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marshall, Cambridgeshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

My pajero has hard brakes which vibrate if I press them hard. There are also 2 lights which dont disappear when the engine is on, on the dashboard. One is for hand brake and the other one I dont know. What could be the problem and how can that be rectified.

Submitted: 19/11/2016 18:15:06 | ID: 136795

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p halpin, Warwickshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

How do I remove the brake cluster on my shogun 2016

Submitted: 31/10/2016 13:02:32 | ID: 136384

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Nneji michael stephen, Nigeria

Mitsubishi Shogun

I win up my glass and deos wine down on it own. What is the problem.

Submitted: 28/10/2016 10:02:34 | ID: 136305

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Roelf Bosman, Zambia

Mitsubishi Shogun

I have a pre-owned Mitsubishi Pajero 3.5 V6 GDI Exceed. My remote has stopped working and i have tried various reprogramming ways but none have worked, i could not find any suggested option specifically for the model noted above . Has anyone needed to reprogram for this particular model and in failing that does anyone know how to override this system as i am not able to start my vehicle at all.

Submitted: 14/10/2016 09:28:04 | ID: 135942

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Amanda andrews, France

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi please help! I love my mitsubishi pejaro 2001 For approx 3 months off and on the engine light comes on and the car goes into frog like mode and if you don't keep the revs up it jumps forwards is the only way of describing it! I pull over disconnect the battery and all is good till the next time! She has been in the garage but they can't find a fault It always happens when I'm in a high gear and maybe pulling up to roundabout. If I go 1st or 2nd generally ok it feels like there is not enough fuel getting to the engine! I have no idea but it is awful travelling with 2 young kids and having to pull over where ever and disconnect the battery to drive again! Please please any advice thank you xx

Submitted: 08/09/2016 14:16:55 | ID: 135020

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aldo laferla, Malta

Mitsubishi Shogun

Engine slightly rough at idle, judders about one second on shutdown, Performance satisfactory at all speeds. Exhaust somewhat loud when pulling hard. Had fuel pump seals replaced and that is when this minor problem showed up. managed to live with problem as car only used for short hauls occasionally for towing car/boat trailer. However, intend to go overseas towing trailer plus race car,and will cover more mileage then I usually do in a year. Do not wish to breakdown away from home.

Submitted: 07/09/2016 01:59:27 | ID: 134987

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Guy Mooney, Lincolnshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Tachometer was fluctuating up and down then died completely. Removed instrument cluster but no obvious faults. Cannot locate the infamous engine speed sensor and no info in Haynes?Please advise.

Submitted: 30/08/2016 12:28:22 | ID: 134759

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Andy, Buckinghamshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi. My 2009 automatic Shogun won't excelerate properly. One minute it works fine in automatic, kicks down properly, but then another time it kicks down a gear and just won't accelerate, just flat in a low gear but revs won't pick up. If I change down manually to a lower gear from say 5th to 4th one minute it will accelerate fine, then the next time you change down its just flat, won't go. I did find that if I lifted my foot off the accelerator 2 or 3 times, pumping it, it will sometimes suddenly go, as if something has finally got the message your'e calling for more speed. It has just had a recent service and no fault codes found. i did mention this problem but it did not show up then, typical. I was told there is some sort of ECU insiode the gearbox that might show a problem, but they have to drop the gearbox out to get to it. Any suggestions ? any advice appreciated.

Submitted: 19/07/2016 09:03:51 | ID: 133640

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Helen bell, North Lanarkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

I keep getting a shudder and brake goes hard when braking can you help

Submitted: 30/06/2016 16:57:58 | ID: 133141

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Helen bell, North Lanarkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

I keep getting a shudder while braking and brake goes hard for a few minutes. Can you help

Submitted: 30/06/2016 16:55:06 | ID: 133140

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melbourne r shepherd, Lancashire

Mitsubishi Shogun

my lighter.and display unit have stopped working

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Hi did u get this sorted as mine is similar display screen stopped working also stereo,DVDs and folding mirrors all stopped working checked all fuses ripped out dash for hidden fuses so now have no clue what is the problem Steve from West Lothian

Exactly the same thing happened to mine. It was the 15A fuse for the cigarette lighter located behind the small draw on the righthand side of the steering wheel. One this was replaced, the centre screen is now working as it should. Matt Dines from Wiltshire

Submitted: 28/06/2016 18:58:35 | ID: 133072

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Angela browning, Greater Manchester

Mitsubishi Shogun

What should i be looking for as been offered a 2006 shogun trojan need to know what fault or other things that go wrong with um as this will be the first ive had any advise would be much appreaciated

Submitted: 20/06/2016 21:22:58 | ID: 132838

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Neville, Derbyshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

can anybody tell me where the internal temperature sensor is on a 1997 shogun 3 litre v6 petrol. the gauge works for the external temp but shows minus 26 for the internal temp .I have looked on the steering column and surrounding body work but can't find it...Help

Submitted: 07/06/2016 14:58:57 | ID: 132427

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Kate, Derbyshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Re- 2004 LWB Shogun, The front windscreen washer pump has stopped working, do I need a new one? If so where about's is it and how do I get to it?

