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The 4 wheel drive green light on dashboard is flashing all the time, except when occasionally you are driving the light disappears and a whirring noise is heard from under the front of the vehicle. If you then slow to a standstill the whirring slows and then stops and then when you move off the light on the dashboard starts flashing again, apart from a poulterghost!! what could be the cause of this please.
It sounds like your 4 wd is not disengaging properly sometimes also the mitzis when mudded beneath the wheel arches can clog the sensors and this can lead to a flashing 4wd light when not engaged and running in 2wd but the whirring noise you are hearing is 4 wd working. Maz from Gwent
Hello my 04 old shape l200 animal was going fine though today she was driving then her power cut down and there was blue smoke out of the exhaust then the power would cme back and go down again now when she ticks over she is very lumpy the rpm hand is jumping Whats her problem bob dane from County Fermanagh
Submitted: 21/07/2014 12:03:30 | ID: 100089
Hi Guys I have owned a 4x4 Mitsubishi Shogun Sport Equippe 2.5 TD for 5 years now, its a 2003 model. Its now around 168000 miles. When I bought it was on 85000 miles. Its been driving perfectly well, power speed and comfort tip top. I do around 100 motorway miles almost every weekday. Then suddenly two weeks ago as I was coming off the motorway, I lost my gears....I could not select any gear, had to pull off the road switch off the engine to engage the 2nd gear I managed to limp home selecting gears roughly. When I tried it again the following day it drove very very well like nothing had happened. However I noticed abnormal free play on the gear shifting stick it felt a bit wobbly but I could still get all the gears though with considerable effort. I took it in and they are telling me that my gearbox is gone so i need to replace it. I am a bit sceptical of this diagnosis as I feel it could be a defective gear linkage system. A few weeks before that the green 4x4 light flashed for during my entire journey about 50 miles but went off afterwards. Could this be a gearbox issue or gear linkage system or something else-... Please help.
The flashing 4x4 light indicates a vacuum fault on the 4 wheel drive system. From cold, with ignition on, the light should flash for a few seconds then go out once the vacuum in the 4wd selector system has charged. Get the garage to check this system first, before condeming the transaxle. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 14/06/2016 20:32:21 | ID: 132673
Alarm System - What causes alarm to go off when parked on my drive as this happened yesterday and now engine doesn't switch on??
Is it factory fitted alarm? Alarms can false trigger for a number of reasons, but the main one is faulty door switches. Test each switch to make sure it functions cleanly. Sounds like the ignition has been immobilised - try disconnecting the battery to reset the ECU. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 21/06/2016 11:19:13 | ID: 132844
Bernard Clovis Chris, West Midlands Mitsubishi Outlander Hi. I have a 2007 outlander I have it for nearly 1 year. A few months after I brought it I was heading down the highway and the car lost power, I pulled over and switched it off then back on and it was fine then, but happens again and again. I managed to gain power back to normal when I switch off and turn back on. It's happening every now and then. I've scanned and no codes come apart from warning message about service required, which I've done, appropriate gear box oil and filter, engine oil and filter. Please help on these
You are not alone! This happens to my Outlander as well. It only seems to happen when I'm driving it and not the wife. I'm usually the one who has it out at the weekends on the country roads compared to her daily in town driving. I've had a search through the net and cannot find any solutions to the problem. I do have an error code coming up relating to the EGR valve but i've had this looked at and it seems fine enough. Also had an error code for faulty glow plug but the engine has had no difficulty starting up during the last winter. (Will need to keep an eye on this one.) It would be good to finally get an answer to the "limp home mode" kicking in. Here's hoping someone knows something. Colin from Aberdeenshire
I have had this problem. It is the turbo boost pipe the adjoins the turbo front intercooler rad. Offside on my outlander. Driving under load the oitlander would lose all power and an immediate restart would resolve. The power loss is because the ecu has detected an abnormal drop on turbo boost pressure due tk the turbo pipe becoming loose over the years. There is an o ring and a jubili clip that holds the pipe on. I knew mine was on its way out for sometime as I noticed oil on the underside of the engine. But directly below the pipe and around it. Also it looked fresh. On several occasions the car would lose power. After plugging the car in with diagnostics nothing was detected. This is because the ecu now sees everything as fine after the reboot. I fixed the issue by replacing the o ring and pipe and installing a new jubilee clip. Just completed a 3000 journey to Europe with no issues. Hope This helps. Daniel from Surrey
Submitted: 13/04/2016 05:33:37 | ID: 130320
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
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
Submitted: 30/05/2016 22:12:01 | ID: 132173
The display light in the cd/radio panel keeps going out. How do get it to stay on?
