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vas, Devon

Mitsubishi Colt

Mitsubishi Colt Have the semi automatic Cz2 Di-D When my daughter drives on motorways (quite fast I believe) vehicle loses power which is dangerous! She presses accelerator but gets no response and has to go into manual then back into auto. Dealers have put it on diagnostics and can find nothing! Any suggestions please?

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Hey there, did you ever find a solution to this problem? We bought a Colt second hand last week and it has been doing this every time we hit 75, the acceleration cuts out and also the traction control and check engine light appears? Luke Graham from Middlesex

Submitted: 21/07/2014 21:14:21 | ID: 100117

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ian Pippen, Caerphilly

Mitsubishi Shogun

I've just purchased a shogun equippe 3.2. I take it for a short run and the temperature is fine. Then I switch off the ignition. A few minutes later I switch the ignition back on and the temperature gauge goes right up off the scale. The radiator feels pretty cool and the engine do not smell overheated. When I drive around a bit more the gauge goes back to normal. I thought it could be a problem sender but the one on the top of the thermostat have been changed. Are there any other sensors bedsides that one that could be at fault? Could the thermostat be sticking shut after shutting off the engine until it's forced back open by pressure? Can anyone tell me what could be going on? I'm sure the engine is not over heating and the head is in tact. I only get the problem after the engine have been run for a while and warmed up.

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Just had this on my 02 changed everything Found answer on Pajero club of Victoria Web site it is a dry joint on a resistor at The back of the dash clocks just needs Touching both ends with a soldering iron Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Resistor is R10 Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Thanks very much for your help Steve it's very much appreciated ,but I was just wondering when you had the problem was the rev counter working .mine isn't and I'm just wondering if the problems may be connected ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Ian Rev counter on mine was ok but I'm Not Sure if the resistor has something to do With it If you remove the black cover 2 screws And clipped at the bottom the clocks are held In with 4 screws They just pull out on a plug Look on the back There's a white box about 2 inch square unscrew that and pull it of the the resistor is on the back of it it's very small I held it in place with a small screwdriver then touch both ends with a hot soldering iron the resistor will not be loose it a dry joint you don't need to add solder when you replace the white box remove the front glass and hold the clock face when you push it back home if you don't you can damage the clock hope this helps steve Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Thanks Steve, your help is tremendous, I'm working long hours through the week as soon as the week end comes I'll have a look to see if I can get the clock cluster out. I've only just bought it so at the moment I haven't got a clue what the setup is. Is it much work? I hope the whole dash haven't got to come out. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Ian easy job to do only takes about 30mins as i said 2 screws and pull the black trim off then 4 screws and pull the clocks out Good luck Steve Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Thanks Steve,I'll be letting you know how I got on as soon as I can. Thanks again. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

I have the same problem , the problem is, fuel gauge goes right up off the scale but sometimes works giga from Georgia

I have the same problem , the problem is, fuel gauge goes right up off the scale but sometimes works giga from Georgia

