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I have a Mitsubishi Shogun and my abs and anti skid dashboard warning lights are staying on. I have topped up the brake fluid reservoir but this has not resolved the problem. Any ideas on what the problem might be please? (3.2 diesel)
Submitted: 27/02/2014 10:10:35 | ID: 26071
When travelling I get an intermittent vibration on my Mitsubishi Shogun. Some journeys it may not occur at all but when it does it can be at different speeds and quite violent. I have had the wheels balanced and tracking checked, so no problem there. Could it be a fuel problem? I would be glad of any ideas as I don’t like using it while it`s like this. (3.2 diesel elegance auto)
Submitted: 06/02/2014 14:37:38 | ID: 25558
What is the proper sequence for the vacuum lines on a 2006 Montero 3.2 diesel? Thanks for your help. (3.2 diesel)
Submitted: 04/02/2014 14:09:59 | ID: 25516
My Mitsubishi Shogun is having issues where the battery is running flat as soon as I try to start it. Sometimes it will start and be fine and other days the battery will be completely flat. The battery is new and a Halfords specialist has tested the battery and stated it is fine. I have tried to jump start the car today and the battery would not charge. I have checked all the connecting wires and all oil and water levels are good. What could be causing the problem? It tends to be worse in colder weather although the weather today is average.
Are you sure the battery is flat when you try and start, have you checked the voltage (12.4 volt or higher with no engine running when measured across the terminals) - if the symptom is something like you turn the key, the dash lights come ON but there is no "click" of the solenoid and no starter motor spinning up it could well be a defective starter, another symptom of this starter fault is a slow and laboured start (just like having a flat battery) - slower than normal spinning of the starter motor. Occasionally the vehicle will starter even though the starter motor is worn but there are symptoms of impending starter failure and do initially appear just like a flat battery. Just an idea - John Smith from England
Submitted: 27/01/2014 12:29:40 | ID: 25217
Hello, I have a 91 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.0 V6 that will not start. The problem started last week when it cut out without warning at Tescos. It started a couple of times but cut out instantly after running for 2 or 3 minutes. I managed to get it going long enough to get it home but now there is nothing. It turns over but will not fire up. I checked a plug and there is no spark. Trouble is I cant get it to a garage to get it plugged in to see if the fault can be found. Has anyone got any ideas? All input is appreciated. (3.0 V6 LWB)
Hi there have you checked the coil because I have the 92 shogun v6 3.0, but check the coil and I think that should sort it. - Christopher Parry from Cornwall
Submitted: 24/01/2014 16:17:06 | ID: 25198
Hi. I have diesel fuel leaking onto the tyre when I fill up my Mitsubishi Shogun. Can anyone tell me if this is the filler pipe what sort of a job is this? My engine is 3.2 did. Many thanks. (3.2 did)
Submitted: 21/01/2014 10:14:48 | ID: 25066
I`m looking for a fuse diagram for my Mitsubishi Shogun`s interior and engine fuse box. If anyone can help? Thanks in advance. (2.8 TD)
Submitted: 16/01/2014 10:10:55 | ID: 24884
Hi, my Mitsubishi Shogun has done 126k and all was okay until last week when the abs/traction warning lights came on. The garage replaced the abs sensor after diagnostics and all seemed okay for a day, but then the oil pressure warning light came on below 1200 revs. It goes off and stays off above this. There is plenty of oil in the sump as it was serviced just before Xmas but I wondered if diagnostics have done something to the ECU, or has anybody any other ideas or seen similar? Thanks. (3.2did lwb)
Submitted: 14/01/2014 10:50:30 | ID: 24864
My Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 will not start when hot. I have replaced all the diesel lines, a new filter, put an inline fuel pump in, changed the temptress sensor and cleaned the tank out. Can anybody help me please?
Submitted: 14/01/2014 08:47:33 | ID: 24833
Hi. My Mitsubishi Shogun 2.8 td runs roughly when the handbrake is released but fine when it is on and it is smoky. It`s had a new pump seal, glow plugs and injectors. It is a bit strange why the handbrake affects it. Can anyone explain why please? (2.8)
I had similar problem bud and it was my fuel lines corroded and was pulling air into the fuel pump. I put a rubber hose straight through and it runs like a dream now. - John Twist from England
Submitted: 10/01/2014 11:58:59 | ID: 24766
Hi, I hope somebody can help me. I have a Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 did Auto. Fault was diagnosed as throttle body sensor, so I have replaced the complete unit and had the code reset, but the fault still comes up after starting up again. The main problem is the car is in limp mode with the engine management light on, so I have just had the exhaust manifold completely cleaned, turbo checked and fuel pump checked and all are okay. The EGR valve was also replaced less than 5,000 miles ago. Any ideas? (3.2 did auto)
Submitted: 09/01/2014 12:42:29 | ID: 24698
I have a Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2002 model diesel turbo with 4d56 engine. It has travelled 221,000 miles but l am worried that it is giving me a consumption rate of 1 litre : 8.7kms. Apparantly a friend of mine who has the same car is getting between 12km to 13km, a difference of 340km per every full tank l fill up. Please can anybody help?