hi, i have a mitsubishi colt and during service the ignition plugs are covered with engine oil. What should be faulty and is there much problem driving before replacing what is faulty? michael from Kenya
Hi did you manage to fix this issue? I'm having the same in my Colt only had it a couple of days. Aaron from Leicestershire
Submitted: 23/09/2015 09:44:22 | ID: 121522
Hi there My Mitsubishi shogun 2.8tdi lwb 1999 is recently giving me problems first think in morning it will start fine after few minutes it will stop so when I start it on second time it will take time and it will give out thick smoke but when it starts it will run for the day without any problems. I changed fuel filter, oil filter, air filter, changed engine oil still it is giving me problems
does it stop around about the same distance each morning. I had the same fault. .It is the front seal in the pump leaking fuel into the oil. the pump needs taking off and repairing, Kevin from Lancashire
Submitted: 01/03/2016 00:26:38 | ID: 128364
Fails to start intermittently.
It happened with mine after short journeys of stopping and starting. I had the Crank Shaft Sensor replaced and a new starter motor. The same thing happened only worse. It lost power (going at 5mph). Then I got a wee plastic piece fitted under the starter motor. I forget the name it begins with an S. It did the trick. However the same thing has occurred again. I have just ordered tyres so I am really fed up. The car has only done 57000 miles. I was told the same thing happens with the Mini. I could probably go out and the car will drive perfectly. Then go to the Supermarket and it will be stone dead whilst I have to get a Taxi home and get Rescue to take it to the Garage. It seems to be a big fault with the Mitsubishi Colt. I put it into the Dealer who could not fix it with their 'Laptop'. No kidding! They fitted another Crank Shaft Sensor!! I had no car for three weeks that time. They did reimburse me eventually. It has been a nightmare now and I am at the stage of hating the car. I have had about a month of good driving but back to the same fault. It is too unreliable. My advice? Save yourself the heartache and expense. I have heard every excuse of what it could be! It is a huge burden. Kari from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 04/05/2016 10:59:02 | ID: 131156
Hi all, I have a '95 3L V6 LWB pajero, on the way home from work the other day I noticed the steering got really heavy and when steering, the oil/batt and a/T lights come on. So when I got it home, I ran the engine up and turned the steering wheel and all the belts stopped. I thought I'd check and make sure it's not a loss of steering fluid, I topped this up to bring it up to the max (it wasn't below the min before) since then, all the belts look like they spin, but I still have no steering. Has anyone experienced anything similar? Thanks Nathan
can u help im looking to get carpet for my pajero can u help if so can u let me now thank martin from Kent
Submitted: 23/12/2015 01:35:20 | ID: 125051
shogun sport 2.5td 54 plate the revs start and 900 rpm and when you rev car goes up as normal but when come down stays at 1500 rpm for about 10 secs then goes down to 900 rpm again anyone now how to fix this and where is the oil pressure censor switch as brought one took to garage to get it fitted says wrong one thought was on top of engine he said its under neath thanks for help in advance
Does the engine check light illuminate? This sounds like a sensor fault, possibly pump speed sensor or vehicle speed sensor. Oil level sensor is in the oil sump, and illuminates when oil level drops too low. Oil pressure switch, from memory, should be near the filter and should operate at about 5psi or below. Hope this helps? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 24/05/2016 16:40:11 | ID: 131976
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
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
Submitted: 21/05/2016 16:12:18 | ID: 131825
How stop my doors from locking when I start my engine
The anser depends on whether you have an aftermarket alarm system fitted? Some alarms, like TOAD and others will lock the doors a few seconds after starting the engine. This is a 'safety feature' and is deemed to be for your own good! The alarm I have fitted does not do this, but on my previous Sport, the TOAD alarm system eventually wore out the central locking actuators, as a direct consequence of this 'safety feature'. Check which alarm you have fitted to see if it can be disabled. You can check whether the alarm is activating the locks by simply removing the fuse for the alarm. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 28/05/2016 06:59:50 | ID: 132102
sometimes start car it starts but wont rev and smoke comes from under car black gery smoke switch engine of leave for 15 minutes and start again and all is ok
Do you get the engine check light on? Not much to go on, but possible electrical fault?? Smell of smoke will tell you what is burning! Possible diesel leak onto hot surface?? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 23/05/2016 18:41:02 | ID: 131912
Hi , i have a mitsubishi colt and today i'v noticed that when i lock or unlock doors light is beeping fast for 10x , when usually it only beeps twice slowly . any help please ?!?!?!?