Hi Steve from rigby. I haven't forgotten you mate . what have happened is I've taken the shogun back to the dealer I purchased it from and explained the problem i was having and that i couldn't drive it around not knowing if or when the gauge was lying. In all fairness to the man he came the next day and took the shogun away to be repaired. It's being repaired by an electronics specialist and it's due back any time now. As soon as it is returned I'll get back to you again and tell you all what they have done and what the problem was. Perhaps Giga from Georgia will find the information useful as well. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Steve from rigby. I haven't forgotten you mate . what have happened is I've taken the shogun back to the dealer I purchased it from and explained the problem i was having and that i couldn't drive it around not knowing if or when the gauge was lying. In all fairness to the man he came the next day and took the shogun away to be repaired. It's being repaired by an electronics specialist and it's due back any time now. As soon as it is returned I'll get back to you again and tell you all what they have done and what the problem was. Perhaps Giga from Georgia will find the information useful as well. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Ian hope it's sorted soon don't know If fuel gauge is affected by this as it was only the temp gauge i had problems with Good luck Steve Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Steve I've had no problems with the fuel gauge but now you mention it Mitsubishi of Cardiff tells me that up until 2006 Shoguns were fitted with faulty temperature gauges and they have replaced many of them that have faulted in the way I have explained. The temperature and fuel gauges are one unit and can only be replaced as a pair. The cost of the clocks are £105 plus vat. A replacement rev counter costs about £75. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Steve.the shogun was delivered back to me on Friday. They had to change the whole clock cluster, and then they found that the rev counter still would not work . They found that the power was coming from the, I'm sure they said fuel pump, to the ecu and going no further.it appeared that Somehow someone or something to do with the rev counter had caused a short and blown the ecu.they purchased a new ecu direct from Japan and fitted it asp. I've got to say I'm most impressed. The shogun was advertised as a fine example and it really is. It's done 104k and the price was £1000 cheaper than any where else I found for a similar shogun, and when something went wrong they came and collected it, had it repaired at I'm thinking great expense and delivered it back with no quibble what so ever. I bought the vehicle from TG car sales central garage Pengam. South Wales. Phone 01443 829047. This is the second vehicle I've bought from this man, the first one was a Ford fusion which I bought about 4 yrs. ago and I've still got it now. I will definitely be going back there for my next car. I'd recommend them to anyone. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Ian glad to see its sorted changed my 02 recently for a 2011 but still wonder If I did the right thing Had the 02 for seven Years no big problems This is my 5th. Shogun Hopefully It'll be as good as the rest. Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Steve mitsubishi Cardiff said that my shogun was pre 2006 thats why I had the problem with the clocks, , because there was a bad batch. (It must have been a hell of a big batch), ,which implies that all shoguns after 2006 will not have the same problem with the clocks that I've just had. I'm hoping that this one will last me a few years, because I work 10hrs a day and that I haven't seen much of it owing to it being repaired, I haven't really had a chance to take it for a good run, but so far i think it's absolutely supurb. Compared to my daihatsu it's very comfortable, luxurious, spacious and it will go like hell. But what will it go like with 2 ton behind it I've yet to find out do you know. Steve when I first bought it I took it straight to a fuel station and filled it right up, I done 67 miles, it went to be repaired, came back, then another 12 miles back to fuel station,to be filled back up again, that must be an easy 9 miles . When I calculated the mpg it came to nearly 40 mpg. That can't be right can it? I'm thinking surely I found a good pump for the second fill. What sought of mpg was you Steve, what should I expect driving it sensibly? I've heard about someone who was pulling a horse box and got only 12 mpg, I hope that's not right either. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

I'm saying you shouldn't have the trouble with the clocks, that's assuming mitsubishi is right in saying it was the clocks and not the cuicit board ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hi Ian the 2002 was a swb and at a guess was Doing about 27mpg it was a manual gearbox thats driving gently we tow a Twin axle caravan not a lot less with that behind It unless you drive it hard. The 2011 is a lwb That's showing up to the 32mpg solo but down to about 20mpg when towing but This is a auto. Steve Rigby from Merseyside

Thanks Steve thats useful information, I've got the lwb and will be pulling a twin axle as well, a swift conquer. If it does 20 mpg pulling that I'll be pleased, that's all the daihatsu used to do. That used to pull well but I'm thinking perhaps this will pull better. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Hello again Steve. Thought I'd just let you know, today I took the shogun to Aberystwyth. I filled up with fuel until I could see the diesel right up the filler pipe and then set on my way. There and back I done 186.5 miles and then filled back up with fuel to the same mark up the filling pipe again. I used 28.18ltrs of diesel. That works out to 6.618 miles per litre, 4.5ltrs to a gallon =29.78 mpg. I kept my speed between 50 & 60mph the journey is a&b type roads but is all up and down hills. This is a lwb automatic 3.2. I think that's a very good result and will be even better with motorway driving. I'm well pleased. ian Pippen from Caerphilly

Submitted: 02/11/2014 23:39:37 | ID: 105544

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si, Middlesbrough

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

When I start my jeep up its revving very high on its own does anyone know a solution for this please

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Is a mitsubishi shogun sport warrior 2.5 litre by the way si from Middlesbrough

Do the basics first, check the air filter isn't clogged up. Then check it for fault codes, possibly air flow meter If this shows nothing then check the throttle body is not sticking open and closes properly. Not sure how long you've had it but we had one in once which had been adjusted to run at higher tickover before the new owner got it. The ECU then thought the throttle was open and gave more fuel hence higher revving. Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 27/07/2014 09:47:31 | ID: 100417

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Shawn, United States of America

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I have a Mitsubishi montero sport 3.0 and it doesn't like to cold start to get it running once it starts I have to rev it up until it worms up. What's wrong with It

