This car seems to beep a lot and repeatedly and I don't know why sometimes its when I start it up or when I've been driving for a few moments. Nothing flashes on the dash board though. Do you know why this is ?

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It beeps if it's below 3 degrees c to warn you there may be ice, the temp gauge on the left on the stereo screen flashes Fake name from Stoke-on-Trent

Submitted: 12/03/2016 08:06:54 | ID: 128887

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peter temple, North Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

hi I have a loud sqeek drivers side when I turn the stearing wheel when stood still and when driving seems to be louder when turned to the right I have greesed every thing that moves still noisy but when driving in rain for a few mins it goes away then when dry its back ? regards peter

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Upper suspension mountings have rubber that causes a squeak when dry.. and goes away when wet. wouldn't be bothered by this as long as it is safe.. the squeaking is not really a sign that they need changing... unless it's really doing your head in !! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 08/03/2016 21:11:08 | ID: 128734

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John H, West Midlands

Mitsubishi Colt

Hello wondering if anybody could help me? Bought the car last May and it has been fine until a week before Christmas. One day it just wouldn't start and a mechanic came to help me and the car had immobilised itself. Took it into the garage 2 weeks ago and the chap has set up a new key and a spare on the ECU but when the car is left for a bit with ignition off etc the keys seem to delete off the ECU. What could be causing this and what can we do to stop this from happening?

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Hi did you manage to get this problem resolved? As I'm experiencing the same problem and we don't know how to resolve the issue. Thanks Tracey from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 28/01/2015 19:26:11 | ID: 110432

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Will Barton, Swindon

Mitsubishi Colt

When I open my passenger door the window drops down slightly like it should but doesn't go completely up when I close the door. The window now doesn't go up and down very well. Any advice please

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Hey I can help u with that I've just dropped mine at Mitsubishi on Gold Coast qld a week later they have diagnosed the problem to the body control unit mine lost speedo and all lights come on as well as window going down ?? Shelley from Australia

Submitted: 28/01/2016 20:41:09 | ID: 126836

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Gloria, Lancashire

Mitsubishi Colt

Hi my colt just stop on me for no reason..just a click when trying to start..I have no idea what is wrong with it..can someone please help. Many thanks Gloria.

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It could be the starter or battery. Jay from Singapore

Submitted: 17/02/2016 22:09:29 | ID: 127790

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james young, Germany

Mitsubishi Space Star

Fuel tank is full and in fact shows half full, 300 kms and when full should show 700. Suggestions as to the fault?

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have the meter gauge check is inside the fuel thank abiodun from Nigeria

Submitted: 13/10/2015 15:25:38 | ID: 122278

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Rachel, Ireland

Mitsubishi Carisma

I have a 03 mitsubishi carisma 4 door 1.3 petrol The stereo was working fine until 2 days ago. When I went 2 start the car were it usually gives you the time/ and radio station numbers it just says lock. Cant even turn on or off. Please help. Dont know what variant means sorry..

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It means the detachable front panel has popped out Joe from Kent

Submitted: 24/02/2016 00:15:48 | ID: 128087

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Brian Tellum , Highland

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Mitsubishi sport 2.5 diesel. Hi folks, just swapped the engine from a donor car with 120k .drove great. Donor car was manual injector pump ,original fly by wire but pump wor n . Bit the bullet and bought new pump but could not get engine running good. From cold it would run for about 10 seconds and then choke to a stop. It would start up again with a slight rev but for only 1 second. You could do this over and over but 1 second fast rev was all it would ever do. In desperation I sent the pump back and got it tested and it ran purfect. It's all electronic..there is no fuses blown, it has plenty of diesel . There is nothing I can do on the outside of an electric injector pump that can make it choke ( you would think someone had pulled a choke cable on ) the ECU and throttle peddle had been perfect previously. The engines are identicle and all bolt on bits were back on the donor engine . Any suggestions please. Anyone know the voltages on the plug in connectors to the pump so I can test then and see if they are the problem? Driving me round the bend...any help appreciated. Brian

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Well it's been all down hill. Timing belt slipped whilst tryin to prime the pump again ..2 seconds max smashed the cam followers and bent the valves. I know now why it would not run..crank censor. Wish I had jut sold it for spares, £1450 down the drain. Thanks anyway folks, Brian Tellum Brian Tellum from Highland

Well it's been all down hill. Timing belt slipped whilst tryin to prime the pump again ..2 seconds max smashed the cam followers and bent the valves. I know now why it would not run..crank censor. Wish I had jut sold it for spares, £1450 down the drain. Thanks anyway folks, Brian Tellum Brian Tellum from Highland

Well it's been all down hill. Timing belt slipped whilst tryin to prime the pump again ..2 seconds max smashed the cam followers and bent the valves. I know now why it would not run..crank censor. Wish I had jut sold it for spares, £1450 down the drain. Thanks anyway folks, Brian Tellum Brian Tellum from Highland

Submitted: 22/02/2016 22:35:56 | ID: 128049

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Stuart, Norfolk

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi I brought my Mitsubishi shogun warrior last year since having it the steering shakes like the tracking is out so I have been to 3 garages and had new tyers / new pitment arm / new steering ideler had ball joints checked wheel bearings checked bascially had all checked tracking and wheel balancing done 20 odd times do any of u guys know what this is please ??

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Hi have you tried the drive shafts if one has been bent or the joint could have a bit of damage , The shaking will be more noticeable when the car is on the pull ( speeding up ) this would suggest that a joint on one of your drive shafts has damage but do not rule out a slight bend on a drive shaft either , but it would shake on speeding up and slowing down . I hope this helps andy rankin from Antrim

Hi have you tried the drive shafts if one has been bent or the joint could have a bit of damage , The shaking will be more noticeable when the car is on the pull ( speeding up ) this would suggest that a joint on one of your drive shafts has damage but do not rule out a slight bend on a drive shaft either , but it would shake on speeding up and slowing down . I hope this helps andy rankin from Antrim

Bad tracking doesn't normally give wheel shake, it just scrubs the tyres and alters the steering agility. Bent drive shaft sounds very likely, but you don't mention discs? Check these first for runout, before spending money on new drive shafts. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 28/12/2015 22:33:04 | ID: 125261

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