The battery in your key is needing to be replaced, cheap and easy fix! :) Dave Brown from Aberdeenshire
Submitted: 03/05/2016 20:28:06 | ID: 131124
My Shogun has had the timing chain changed but its belting out white smoke and the garage doesn't know why ? any ideas anyone ? my car has been in the garage for two months now and I would like to get it back....it didnt belt out white smoke before the timing chain broke...
Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2di-d 2004 had timing chain replaced and some related gears, due to timing chain breaking in pieces. Running okay before, but now blowing out white smoke. Checked valve timing, pistons okay, cylinder head pressure tested, valve seats recut, no visible damage to pistons. Everything back together but blowing greyish white smoke, possibly unburnt fuel? Anyone out there had similar problems? Any suggestions would be appreciated...... Patricia Godley from Lancashire
Submitted: 06/03/2015 22:02:37 | ID: 112878
My back door is closed but the signal shows open on the dashboard. It locks with the key. No alarm beep with the key and the light for open door on the dashboard does not go out?
To solve this problem it very easy just check on dash board which door is open. Then open that door and on the car body where door will shut you can see round rubber which sticks out that is the sensor that sends message that the door is shut all you to is move that rubber to centre as it can easley be pushed to side and push it few times to check if it is at normal position that should resolve your problem. Shar from Bristol
Submitted: 20/08/2014 06:22:12 | ID: 101806
I have a broken fog lamp on my 2005 Warrior Sport I can't see how the existing unit should be removed and as expected all screws are rusted tight any ideas thanks
Front fog or rear? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Front ones , stone damage let water in Andy Gordon from Hampshire
Front ones Stone damage let water in Andy Gordon from Hampshire
When the screws rust, you have to resort to removing the complete unit, bracket et all. This can be reached via the wheel arch, I believe. I've not had to do this yet, but I,ve been told it's a real pain! Paul from Cambridgeshire
Just remove the small plastic grille from in front of the lamp. 3 Phillips screws. You'll have to drill/grind the rusted screws out (2) and the fitting is removable by popping it out of the grommet holding the opposite side. Unplug and remove. You can either drill the screws right out and replace or re tap the threads to re fix. When I did mine, the remainder of the screws obligingly drove though with the drill bit so I was able to re install with new screws. Otherwise self tapping screws will do. Use a bit of grease for next time. Andy Seaton from Surrey
Submitted: 02/05/2016 00:32:54 | ID: 131051
hi this shogun starts runs for about 15/20 mins then engine management light comes on goes into limp mode, got code reader and code 18 turbo booster fault has anyone lese had this and how did they sort it thanks
Which engine do you have? Code 18 on the 4D56 engine is 'Pump speed sensor'. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 19/05/2016 16:38:35 | ID: 131696
I was driving along and the stop light on the dash came on what could the cause of that be? please
Steven, could be a number of things.. with no other info shown you'll best get it to a diagnostic machine to interrogate the ECU R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 20/05/2016 20:58:02 | ID: 131786
Problem started with intermittent miss fire then developed into complete loss of power to the point of not being able to get over 2000revs. Changed fuel filter, car ran beautifully for about 2 weeks then started slight miss fire again which got worse over the past 2 weeks and now back to complete intermittent loss of power again, with the added problem of sometimes struggling to start. Please can you help as I've had the car put on 2 diagnostic machines so far and has been as much use as a fart in a jacuzzi. Thanks Bruce...