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Does it start fine when its warmed up? Check the cold start injector and then do the basics such as plugs/leads/filters etc Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 24/08/2014 11:29:04 | ID: 102031

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ANDY, Lincolnshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi all I have a shogun sport 3.0 v6 on lpg, great car but over heats more than it should, i did originally fit an aftermarket cooling fan but the radiator got that hot the aftermarket thermostat that came with it melted the contacts and then the plastic rods that go through the radiator fan melted and it fell off of the radiator, i have done some research and apparently the a.c cooling fan on the front of the car is supposed to come on when the car is hot, well issue i have is it doesn't. it only comes on when i turn the ac on so how do i repair this any ideas ? all coolant has been changed, themost has been changed (in the engine). There are 2 relays i have found under the bonnet 1 says comp and the other is fan both identical i swapped these around but no change in the issue i am at a loss ?

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Could be running lean... Does it overheat with the LPG off?? Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 09/10/2014 21:30:14 | ID: 104350

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david thomas, Pembrokeshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I have a 2003 Mitsubishi shogun sport 2.5d.it will not start when the engine is either hot or cold.the only way I can start the vehicle is with a can of easy start or to bump start it.battery is new,starter motor new and working fine.new stack pipes fitted in fuel tank,new fuel pipes throughout,new diesel filter fitted.cold start system working fine,heater plugs and relay test ok.when the vehicle has started,it runs fine,no missing and no lack of power.running out of ideas,costly injection pump to look at next???? any ideas??? lack of fuel to injection pump???please help

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Change the glow plugs or the glow plug control unit. Glen cameron from Surrey

Change the glow plugs or the glow plug control unit. Glen cameron from Surrey

Sorry ignore previous bloody phone had a meltdown. Was meant to say have you actually changed the glow plugs and or relay and tried it? I had similar experience on a previous model where they tested fine but where not working properly. Only other cause I can think of would be an ECU problem with fuel delivery or cold start? But it's strange that it will go from a bump start! Only other thing I can think of is a cylinder compression problem? Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 28/10/2014 18:45:42 | ID: 105253

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Ali, Bedfordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi, i have shogun sport 2.5 td 1. The car vibrate on neutral 2. White smoke coming out from exhaust, but it make heavy smoke in the morning on if i start after couple of hours, when start driving it ll normal after couple of minutes. Any one give me best advice. Thanks

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White smoke is a sign of burning oil. Most likely cause is turbocharger seals, but this is not the only possible cause. Get a recon turbocharger and if problem persists I'd say you have an engine issue. Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 06/11/2014 23:52:36 | ID: 105803

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PATSON BENI, Botswana

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I have a pajero 1999 model 3.5 gdi petrol which when driving and you slowing down it makes a whinning noise;and when you stop and take off the noise dissapears you drive probably for some kilometres and suddenly it comes back again;some garage said it was the front diff i replaced it but still problem persists.Some other garage sad it could be the transfer box may you please help with solving the problem.

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Check the obvious things like tyre scrub and loose trim, if problem persists I'd suggest it could be a wheel bairing. Garages don't make money from fault finding so don't always trust what they say, they are in business to make money. Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 27/11/2014 10:08:16 | ID: 106973

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terry, Essex

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Auto gear shift will not move and engage any gear.

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Check transmission fluid level. Usually the dip stick on the right side of the engine. Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 01/12/2014 21:35:01 | ID: 107220

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Buckross, West Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

When I turn off the engine after a run there is a really bad gas smell from the engine that bad other day called out the gas Board thought they was a gas leak in the street any one know what is the problem with car

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Your vehicle can only emit a "Gas" type smell from a leak in the aircon system or possibly if the catalyst has failed, but these don't smell like gas. More likely cause is front or rear axle seal gone and gear oil leaking out. Get underneath and look where the prop shafts meet the axles, you will see a black residue on the casing and most likely spray and splash marks above it, when warm this oil stinks. Glen cameron from Surrey

Submitted: 20/10/2014 19:46:18 | ID: 104917

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Stefanos Papadopoulos, Greece

Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin 2004

After I replaced my Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin`s battery I noticed that my clock shows exactly 30 minutes ahead. No matter how many times I reset it after a while it jumps 30 minutes ahead. Can anybody help please?

