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Ian Doyle, Ireland

Mitsubishi L200

Hi all, I am looking to find out where the outside temp senor is located on a 03 L200 Warrior crew cad.

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Behind the front bumper on the nearside. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 25/02/2017 17:33:39 | ID: 139190

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ronald crosskey, Northumberland

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

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

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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

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G Hickmott, Monmouthshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

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.

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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

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john kirkpatrick, Highland

Mitsubishi Outlander

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

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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

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Paul, Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Carisma

Hi i would like to know outside Ventilation how to remove it, does anyone know how to remove it

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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

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Tony Veart, Germany

Mitsubishi Space Star

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

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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

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Stuart boyd, Stirling

Mitsubishi L200

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

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Worn driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint on the front axle. Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 18/02/2017 15:42:57 | ID: 139012

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Tony Whitehead, England

Mitsubishi L200 2006

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)

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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

Submitted: 01/02/2013 10:43:17 | ID: 89892

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Ian Mackenzie, Conwy

Mitsubishi Space Star

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.

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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

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djblanchard1945@gmail.com, Kent

Mitsubishi Space Star

How do you remove display unit from dashboard

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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

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Williamufert@ymail.com, Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Grandis

I can't go over 3000 RPM

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maybe crankshaft sensor dave from Essex

Submitted: 02/09/2016 07:23:14 | ID: 134840

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Andreaus, Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Grandis

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??

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It sounds like the crankshaft sensor. dave from Essex

Submitted: 16/11/2016 22:27:21 | ID: 136747

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John banks, Durham

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

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

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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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Lazaros Kakoulli, Cyprus

Mitsubishi Colt Cabriolet CZC 2007

I have a Mitsubishi Colt Cabriolet CZC. Part number 020-60136-14 Mitsubishi ZM 28 A61607 - please can anyone advise if this is correct for the roof and window electrical part with price and method of sending to Cyprus as this part is unavailable here? Thank you.

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have this part in stock BRIAN from County Down

How can I contact u Brian? lehel from Cyprus

Submitted: 25/11/2013 10:48:42 | ID: 55878

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John, Cyprus

Mitsubishi Carisma

Instrument panel noise when car drives. Sometimes there is no noise. Is it the instrument panel and can i fix it? Thanks

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If you have a cable driven speedometer it could be a frayed inner cable. Does the noise get faster as you increase speed? Mick from Portugal

Submitted: 16/01/2017 12:55:22 | ID: 138137

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Lewis, Antrim

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Just bought a shogun sport 2.5td warrior 2004, i've a problem with the interior lights, none are working with any of the doors, also the 12v supply does not work and the beep when the lights are left on also?? any ideas would be great.

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If the map lights don't work, then you have lost the 12v feed to the interior lighting. If they do, but other lights don't, then suspect faulty door switches. The door switches do corrode over time, so it is possible to lose evrey switch to earh, but very unlikely. Check fuses first - if I remember rightly, it's fuse no. 1 in the engine compartment. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Definitely the door switches everything you mentioned are controlled by the door switches I replaced both of mine a couple of months ago £10 each I believe from mitzy bitz on ebay Danny Keenan from West Yorkshire

Thanks, it's not fuses for the light although the 12V supply/cigarette lighter was a fuse. I'll try the switches first mind if the 2 front aren't working would that stop the lights coming on when I open the boot or back doors? 2 front are broke, 2 rear doors are ok but no lights work when any doors are open. Lewis wilson from Antrim

I've not got the wiring drawings with me at the mo, but those front switches are more than likely the problem. If you're careful, these switches can be dismantled, and the contacts cleaned. Reassemble with a bit of petroleum jelly. I've had mine apart a few times in the past. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 03/12/2016 21:14:54 | ID: 137141

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Murray, Clackmannanshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

My shogun sport has a running fault it cuts out when it's hot it had a fault code 12 boost system fault I have already replaced all the boost sensors the vacuum pump and alternator all the vacuum pipes and the catalyst and the car is still cutting out when hot but now has no fault codes can someone please help as I can't find the fault