check your coil packs, injecters, cables from the computer box to the plugs( coil pack) wayne from South Africa
Had the same problem had a new turbo fitted which cost a 1k only for the car to do the same then had a egr valve fitted and it sorted the problem just have other things wrong with it now it won't start had a new alternator New started motor and battery!! They are lovely cars just not reliable Stephen from West Midlands
Submitted: 08/12/2014 10:13:21 | ID: 107551
Hello everyone I hope you guys and help me out with my issue. I have a shogun sport 2.5 2006. Here is the story. Last year after it was in for a service it developed a intermittent misfire,the garage fitted 2 different fuel filters and no different. Long story short I got nowhere with the garage and it was left like that. The misfire/hunting was very intermittent and only at low speed 20to40mph and 1000 to 2500rpm. It then went away over the winter and has only came back now although more frequent. It seems to be less in the morning but gets worse the more the car is driven.After its stood outside work all day it is worse on the way home. When I accelerate it is hardly noticeable but drop down to crawl through traffic and its kangarooing but only for a few seconds. No eml on at any time. So on reading through the forums on here this is what I have done so far. Changed fuel filter for a dealer one, ran a pipe from a can of diesel direct to the pump and drove it, cleaned the egr valve, adjusted the turbo as suggested on here,checked all working plugs in engine bay,checked vacuum pipes and all seem to be sucking. All this has made no difference. I think it definitely gets worse due to temperature as it went away in the winter and it gets worse as it warms up. Any help would be great as I'm demented with it. If I can avoid going to the dealer it would be great. Thanks in advance
Low rpm hesitancy can be caused by a number of things. First thing to check is injectors. A sticky injector will cause the symptoms you describe. Water in the diesel will also cause improper burn, but I guess you have checked this already when swapping filters. Next, check the fuel pressure at the injectors, although it's likely you would notice poor acceleration at higher rpm if it was this. Next stop, electrics, particularly some of the sensors that control injection and cutoff. It could simply be a poor connection somewhere, where engine vibration causes a variation in circuit resistance. What happens when you run the engine at 2000rpm under no load (stationary)? I take it it idles fine? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 17/05/2016 09:49:09 | ID: 131613
Location of internal fuse box
Main fuse box located just above and to the side of the throttle pedal assembly. For higher current fuses such as alternator, air con, lights etc, these are located next to the battery. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 25/04/2016 14:08:53 | ID: 130792
Problem with power from turbo after a couple of miles the engine management light comes on and I loose power i was told it the EGR valve refitted New valve and clean out like of carbon but still got problem with power from turbo
The ECL shows that the engine management system has recorded a fault code. Use an ODB11 code reader to find the code or get a garage to read it for you. This should save spending out on replacing perfectly good parts, or at the very least will give the clues you need in order to identify the culprit. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 13/05/2016 21:31:28 | ID: 131490
Where is the jack supposed to be located? Just got hold of one of these and can't find anything!
Lift carpet flap, under rear seat, behind driver. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 13/05/2016 17:45:14 | ID: 131480
Please what happens if the dash board of a mitsubishi carisma light keep blinking neutral light while driving and after it became hot the car wont be able to move very well or move at all? Please what else can be done
i have a mitsubishi carisma GDI 1.8 petrol engine 2001 model manual, i have an ongoing problem with the car which when it starts and drive for about 15 to 20 min the yellow engine light comes on and the car slows down zzzz then moves very slowly, have changed fuel pump twice but the problem still there, please i need help. Anyone. Thanks God bless MJD from Nigeria
Submitted: 29/04/2016 22:03:49 | ID: 130970
I have just recently bought my Warrior Shogun. I find while I'm driving on the motor way at about 3000rpm 70mph the engine starts to cut out momentarily. This keeps going until I drop it right down to 40 mph again. I have had it into the mechanic who can't find the fault. Mind you he never had it on the motor way and it never faulted when he was running it. It could idle all day and never miss a beat. I almost feels like it's running out of fuel but there is plenty ion the tank. Which makes me wonder if it's a fuel fault. I really appreciate if you have advice or have any knowledge of this. Many Thanks Ian
Diesel or petrol? Also, have you tried running the engine at 3000rpm with no load (stationary in neutral)? I take it you get no engine check light warning? Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 12/05/2016 12:55:29 | ID: 131440
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.