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Can't help with setting the right time, but why not turn the radio on 30 minutes before the lottery results. If you hear the actual results, then your in luck; the new battery must have somehow turned your car into a travel machine. Lee from Kent

Can't help with setting the right time, but why not turn the radio on 30 minutes before the lottery results. If you hear the actual results, then your in luck; the new battery must have somehow turned your car into a travel machine. Lee from Kent

Submitted: 17/02/2014 11:35:36 | ID: 59992

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mitch, Cambridgeshire

Mitsubishi Colt

hi i have not long had this car and my drivers side door will not lock with the central locking. it locks all the other doors. when i lock it the blinker lights flash about 8 times. i thought they was only supposed to flash 3 times. please advise.

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Hi, your battery has run down and it is warning you it needs replaced. Amy from Durham

Hi, your battery has run down and it is warning you it needs replaced. Amy from Durham

Submitted: 13/10/2014 19:01:40 | ID: 104561

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clive, Greater London

Mitsubishi Shogun

Air con pump burnt out on my shogun 3.2 did. Got one from breakers. Do you need a gasket to fit it to the engine.

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No you do not need a gasket to refit AC compressor to the engine but you will need to visit a specialist to take the refrigerant gas out of the system and then to re-gas the system. pete from Wiltshire

Submitted: 14/09/2014 15:28:15 | ID: 103081

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Peter, Aberdeenshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Do I need to change the timing belt, if so when , we have done 53,000 .?

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If you have the 3.2 DiD it has a timing chain so doesn't get changed in normal service schedule pete from Wiltshire

If you have the 3.2 DiD it has a timing chain so doesn't get changed in normal service schedule pete from Wiltshire

Submitted: 21/11/2014 21:23:06 | ID: 106637

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Gary Rayner, France

Mitsubishi L200

We have a problem with water leaking into the passenger footwell from under the dashboard area if the air conditioning is on for any length of time, does anybody have any ideas why this is happening and what needs to be done to fix the problem.

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You have a crack in your evaporator housing. A new evaporator will solve, or remove and patch teh existing one john from Albania

Submitted: 21/07/2014 11:59:42 | ID: 100087

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David Penhaligan, Middlesex

Mitsubishi Shogun

My 2012 Shogun has rear indicator lights on the rear bumper and not on the side rear panels where they should be in other cars and I wondered if this can be upgraded and where

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Hi, This does not appear to be as simple as this. I just got a 2012 LWB SG3. Similar thing. Side lights and indicators only at the bumper level. All the upper clusters seemed to do was brake and reversing lights. Manual states there should be indicators, side / brake and reversing lights. Took off the units and found there is no indicator bulbs, position they would be is blanked off. (Not that I think this is correct, but there you go.) However, there is a dual filament bulb for the brake / side lights. Getting a meter onto the multi-plug that the lamp unit plugs into shows that one of the pins does energise when the side lights are on, but this does not match the pin arrangement on the plug on the lamp unit. Its as if the wrong pins have been installed by Mitsubishi. This cannot be correct. Has anyone else had this thing and have Mitsubishi done anything about it? Cam from South Lanarkshire

Hi all, Mitsubishi Shoguns from the first one up until the very newest have the indicators at bumper level colin from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 08/10/2014 14:54:03 | ID: 104270

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Bill Chambers, Lanarkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun 2007

Hi. I just bought a 2007 (new shape) SWB Mitsubishi Shogun last week and got flashed from behind while on the motorway on Saturday evening. When I checked I only have tail lights working on the bumper (beside the indicators). I replaced the tail light fuses (left and right) and both bulbs on the main light cluster both (left and right) and still only the tail lights are working on the bumper and not on the main light cluster. I am not getting a warning light on the dashboard so not sure where else to check? Thanks for any help you can provide!

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That’s just the way they are! D Morris from England

The tail light clusters do not have bulb holders so no bulbs. This can very easily be installed as I did on my Shogun Alan Sharpe from Essex

Hi, This does not appear to be as simple as this. I just got a 2012 LWB SG3. Similar thing. Side lights and indicators only at the bumper level. All the upper clusters seemed to do was brake and reversing lights. Manual states there should be indicators, side / brake and reversing lights. Took off the units and found there is no indicator bulbs, position they would be is blanked off. (Not that I think this is correct, but there you go.) However, there is a dual filament bulb for the brake / side lights. Getting a meter onto the multi-plug that the lamp unit plugs into shows that one of the pins does energise when the side lights are on, but this does not match the pin arrangement on the plug on the lamp unit. Its as if the wrong pins have been installed by Mitsubishi. This cannot be correct. Has anyone else had this thing and have Mitsubishi done anything about it? Cam from South Lanarkshire