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Check engine control relay, which when worn can cause all sorts of odd behaviour. Also check that ecu has not sustained damge from a previously failing component. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 02/01/2017 11:28:37 | ID: 137728

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Les Reid , Clackmannanshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

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

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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

Submitted: 02/01/2017 15:10:18 | ID: 137732

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Jeannie Hazlewood-Jones, Staffordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2.5TD Warrior 2003. I have a starting problem with my car. I thought initially that it was a battery problem - for two years my car has done four miles to work and four miles back a day, with intermittent voyages in between and at weekends. I know this isn't enough for the engine. My locks, when I locked the car (with the key) would flick on and off and on and off a few times before finally closing the doors. I try to start it, and it now takes a progressively longer time to turn over before firing up the engine. Starter sounds good and the battery is at 12V on the dash screen. I have changed glowplugs within the last month. This morning I tried to start it and got to the end of the street. I put my foot on the accelerator and it crept forward - there was no power at all. Then it idled, dropped below a 1000 revs and simply cut out. Thankfully, nothing was coming towards the junction I was emerging from. I started it again, after a good minute of starter trying to kick in the engine fired up again. I managed to get it back home by basically rolling backwards into my street. The power steering was working and I got back onto my drive. The same thing happened again. It idled, then dropped below 1000 revs and cut out. Does anyone have any pointers? I am thinking of changing the fuel, oil and air filters this weekend, and then following troubleshooting routes from there.

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Update. We have changed the oil filter, the air filter and the fuel filter. The fuel in the filter was emptied into a clear glass bottle and once it had settled we could see what looked like orangey cloudy water in it, which separated from the fuel. Loosening off the injectors, we could also see froth coming through the threads when we managed to get the engine running. I can only presume this is bad fuel, though I do not know where I purchased it from. We undid the fuel tank plug and drained the fuel tank into a bowl. This looked totally clear, good quality fuel. No separation and clean. This went back into the tank. After all this, we started the engine and it took a while to start, turning over and over until it caught. If we kept the revs up there was no issue but as soon as it got to 1000 revs, it idled badly and chugged to a stop. We'd managed to clear the new fuel filter and it was running clean and clear diesel. The injector ports were also running clear and clean diesel, so we closed them up entirely. We started the engine again and she started up quicker than last time and slightly higher revs kept her going for a little time but eventually, even at higher revs, she would idle and then die, even with the accelerator flat to the floor, which should of course, rev the engine wildly. I've had to close up for the night. Cold, wet, tired and hungry. Throw a spider at me and my hell is complete. Does anyone have any pointers on what could be my next step? Jeannie Hazlewood-Jones from Staffordshire

There's so many possibilities, you really need to get a scanner to read your fault codes and write them all down before you clear them otherwise you'll faff around for ages just throwing parts at it. It could be related to crank and/or cam sensors but I'd say that sticking turbo waste gate is a possibility and/or the MAF sensor. Check the waste gate actuator and operating lever also try disconnecting MAF sensor which will put the ECU into default mode and see if that improves. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 03/01/2017 18:53:39 | ID: 137775

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SANDY SOMERVILLE, Fife

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

hi my mitsubushi shogun 2006 I have to turn it over for bout fife minutes before it starts I have change the fuel filter and when I drive it it loses power then stops and I have to turn it over again till it start can this be fuel pipes from tank

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Petrol or diesel? Paul from Cambridgeshire

my shogun 2006 is a diesol SANDY SOMERVILLE from Fife

Ok, on the diesel engine, loss of power/stalling can be caused by a number of faults in the fuel system, Check the electrical connections to the fuel pump first. If fuel pressure is good, have the fuel distributor checked. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 27/12/2016 22:34:50 | ID: 137632

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SANDY SOMERVILLE, Fife

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

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

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Assuming, diesel, if engine is cold and struggles to start, test glow plugs. If hot, check fuel system. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 27/12/2016 22:42:31 | ID: 137633

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SANDY SOMERVILLE, Fife

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

my 2.5 turbo diesel takes bought five minutes to start and then when i drive it it loses power and stops then have to turn it over again till it starts