Submitted: 09/01/2014 12:39:29 | ID: 24697
After my Mitsubishi Shogun has been sitting for a couple of days I have noticed it won’t pull away straightaway when I accelerate. It feels like the brakes have not released. Is this normal?
Submitted: 02/01/2014 12:10:39 | ID: 24393
Hiya, I have a lwb 1998 Mitsubishi Shogun and I`m having problems with the ignition. It only started when I recently had the starter motor replaced. When I picked my car up from the garage and was driving home she cut out. I thought nothing of it at that point and carried on home but when I next came to use her she wouldn`t start. I thought she had a flat battery as that`s what it was like but I tried again and she just started. When I got home I spoke to a mechanic who told me to wriggle the key about a bit, so that`s what I did and she started. So if she doesn`t start now I wriggle the key around and if I get it in the right position she will start. It`s a bit hit and miss, is this a loose wire or the coil or does she need a new ignition barrel? I hope you can help me, thanks.
Hi there, sounds like ignition barrel and worn key. Hope this helps you. - Glenn Keen from England
Submitted: 31/12/2013 11:44:06 | ID: 24305
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I have a 1992 Mitsubishi Shogun pajero and I need to know which fuse is for the rev counter? I know where both fuse boxes are but one under the bonnet doesn’t say what they are each for? Please help?
Submitted: 20/12/2013 12:46:35 | ID: 24153
I have a problem with the fuel gauge on my Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 equipe. The gauge is all over the place, going from half a tank to nil. I`ve just had a new fuel sender replaced but the gauge is still showing empty to half a tank. It seems to be a wiring problem somewhere from the tank to the gauge in the dash. Any help on this please?
Submitted: 13/12/2013 10:12:39 | ID: 23941
Hi. I have had our Mitsubishi Shogun remapped and the cat and the dpf removed. All was fine until today when it threw out masses of white smoke. It has stopped now, but why? Oil and water levels are all okay. (3.2)
Submitted: 10/12/2013 11:20:11 | ID: 23842
My Mitsubishi Shogun starts just fine, it can run for 20 miles or just 1 mile and when it just stops running it loses all power. I have noticed 3 or 4 times that the engine management light flickers right before all power is lost. I pull over and restart the engine. When it happens all dash lights go and I have no indicators but I do appear to have headlights, it`s really rather strange! Any ideas? (3.0v6 Auto LWB)
Submitted: 10/12/2013 10:48:31 | ID: 23826
I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Pajero LWB GLS with the 3.0L V6 and there’s a very strong smell of exhaust fumes in the cabin when driving with the windows down. However once the windows are up and the A/C is turned on I can no longer smell them. It is extremely bad in the rear seat area. I have changed the left side exhaust manifold as it had a crack and had the exhaust system thoroughly checked for leaks but none were found.. I also had the rear door readjusted and checked for the proper seal and all’s well there too.. Does anyone have the slightest idea what else could be causing this and a fix for it? I went ahead and blocked off the EGR valve just in case because I noticed that there was a bit of white smoke from the tailpipe on start up and after a hard run. Also when I was changing the left side manifold there seemed to be more soot in the exhaust port of the LH rear cylinder from which the EGRV is fed. The smell is still there after all that. Any ideas anyone? (GLS)
Submitted: 25/11/2013 11:03:29 | ID: 23438
I have black smoke from my Mitsubishi Shogun on start up just for a minute or so, then I drive at 30mph for 10 minutes then kick down and it puffs smoke again. Can anyone explain why?
Submitted: 25/11/2013 10:51:16 | ID: 23433
I have a Mitsubishi Shogun Pajero model 1994 chassis number CHNV-340-SJ000291 and engine number 4D56-GD7914. Please can anybody help me confirm the above detals so that I can have a clear history of my car?