Hi, This does not appear to be as simple as this. I just got a 2012 LWB SG3. Similar thing. Side lights and indicators only at the bumper level. All the upper clusters seemed to do was brake and reversing lights. Manual states there should be indicators, side / brake and reversing lights. Took off the units and found there is no indicator bulbs, position they would be is blanked off. (Not that I think this is correct, but there you go.) However, there is a dual filament bulb for the brake / side lights. Getting a meter onto the multi-plug that the lamp unit plugs into shows that one of the pins does energise when the side lights are on, but this does not match the pin arrangement on the plug on the lamp unit. Its as if the wrong pins have been installed by Mitsubishi. This cannot be correct. Has anyone else had this thing and have Mitsubishi done anything about it? Cam from South Lanarkshire

Submitted: 11/02/2013 14:28:55 | ID: 90432

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phillipgodsall, Powys

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

why are my reverse lights not working ?its not the bulbs iv changed them.

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Reverse light switch located at the top of the gearbox. Little bit awkward to get a 19 mm spanner on to undo and do up but other then that quite easy to change and costs about £20. Just done mine this week. Gixergeezer750 from Middlesex

Reverse light switch located at the top of the gearbox. Little bit awkward to get a 19 mm spanner on to undo and do up but other then that quite easy to change and costs about £20. Just done mine this week. Gixergeezer750 from Middlesex

Submitted: 16/11/2014 19:22:00 | ID: 106287

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Elaine, Shropshire

Mitsubishi Colt 2008

Sometimes my semi-automatic Mitsubishi Colt will not engage reverse gear. It just shows a 0 and after many attempts it will go in. This happens regardless of whether the car is cold or not and it does not happen every time. Please can anybody help?

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I have the exact same problem. In one forum I got to know it is an issue with the switch that connects the gear to the gearbox... am sending my car to a Mitsubishi garage to get that confirmed... Prashant Narekuli from Berkshire

Did you get your auto gearbox sorted if you did could you let me know what it was I have the same problem Thanks Kev from South Yorkshire

Did you get your auto gearbox sorted if you did could you let me know what it was I have the same problem Thanks Kev from South Yorkshire

Did you get your auto gearbox sorted if you did could you let me know what it was I have the same problem Thanks Kev from South Yorkshire

I am having the same problem with my mitsubishi colt amt 2009 with the R staying at O sometimes it is fine other times its a right pain. If you find the answer, would be grateful if you would email me the info. Many thanks. sidney from Portsmouth

Submitted: 10/04/2013 08:32:29 | ID: 65593

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jerry, Bristol

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

Hi. I've changed the anti roll bar bushes, but still get a knocking noise from the front suspension when pulling away or braking. Does anyone have any idea what it could be?

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Hi, check your bottom and top ball joints doug from Bath and North East Somerset

Are you sure the noise is from the suspension? Sound like a worn Prop UJ to me Mike from Oxfordshire

Are you sure the noise is from the suspension? Sound like a worn Prop UJ to me Mike from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 09/11/2014 19:18:52 | ID: 105949

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Dave Jenkins, Kent

Mitsubishi Grandis

I replaced the battery after the original one failed everything works fine but the MPG display doesn't now show the average fuel consumption. Does the computer need to be reset and if so how would I do this?

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Hi, we had the same problem and even took it to a Mitsubishi garage and they didn't have a clue. By acident we happened to press the display button on the radio and it changes it. Give it a go, hope it works. cara from Kent

Submitted: 15/07/2014 20:35:31 | ID: 99739

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Beth, North Ayrshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

I have a Shogun Pinin 06 plate. When turning the ignition key nothing happens for up to a dozen turns, then it catches, but sounds like it's about to cut out. When the car is running its fine, but I can't figure out why the ignition key seems to work sometimes and not others. Any ideas?