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I have this exact same problem with mine. I thought to start with that it was a battery problem - for two years my car has done four miles to work and four miles back a day, with intermittent voyages in between and at weekends. I know this isn't enough for the engine. My locks, when I locked the car (with the key) would flick on and off and on and off a few times before finally closing the doors. I try to start it, and it now takes a progressively longer time to turn over before firing up the engine. Starter sounds good. I have changed glowplugs within the last month. This morning I tried to start it and got to the end of the street. I put my foot on the accelerator and it crept forward - there was no power at all. Then it idled, dropped below a 1000 revs and simply cut out. Thankfully, nothing was coming towards the junction I was emerging from. I started it again, after a good minute of starter trying to kick in the engine fired up again. I managed to get it back home by basically rolling backwards back into my street. The power steering was working and I got back onto my drive. The same thing happened again. It idled, then dropped below 1000 revs and cut out. Please let me know if you solved this. :) Jeannie Hazlewood-Jones from Staffordshire

With a diesel engine, assuming engine compression is good, you need good fuel distribution, heat supplied by the glow plugs, and sufficient battery power to turn the starter motor, creating compression to fire and run. If the glow plugs are good then, intermittent running or stalls will most likely be fuel starvation. I would start at the fuel pump, checking for good electrical connections and making sure there are no leaks from either the pressure side or return pipes. If the fuel delivery seems good, then check the fuel distributor. There are various sensors and actuators on there, which will affect starting/running. Bad glow plugs will cause poor starting, but once running will not cause a stall. Also, your lock problem may be a failing actuator in the drivers door - I had to same fault on my last Shogun. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 28/12/2016 01:20:56 | ID: 137636

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Steindór T. Halldórsson, Iceland

Mitsubishi L200

Mitsubishi L200 START the machine but stops after 2-3 seconds, but keep one key toward the start position rotating machine. Can you tell what is the problem?.

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Crank sensor Biff from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 08/09/2016 17:56:25 | ID: 135024

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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

I tjink you are being told a tall tail from the garage who have fitted a possibly faulty turbo. roger from Hertfordshire

If the old turbo was leaking oil then the intercooler will be loaded with oil. It's very difficult to clean out an intercooler so if they didn't do that then you will be drawing oil through for some considerable time. Another thiing, the crankcase ventilation system vents into the turbo inlet so if you have a worn engine producing a lot of fumes and oil mist they will contaminate the system Hugh from City of Glasgow

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

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glen, Oxfordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

HELP NEEDED: i want to upgrade the headlights on my 2005 Shogun sport warrior to angel eye headlights but finding it hard to find any . Any idea's of where i can purchase these from and of what cost

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Yoy cant buy them cos they dont exist. You could buy a couple of second hand units, heat them up to remove the plastic lens, fit after market hid units. Reheat unit and refit the lens. Time consuming but looks so cool with brill lighting. All the bulbs on my animal have been changed to led or hid roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 30/04/2016 11:36:33 | ID: 130984

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Neil, Hertfordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Car starts and drives more or less as new, but has started to be very noisy at idle. It idles at a steady 750 rpm but just sounds rough and lumpy. Vibrates the whole car. New oil, and all new filters fitted made no difference. Car has done 95,000. Is this just wear and tear or is there something out of balance that can be corrected ? Thanks

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You may have an faulty injector, which runs ok at higher rpm, but is partly blocked or leaking enough to prevent proper burn at idle, but I rather suspect you have a fault with the balancing assembly. There are two balance shafts, which are rotated by the balance belt (refered to as timming belt 'B' in the manual): These balance the crank at low rpm. You either have a broken belt or a seized balance bar, more likely both. The bearings can dry out and seize the bar, snapping the belt. Check the balance belt first to make sure it hasn't slipped or worse. If that's ok, you maybe looking at a pump or injector related fault. Hope this helps? Paul from Cambridgeshire

Hi Paul, thanks for your email. I've used injector cleaner fairly regularly and the engine doesn't sound like is it misfiring so I suspect it will be the balance belt/shafts. I assume the balance belt B is behind the front engine cover and can't be seen without some dismantling ? If the bar is seized is that a full engine strip down to replace or would there be a way of freeing it up ? Thanks. Neil from Hertfordshire