have this part in stock BRIAN from County Down
Submitted: 25/11/2013 10:48:42 | ID: 55878
Hi I have 2007 plate shogun sport, noticed my oil levels quite low and just wondering what is the best oil to top up with any recommendations would be much appreciated. Thanks
Always use recommended oil for the engine type you have. If the engine is very high milage, you may have to use a slightly more viscous oil to maintain correct oil pressure at hot idle. I ended up using 20W50 in my 2000 model, not good for power or performance, but protected the wearing surfaces. Paul from Cambridgeshire
Submitted: 08/05/2016 09:51:17 | ID: 131294
Hi, I have a diesel leak from one of the pipe's under the passenger side of the car near to a clip (central between the wheels and approx 10inch from the sill). Have you any ideas what this could be and how i can rectify this as i can't see a spilit in the pipe ect? Thanks.
Sometimes it can be a gasket on the tandem fuel pump look underneath or dab with bog roll to see. Just a little leak looks bad over time. Plus side cheap gasket fix Paul smith from City of Nottingham
Submitted: 09/12/2015 19:43:10 | ID: 124533
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.
It could be the starter or battery. Jay from Singapore
It could be the earth on the starter motor. There should be a wire connected to a spade terminal on the starter (front of engine to the lower right). Nigel from Derbyshire
Submitted: 17/02/2016 22:09:29 | ID: 127790
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 ?
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
It could also be the seatbelt sensor. If anything is on the passenger seat is heavy enough to register then it will think someone is sat there without the belt on. Try with the belt engaged. It could be a faulty sensor and can be disconnected under the seat. Nigel from Derbyshire
Submitted: 12/03/2016 08:06:54 | ID: 128887
Hi Guys I have a Mitsubishi colt 1.1 the engine management light is contently coming on, it sometimes doesn't rev over 200and some days its no more then 1, I'm forever switching it off starting it up again, i had i checked and i was told it was the peddle sensor so had that changed but the car is starting to cut out and I'm still having the same issue is anyone else having the same issue or is it the car, the sensor was brought by Mitsubishi and was checked by them as well. if anyone can help please
My wife's would do the same thing. The engine management reported the Throttle Sensor Unit. The Colt doesn't use the typical accelerator cable to a throttle body on the engine block. It uses a 'fly by wire' system which is like the old Scalextric controller. It uses resistance variation like a volume control to send a value to the sensor. I was convinced it was a 'dirty track' on the pedal assembly just like a scratchy rotary volume on a stereo. This would give a wrong resistance value to the sensor unit which the Engine Management Unit would 'learn' and make fuel mixture adjustments. Hence the low revs sometimes. Due to the habit I have of holding down the clutch at stops, (it's just my fuel saving head kicking in!) I'd noticed the revs would keep fluctuating. After a spray of contact cleaner in the throttle sensor (no need to disassemble) and operating the pedal a dozen times, no more symptoms for a much longer period. I won't say it will go away (more dirt will eventually work it's way in) but a dozen presses of the pedal every few weeks before starting has seen a vast improvement. Now to try and fix the issue with the Clock Display not working anymore. Has anyone got a wiring diagram?!? Nigel from Derbyshire
Submitted: 01/05/2016 15:30:26 | ID: 131036
: what happens if the dash board of a mitsubishi carisma light keep blinking neutral light while driving and after it became hot the car wont be able to move very well or move at all?i need a solution cos am confused maybe could that the gear needs to be replace or what? please answer thanks
what could be the problem with gdi carisma its blinking neutral light in dash board David from Kenya
what could be the problem with gdi carisma its blinking neutral light in dash board David from Kenya
My carisma 2009 model is having same problem. The light on the reverse light keeps blincking after some kilometers and the movement becomes slow. Please what can be done. I have changed gear oil, clean filter and all sort. femi from Nigeria
Submitted: 15/05/2014 23:33:21 | ID: 95572
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
What does the od mean when switch is pressed on the gear stick?
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
My Mitsubishi Space Star`s battery light stays on all of the time. Please advise why this should be?
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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