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ignition barrel worn at base i got one for mine £20 from scrapyaard now works ok rocketman from Darlington

Submitted: 18/10/2014 14:21:50 | ID: 104812

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adamson, County Down

Mitsubishi Shogun

my car had being well untill last week i filled up with deisel but then seen that when car is going the deisel is pouring fron lift hand side of engine i have looked and all the pips seem to be intact

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do you mean key turns does not do anything theres a piece of metal at bottom of ignition barrel that weaars out mine did this replaced with one from scrapyard £20 rocketman from Darlington

Submitted: 28/10/2014 16:54:27 | ID: 105246

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Nikki Belso, Devon

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

I left my lights on, was unable to jump start (battery was not retaining charge) so ended up having to buy a new battery. Now the vehicle runs but with no power steering - and no central locking - while clock, compass etc are not set properly and shut down each time we turn off the ignition. I'm guessing the issues are connected to the interrupted battery connection or attempts to jump start. Any ideas on what the problem may be and how to fix it, please?

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Sorry, forgot to mention it is a Shogun Sport Warrior 2.5 manual, 56 plate. Nikki Belso from Devon

Submitted: 28/10/2014 19:57:29 | ID: 105257

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David, Northamptonshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

We have a problem with a 3.2 Shogun Equip Diamond DI-D LWB 2004. We bought it and drove it 150 miles home and the next morning started it and drove a quarter of a mile and stopped it. Went to start it again and the engine turned over but would not fire. Local garage used a computer which said transponder could not be read. Vehicle electrician looked at it, removed cobra alarm and suggested that a locksmith could read the keys, he came and thought it was the key aerial around the ignition key hole. We replaced this and it still didn't work. Main agent are now looking at it and wondering whether it may be the engine management system, so has anybody any suggestions as to what this problem may be please as we have been without the vehicle for 3 weeks now?

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Main dealer found the problem it was a bad connection between the key aerial and the engine management system. David from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 26/10/2014 17:23:06 | ID: 105151

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Ron, West Midlands

Mitsubishi L200

What is best for towing a caravan single diff high or twin diff high on motorways

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Firstly the warning, like the yellow sticker says (ya know... The one on the drivers door warning about the 4x4) Driving any 'off road' based 4x4 vehicle in awd on paved roads at high speed is BAD! For regular towing on any decent tarmaced road and not exceeding the max pulling capacity of the vehicle then 2wd-hi is ideal! If you're getting back wheel spin up when pulling off then the addition of balast on the pickup bed is all you need. An extra 50-100kg will be more economical on a longer run than driving in 4wd, not to mention that you wont be replacing tyres every couple of trips from excess wear! Afterall a lot of the larger rwd saloon cars make very good caravan towers! The only time you may need it in 4wd is the same occasions you'd need it without towing... Off road, Severe weather, Muddy field etc Mark from Aberdeenshire

Firstly the warning, like the yellow sticker says (ya know... The one on the drivers door warning about the 4x4) Driving any 'off road' based 4x4 vehicle in awd on paved roads at high speed is BAD! For regular towing on any decent tarmaced road and not exceeding the max pulling capacity of the vehicle then 2wd-hi is ideal! If you're getting back wheel spin up when pulling off then the addition of balast on the pickup bed is all you need. An extra 50-100kg will be more economical on a longer run than driving in 4wd, not to mention that you wont be replacing tyres every couple of trips from excess wear! Afterall a lot of the larger rwd saloon cars make very good caravan towers! The only time you may need it in 4wd is the same occasions you'd need it without towing... Off road, Severe weather, Muddy field etc Mark from Aberdeenshire

Submitted: 22/07/2014 15:55:09 | ID: 100159

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Patrick, Devon

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2004

After standing for several hours my Mitsubishi Shogun Sport emits a considerable cloud of blue smoke when started, then runs well with no noticeable emissions. It has done this since approx 65,000 miles (now on 74,000). The oil is changed every 9,000 miles , I use Mobil fully synthetic. Oil consumption is about 1/2 litre between changes. Any suggestions what to do? Thank you. (2.5 tdi equippe)

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Sounds like the rings ANDY from Lincolnshire

Hi sounds like the rings ANDY from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 07/10/2013 15:46:09 | ID: 55876

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Malcolm Sonley, Scotland

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2004

How do I remove / replace the cigarette lighter on my Mitsubishi Shogun Sport?