Submitted: 07/06/2016 09:24:13 | ID: 132424

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Don, Staffordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

My shogun 3.2 auto diesel keeps cutting out when the air con is on but only in gear not at idle.

Submitted: 27/05/2016 21:19:26 | ID: 132098

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adrian madera, Devon

Mitsubishi Shogun

when it unlock it locks not even time to get in i have to hold handle when unlocking to stop it locking itself

Submitted: 26/05/2016 18:14:17 | ID: 132061

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aledw, Carmarthenshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Why is my 2800 shogun hesitant when i put my foot downto full throttle and climing uphills

Submitted: 25/05/2016 02:51:47 | ID: 131995

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Patricia Godley, Lancashire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2di-d 2004 had timing chain replaced and some related gears due to timing chain failure. Running okay before, but now blowing out grey white smoke. Checked: Valve timing, pistons okay, cylinder head pressure tested, valve seats recut, no visible damage to pistons. Everything reassembled but blowing greyish white smoke? possibly unburnt fuel..... Fuel pump checked over but not bench tested. Has anyone had a similar problem? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Submitted: 22/05/2016 12:13:40 | ID: 131871

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David Essery, West Sussex

Mitsubishi Shogun

When I select four wheel drive it feels like the clutch is slipping,but in two wheel drive it is perfect, and the flashing lights in four drive.

Submitted: 25/04/2016 16:42:40 | ID: 130799

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mike, Swindon

Mitsubishi Shogun

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

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

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

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RW, Nottinghamshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi any advise / help would be appreciated. My 2012 3.2 SG3 looses it's throttle response until it crawls up to around 10mph then kicks down and takes off. This happened once about 18 months when the vehicle was under warranty, we took the vehicle in to the dealer they tested it but couldn't get it to replicate the fault & no faults where stored. This has happened twice this week and due to no acceleration it's quite a dangerous fault when pulling out of junction, traffic islands etc. Points noted when the fault occurs It happens when the vehicle is up to operating temperature If you drop it in to neutral the engine revs normally, but put it back in to drive or manual selection the revs go. Once you get rolling and get up to approximately 10mph the revs come in aggressively then it performs normally until you come to stand still again for junctions traffic lights etc. It makes no difference if you switch off & re-start the engine, it was noticed that the normal warning alarms do not sound when switching the ignition on as normal. Once the vehicle stands overnight / cools down it performs normally. The fault is intermittent, my thoughts is that it could be some sort of transmission sensor fault? the speedo etc read ok, no engine light or warning lights illuminate when the vehicle faults. Regards RW

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hi sorry to hear this, just a question did you manage to get this fixed. my 2011 3.2SG3 is currently in a dealer garage being looked at and I have the same intermittent problem, however they cannot find a fault. Did yours get sorted and do you know what it was so I could maybe point them in that direction, any help would be much appreciated its so dangerous I had to stop my wife driving it with my 2 girls in the car as you didn't know what it was going to do. regards, hope to hear soon. Paul Paul Roberts from East Sussex

Submitted: 01/04/2016 07:14:07 | ID: 129771

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Dean, New Zealand

Mitsubishi Shogun

Repowered 2004 Pajero LWB 3.8 L engine trans diffs and wiring dash and ABS into a 1999 Pajero 3.5 GDI SWB Body. Engine runs fine but have a problem intermittent wheels sometimes lock up whilst turning corners. Narrowed it down to potential ABS problem just not sure what. Any ideas? Thanks Also any ideas where the ABS ECU is located on both models. Thanks

Submitted: 01/04/2016 06:59:13 | ID: 129770

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Ross, West Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi my motor stalked on me and now wont start i noticed theres a square fuse out number five i think this may be the mpi fuse any ideas what could have happend and what the fuse number five supplies

Submitted: 16/03/2016 13:26:30 | ID: 129084

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Abel, Greater London

Mitsubishi Shogun

My shogun in Ghana engine keeps cutting off when am driving. Then It will start but will not movery when I try to drive. Now it does not start at all. I have changed fuel pump, Changed plugs and now the injectors but still it is not starting. Any recomendations pls.

Submitted: 15/03/2016 23:55:32 | ID: 129072

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Barry, Hampshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi I have just brought a 2004 mitsubushi swb 3.2did auto,it had a squeaky fan belt the garage replaced 3 belts but it is squeaking a lot more now, any ideas?

Submitted: 13/03/2016 07:29:22 | ID: 128916

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Mark, County Down

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hello when I go of road and select 4 wheel drive nothing happens. Stays in 2wheel drive I have tried all the different boxes with no success. The lights all work in the different boxes what should I do?