Sorry for delay - website didn't seem to be working for a while. If you google '4D56 timing belt' and select images, you will find numerous photos looking at the belts and there arrangement. You can remove the cover to check that the belt is there, and on cranking, whether the shafts rotate freely. Working on it, though will require radiator etc removed. Hope this helps? Paul from Cambridgeshire

I took my balance shaft belt off cos this engine doesnt really need them. They dont rev enough. The 4d56 started life as a petrol engine i belive roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 21/05/2016 16:12:18 | ID: 131825

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Martyn, Derbyshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi - I have a 2002 Shogun Sport - no manuals etc - Whats the switch for thats located to the side of the hand brake lever in between the front seats. Thanks in advance for help

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Does it have or has it had heated seats ? Alternatively. it may be for the arial motor. That year had an electric arial and that's where the switch was. Andy Seaton from Surrey

My 2000 Sport had this switch and it would drop the electric aerial down to half mast, presumably to protect it whilst in a car wash, or squeezing under very low bridges!! Paul from Cambridgeshire

I snipped the blue wire from the switch which now makes the aerial retract fully or extend fully. roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 30/05/2016 22:12:01 | ID: 132173

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Frankie, East Renfrewshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi my suspension is very squeaky how can I sort this . Cheers in advance

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Hi My front steering / suspension has just become very noisey (squeky). Did you find out the cause? Im looking at mine later this week. roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 11/07/2016 18:02:52 | ID: 133440

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Hans, Ireland

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hello, need help. Mitsubishi shogun sport 3.0 petrol , engine Ecu fried and after sending off for reconditioning, came back , unable to do anything with it. The lad AT the Garage said, it may be possible to fit second hand one but has to be exact number and need keys locks dash as well.Does anyone have a similar experience or can point me in the right direction, because like a needle in a hay stack.

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I think you may need to get Mitsubishi to do this for you. I'm afraid it won't be cheap either. They will fit a new ECU and program it to match your ignition keys. Unless you have the programing tool, you are going to struggle to do this yourself. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Hi I replaced my ecu with a second hand unit but also had to replace the lock set, steering lock, relays etc. All working fine now. roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 27/07/2016 17:23:43 | ID: 133893

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Callum, Renfrewshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I have just put my 2002 Shogun Sport Animal (diesel) in for its MOT, it passed though all it needed was a new CV Boot on the off side front. When I got it back later that day I noticed the 4X4 light was flashing and after driving for 10 mins the ABS came on. I took it back to the garage and was told it was just "a coincidence and these things happen"...would I be right in saying that there is a switch or sensor located in the area of the off side front that they may have damaged and didn't even know as the mechanic was 100% certain there were no switches etc in that area or anything to do with the 4X4 light coming on. So now I have a flashing green light along with a constant orange light on my dash that wasn't there before they changed the CV boot.....is that a coincidence it just happened to fail after they changed the boot?...I don't think so Would be grateful for any info please

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Obviously there is an abs sensor on the hub that had to be moved to get the drive shaft out. I would have thought a quick diagnostic test would have been able to clear any fault codes...then a drive followed by a retest? roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 10/09/2016 23:05:53 | ID: 135088

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Murray, Clackmannanshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I have shogun sport 2007 I would like know has anyone a fault when the car is cold the car runs fine but when the car is hot the car has now power and hose into limp mode and eml comes on with fault codes 12 boost sensor system and I replaced both boost sensors and the problem is still there but now has a fault code of 00 ecu fail but when the car is cold no faults

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If the sensors are both ok, I would check for vacuum pipe faults first before going any further. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Pop the cover off your ecu. They can burn out a track. roger from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 25/11/2016 20:07:15 | ID: 136956

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brian dunne, Gwynedd

Mitsubishi L200

my 4x4 warning light is flashing all the time on warrior it goes in and out of four wheel ok

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One of the switches on the 4wd system is corroded. Try exercising the selector back and forth through it's 3 positions with the engine running and in neutral. If 4wd is working, then the solenoids, actuators and the vacuum would appear to be ok, so most likely to be a switch. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 24/12/2016 13:13:42 | ID: 137573

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Nacine, Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Space Star

My car is struggling to get any power , engine management light came on & I went from 70mph to 35mph in less than 2mins nothing else happening, I bought it second hand from a private seller in Rotherham 5 days ago ???? please can anyone tell me what it could be. ??????