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Yes i had to do this 3 weeks ago, there is one positive wire on the rear of the lighter, remove this and there will be a cheap nut that you will have to unscrew which is on the outer part of the lighter casing, once unscrewed the lighter will literally just fall out and the earth wire will be connected to that. hope this helps, I say cheap nut as if u were to pull the lighter out with a screw driver you will bent it, the nut is like tin foil, so be careful. ANDY from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 10/10/2013 11:45:29 | ID: 56020

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Norman, Cornwall

Mitsubishi Space Star

Hi the fuel level reading on the computer doesn't always reset when fuel is put in. I`m not sure if it`s the amount of fuel that goes or not, sometimes it resets after a while but normally I get the warning sound driving me nuts. Then at next refuel it can work as it should. Help please

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Hi, Im assuming you have the dashboard HUD unit that shows some very limited information on its green display which can be changed by the button on the factory head unit? Well if so, I solved that very annoying fuel reset problem by first setting the display to average mpg and then, secondly, removing and replacing the standard Mitsubishi radio with an aftermarket stereo. Its not difficult to do and you will ultimately have a slightly superior sound coming from the basic door speakers. Kris from Bournemouth

Hi, Im assuming you have the dashboard HUD unit that shows some very limited information on its green display which can be changed by the button on the factory head unit? Well if so, I solved that very annoying fuel reset problem by first setting the display to average mpg and then, secondly, removing and replacing the standard Mitsubishi radio with an aftermarket stereo. Its not difficult to do and you will ultimately have a slightly superior sound coming from the basic door speakers. Kris from Bournemouth

Submitted: 09/10/2014 14:43:56 | ID: 104331

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clifford, West Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Outlander

when driving at normal speeds the engine goes slow when on gas or petrol, it looses all power and changes down a gear but still strugles to gain any speed, at any time it could go back to normal. any help would be very nice.

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I've had similar problems with my Outlander and it turned out that I had water in the tank. After I changed the fuel filters and got the tank cleaned the problem has disappeared. I hope it helps!Gary from Aberdeenshire

Submitted: 06/06/2014 18:24:42 | ID: 97054

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Brad Swift, Kent

Mitsubishi L200

Last night the top radiator hose on our L200 Warrior split causing the temp gauge to go sky high. I managed to limp home after replacing it with a temp one and topping it up. Tonight I have fitted a new hose, hoping that would rectify the problem. On refilling the system and restarting the truck the temp gauge was again high and I had no heat in the cab. I have removed the thermostat and used gasket glue and now the temp stays at the half way mark but I now have fluid bubbling into my expansion tank. The head was replaced 6 and a half years ago ........... can anyone shed some light on this ??????

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Either head gasket has gone or egr cooler perforated! Just had same problem ! Mine was caused by a worn fuel injector pump that caused damage to the injectors and led to the head over heating and thus cracking and damaging gasket. Rick from Hull

Submitted: 01/10/2014 19:23:50 | ID: 103914

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Kevin Baker, Australia

Mitsubishi Space Star 2007

I have a Mitsubishi Space Star380 SX and the engine manegement light is on. It won`t go off but the car still drives like there`s no problem? Why is it on?

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Mine is the same. My garage told me it’s one of the sensors which controls the injection which has either failed or is faulty, but only needs replacing if petrol consumption starts to rise. My engine light has been on for months but so far nothing else has changed Janet T from Hampshire

Ours is the same - it`s been on since July (now October) and no obvious issues with it. I shall monitor fuel consumption though - thanks for the tip. Tim from Bedfordshire

Submitted: 03/01/2014 08:35:58 | ID: 60077

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Steve Faragher, Cheshire

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2001

My Mitsubishi Shogun Sport is petrol and lpg. The last owner had removed the engine check light bulb and now the light is on with the po125 code. I have changed the sensor and thermostat, checked wires and bled the system, but still get this code on with the light. Does anyone have any other ideas that will cure this? (3.0 ltr v6)

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Hi yes its code P0125 it means Insufficient Coolant Temperature For Closed Loop Fuel Control ANDY from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 02/01/2014 16:00:43 | ID: 60108

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jan, Devon

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

can anyone tell me where to locate reversing switch in my shogun

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I have found mine on top of the g/box.( I was under the car at the time)there are 3. 1 for low ratio. 1 for 4x4. they are at the side but the reverse is on top, it seems hard to get at. I am led to be leave if you take out the centre console there is a plate to the rear and it is under there. I have not had time to try it, but it cannot be got at via the gear change part. Colin from Cheshire

I have found mine on top of the g/box.( I was under the car at the time)there are 3. 1 for low ratio. 1 for 4x4. they are at the side but the reverse is on top, it seems hard to get at. I am led to be leave if you take out the centre console there is a plate to the rear and it is under there. I have not had time to try it, but it cannot be got at via the gear change part. Colin from Cheshire

Submitted: 29/08/2014 19:10:15 | ID: 102332

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Abel, Sweden

Mitsubishi Colt

I`ve just bought a Mitsubishi Colt which was starting and driving perfectly before, I started it when the car when it was on gear and it stalled. Now when I`m trying to start the car the ignition comes on and you hear a beeping noise for 5 seconds and that`s it, it doesn`t even pick up. What`s wrong with it?