Submitted: 11/03/2016 22:57:37 | ID: 128881

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Natalie, Staffordshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

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

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

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

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

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

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peter stacey, Cardiff

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi guys... i have a parasitic drain on my shogun.. have read that you shouldnt disconnect battery as this can play havoc with the electrics.. can a parasitic test be done without disconnection of battery.. any/all advice greatly recieved.. many thanks

Submitted: 04/03/2016 13:32:52 | ID: 128519

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lkhagvasuren, Mongolia

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi guys, I have Mitsubishi shogun and i want to calibrate doors lock and unlock settings. For example when car is stop and selector lever is P (parking mode) doors is unlock, and when car is moving to 20km/h doors is automatically lock. If there is have any calibration settings could you help me to solve? Thank you

Submitted: 03/03/2016 03:49:17 | ID: 128454

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lasbury, Bath and North East Somerset

Mitsubishi Shogun

when start up and its cold ok But when warm up at junctions it stops. ok if i keep it reving. I been told this may be fuel pump is this right as it stopped on me this morning and could not start it untill it cooled down.

Submitted: 01/03/2016 11:58:18 | ID: 128375

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Shanjid ali, West Yorkshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

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

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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

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Peter Waller, Derbyshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

I have a 2009 Shogun with Diamond Spec. part of which is an electronic/digital (?) compass built in the display. It appears to be frozen and basically does not register direction. I have endeavoured on a number of occasions tried to reset as per the instruction manual both automatically and manually to date without success. Any information or tips would be appreciated.

Submitted: 29/02/2016 17:25:01 | ID: 128335

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Simon, Bristol

Mitsubishi Shogun

I have just had a new key cut at Timpsons. Whilst it opens the doors and, at first starts the engine it then cuts out after a few seconds. The key I lost was a spare key from new with no fob or remote buttons on it. So I thought I'd just get a spare cut. However, it does start the engine and runs for a few seconds only. My main key still works correctly. What is the problem with my new key and are there any work-arounds for it? Many thanks S

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Try placing the original key near the ignition key hole and using new key - if it works you have transponder keys - the lighted up ring round the ignition (if you have this is normally a give away) the module is on the A pillar by the internal fuse box. I believe it can be reprogrammed by coded battery removals or witchcraft at mitsubishi dealers.i was too scared to bypass mine so I fitted an ebay cheapo remote locking kit and put original key inside steering column Ricardo from Worcestershire

Submitted: 29/02/2016 12:14:24 | ID: 128321

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martin, Leicestershire

Mitsubishi Shogun

On cold startup smoke comes from under bonnet .then clear andit drives fine .could this be carbon build up in turbo.how do I clean it thanks

Submitted: 26/02/2016 00:49:57 | ID: 128177

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mahesh, Greater London

Mitsubishi Shogun

Hi I have a shogun LWB 2.8 GLS Diesel manual manufacturer in 1997 recently my heating system stop working so I assumed that the fuse must have blown I therefore checked from inside the driver side where the fused box was placed I replaced with a 10 amp fuse but keeps blowing please advise the fault which is causing it to blow Also just about few months back there was a leak from a pipe which is attached with the body which ultimately is connect to the heating system. please reply Thank ypu

Submitted: 23/02/2016 17:20:02 | ID: 128070

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Sean O'Brien, Ireland

Mitsubishi Shogun

Were is the fuse box inside the Pajero 2005 also the light is not working on the compass how do I change it?

Submitted: 14/02/2016 11:56:21 | ID: 127557

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Gordon, Norfolk

Mitsubishi Shogun

Dear Sirs, I have a 2002 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 di-d Equipe, the 4 wheeel drive indicator lamps on the dashboard (the green lights) do not work, also not the diff lock dashboard lamp does not illuminate. Mechanically the 4-wheel system seems to work ok but there is no indication of what is going on. I have changed all the dash bulbs but still there is no dash illumination. Is there a fuse anywhere or sensors or could it be the dash unit itself ? I would appreciate any help at all. Apart from this, the car seems to run perfectly ok. Many thanks in advance - Gordon

Submitted: 27/01/2016 22:40:35 | ID: 126798

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Jackie Mansell, Stoke-on-Trent

Mitsubishi Shogun

I've got an intermittent problem that when I turn left either have been driving slowly or at speed and slowing down to take a left turn my automatic engine cuts out and send the vehicle across the mouth of the junction instead of making the turn, This has happened after a cold start and after the engine has bee. Th Bing for over an hour ! Can anyone please give me a clue as the week before the power steering belt broke so had that replaced and then I was advised it could be my power steering g pump so I've had that changed too!!

Submitted: 17/01/2016 09:16:38 | ID: 126274

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EDDIE HARRISON, Aberdeenshire

Mitsubishi Shogun

got problem with automatic transmission, when car is in park no light shows on console cannot start unless i move to N, when engine running & put to P the anti skid warning light comes on, got diagnostic done was told open circuit on transmission control but garage could not repair as they didn't know how to, a friend of mine things its something simple like a diode on the transmission circuit board, could an auto electrician answer this if possible.

Submitted: 11/01/2016 03:59:09 | ID: 125887

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Jo, Bristol

Mitsubishi Shogun

My Mitsubishi Shogun Equippe (2005) has just started having trouble accelerating up hills. I'll have my foot to the floor in 2nd gear and it will be crawling at 10mph up a hill. Can anyone point towards what the problem might be? Thanks.

Submitted: 04/01/2016 12:51:56 | ID: 125532

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