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lost of power is definitely your turbo charger nothing else, needs placement joe from Mayo

Loss of power can result from any number of faults, including turbo if fitted. If it were me, I would contact the seller, as it is likely this fault was there before it was sold! Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 14/09/2016 18:01:07 | ID: 135177

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martin, Surrey

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

My 4WD drive light is flashing green. Do you know what this means?

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Does the abs come on intermittently too and the green light flickers adrian from City Of Leicester

If the 4wd indicator continues to flash, once the engine is running, there is a fault in the system. Either vacuum, solenoid or switch/sensor. See previous answers on this subject. Paul from Cambridgeshire

I had the same problem. If the ABS like comes on as well its probably the 4wd switch on the gear box. If 4wd isn't used then this can fail. I Also had a fault of when I reversed up hill and parked I couldn't start as there was no power going to the solenoid. I bump started it then went from forward to reverse a number of times. This vleared the fault for me and Ive had no problems since. Another solution Ive read about is to put it into 4wd and drive it. Dave from Isle of Wight

Submitted: 08/12/2016 18:18:00 | ID: 137253

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ian, Fife

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi, I have a 54 plate Shogun Sport Equippe and the 4 wheel drive indicator on the dashboard does not work at all Anyone know why this maybe happening and how to fix it cheers in advance Ian

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You don't say whether the 4wd system is working or not? If you are able to select 4wd ok, then it would appear to be an indicator failure. If the 4wd system is not working, then let us know so that we assist further. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 22/12/2016 22:13:35 | ID: 137541

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Jerry Carpenter, Northumberland

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2004

My Mitsubishi Shogun Sport`s indicators are not working as well as the hazards. I found the fuse to the hazards blown, now they are working but the indicators are not. What should I do?

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Did anyone respond to your problem? I have exactly the same issue and was advised to check or replace the relay. Can’t find location for relay, if you can locate yours this could be the problem! John Limbrick from Gloucestershire

Mine have recently done the same but they flash when the alarm is set So it cant be the relay , right? Markl from New Zealand

The electronic flasher relay is located in the cabin fuse box, above the throttle pedal. Not that easy to get to, and very expensive to replace! Relay failure can commonly be confirmed by moving the indicator stalk left or right. The indicator warning lamp and the indicator lamps will light for that side, but will not flash. The same relay operates the hazard warning system, and again, all lights will illuminate but will not flash. Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 04/10/2013 15:03:25 | ID: 55815

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SANDY SOMERVILLE, Fife

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

my heater control switch is only working on number five how do I fix it or change it

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Your blower switch is fine, and so is the blower it's self if it's working on the the Max setting. What's failed is the blower resistor pack. I'm not exactly sure where it's located, but it will be in the air path and is part of the heaterbox assembly. The resistor pack has a thermal fuse to prevent resistor overheat and fire, which is non-resettable. Spares are available on eBay, if the Mitzy price puts you off! Hope this helps? Paul from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 17/12/2016 23:46:51 | ID: 137424

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sharon, Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Colt

Every so often when you open the car with the remote the boot opens ? It always seems to do this when its damp outside? Could you please advise me what to check Many thanks Sharon

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Sorry I dont have the answer but wondered if you ever sorted it; my wife's has just started doing it graham from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 09/01/2016 20:11:50 | ID: 125814

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ian finch, Surrey

Mitsubishi Shogun

Overheating got nothing leaking water blowing baking into overflow bottle

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your problem could be 1 of 4 problems 1.dirty clogged radiator 2.bad thermostart 3.bad water pump 4.blown head gasket you should try diagnosing them in that other all of us from Dominica

Submitted: 31/12/2014 14:07:53 | ID: 108676

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ted, Neath Port Talbot

Mitsubishi Shogun

how many belts on aternator

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2.5 d how many belts should be on alernator ted from Neath Port Talbot

Submitted: 18/12/2016 23:07:21 | ID: 137442

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