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Hi Abel, I have a Mitsubishi colt DiD, I had it for over one year. Today for the first time I had the same problem. Battery is ok, all the lights come on on the dashboard but it just won't start. Same beeping.... engine won't turn.. Did you manage to find the fault with yours? regards, Miron miron from Cambridgeshire

Hi Abel, I have a Mitsubishi colt DiD, I had it for over one year. Today for the first time I had the same problem. Battery is ok, all the lights come on on the dashboard but it just won't start. Same beeping.... engine won't turn.. Did you manage to find the fault with yours? regards, Miron miron from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 30/04/2014 08:16:04 | ID: 94902

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John Trimbee, Norfolk

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2003

I have a Mitsubishi Shogun Sport and between the headlight and the plastic stone chip protective cover there appears to be a film of dirt. Is there a method of removing these chrome finish plastic surrounds to remove the dirt film from the headlamp glass? (Warrior)

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I would like hear the answer to the first question can you clean the inside of the head light Cooper from Kent

I would like hear the answer to the first question can you clean the inside of the head light Cooper from Kent

Submitted: 27/02/2014 09:52:49 | ID: 62284

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louise, Powys

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

can anyone help my partner has a an 03 shogun sport warrior and has trouble starting it, it keeps getting air in the fuel, has changed filter and pipes but still no better can anyone help please. thanks

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The problem is a small o ring on the injector/lift pump which is allowing air in over night at first making it hard to start from cold and it gets progressively worse as time goes by.... Trouble being is the injector pump has to be rebuilt and it isn't a cheap job all for the sake of an O ring. ErnieS from South Yorkshire

The problem is a small o ring on the injector/lift pump which is allowing air in over night at first making it hard to start from cold and it gets progressively worse as time goes by.... Trouble being is the injector pump has to be rebuilt and it isn't a cheap job all for the sake of an O ring. ErnieS from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 06/07/2014 09:15:13 | ID: 99058

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peter, Kent

Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

hi my stereo stopped working and my central locking i have managed to locate the fuse for the central locking and now that works but still no stereo i have checked the fuse box under the driver side and under the hood on the left side and all fuses are good am i missing somthing

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check on front of radio see if there is a little hole or if the front panel comes off you should see little hole this is reset hole insert something like a pen push in and reset Ron york from Cheshire

check on front of radio see if there is a little hole or if the front panel comes off you should see little hole this is reset hole insert something like a pen push in and reset Ron york from Cheshire

Where is the fuse for the alarm? My fob is not working and it`s not battery in the fob so might be fuse in the car? mark from West Midlands

Submitted: 09/09/2014 13:29:04 | ID: 102847

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Dave from horsham, West Sussex

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi. I've recently got a 2004 shogun 3.2 did auto, and it doesn't start very well, a few shaky cranks and it fires, it also intermittently cuts out whilst pulling up to a junction ! Just wondered if any other owners have suffered with this. I have heard that these are prone for the fuel pump timing sensors failing, do you think this may be the case here or should I be running a leak of test on the injectors ?

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Hi there Dave. I have exactly the same probs with my 2003 Shogun 3.2 di-d auto. It runs fine when driving, just struggles starting, but does start every time after about 10 secs turning over and cuts out pulling up to junctions. I have swapped over the 2 pump speed sensors and it made no difference. Have you managed to sort yours yet? Alan from Warwickshire

Submitted: 19/09/2014 19:06:22 | ID: 103311

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heather, South Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Colt

could some one please tell me where can i locate the bonnet catch , thank you

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Under the dash under the steering wheel to the right hand side, its black/Dash colour Scott from South Yorkshire

Under the dash under the steering wheel to the right hand side, its black/Dash colour Scott from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 17/08/2014 18:22:40 | ID: 101664

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