Submitted: 22/11/2013 11:21:01 | ID: 23379
My Mitsubishi Shogun`s headlghts don`t work from the light stalk, no heads and no main beam. I have tried the bulbs and they`re okay. It seems to be a fault between the switch and lights? All fuses are okay but it may be the relay, but I dont know where it is? Can anyone help? Thanks.
Submitted: 21/11/2013 10:34:31 | ID: 23303
My Mitsubishi Shogun Elegance has a problem only when it hasn’t been used for a few days. Starting from cold, when put into drive it`s non responsive, then it jolts and starts moving and is fine after that. Has anybody experienced this problem or know what is causing this? (Elegance)
Submitted: 18/11/2013 10:50:09 | ID: 23178
I just bought a 1995 Mitsubishi Shogun Mini Pajaro turbo with automatic transmission. When I put the transmission selector in DRIVE it stays in third gear. I can manually shift it into first okay, up shifting to second the transmission binds up and feels like the brake was applied. When shifting from first I have to shift quickly over second into third gear. After the enginge runs 20-30 minutes the transmission shifts perfectly. I just changed the filter and fluid which did not help. Could it be the ECU or a shift solenoid?
Submitted: 14/11/2013 14:37:05 | ID: 23065
My Mitsubishi Shogun revs high in fifth gear. What should I do?
Submitted: 14/11/2013 12:52:35 | ID: 23060
When cold my 3.5 litre petrol automatic Mitsubishi Shogun starts without trouble, but when the engine is warm, for instance if I have stopped the engine and then tried to restart it twenty or thirty minutes later, it tries to start but only on one or two cylinders it seems. It will struggle to keep going for a few seconds and then cut out. After about thirty to forty tries starting it will start, but it is getting worse and there is the worry that the battery will run flat before it starts. Any ideas would be much appreciated please? (3.5 petrol
Submitted: 11/11/2013 11:12:42 | ID: 22900
Hi, my Mitsubishi Shogun elegance 07 plate has started cutting out at junctions. Some days it’s fine, then others it’s bad. If I’m idling the car revs blip and you can see the needle twitching as well as feel the engine change revs. Then it will either get to the point of stall and recover or will just cut out. It starts again fine, but I have the same problem when I go to stop. It only really had the problem when stationary in Drive or Reverse, but it is now doing it in Park too. The first garage I took it to said there were no fault codes and to be honest didn’t really dig any further than that. Please can someone shed some light on this? Thanks. (3.2 elegance automatic)
Hi, it sounds like the fuel pump. I had the same problem on the later model and ended up replacing it. - Marcus Porthouse from Herefordshire
Submitted: 08/11/2013 11:44:39 | ID: 22854
Where is the headlight fuse on my Mitsubishi Shogun?
Submitted: 08/11/2013 11:40:49 | ID: 22853
Hi. I had a new alternator fitted by Mitsubishi to my Mitsubishi Shogun under warranty because if I leave the car for a couple of weeks without starting it the battery is totally dead. Mitsubishi are now looking to change the battery. My concern is that the battery fitted is too small for this car as it`s a 80D26L and on the L200 and the Outlander it`s a 90D31L. Can anyone explain why this is?
Submitted: 05/11/2013 12:47:51 | ID: 22740
My Mitsubishi Shogun cut out and now there are no ignition lights and the car doesn`t even turn over when you turn the key. What is wrong with it?
Submitted: 04/11/2013 15:54:18 | ID: 22686
My Mitsubishi Shogun`s nearside flasher lights stay on all of the time after parking and the immobiliser kicks on, then the n/s flasher lights stay on. How do I fix this?
Submitted: 04/11/2013 10:49:24 | ID: 22642
My Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 DiD starts up and runs okay, but after running for a while when the engine has warmed up it runs very roughly on tickover. It has been in the garage and had filters and thermostat replaced but the problem continues. I am beginning to think it may be the injectors or the EGR valve but these are expensive with no sure certainty of results. I have used injector cleaning additive and EGR cleaning spray but the engine still runs the same. Any clues? (3.2 DiD)
Hi Stuart, I had the same problem, went to main dealer was told it was the injectors. I phoned a diesel pump specialist and was told diesel pump at £1800+vat. I spoke to a chap in Huddersfield, he advised me to disconnect the secondary thermal switch underneath the inlet manifold number 1 cylinder and I then cleaned out the vaccum sensor (you will find this is clogged up) on the inlet manifold which runs to the acctuator on the bulk head (follow the long black plastic pipe to the bulk head, you can’t miss it) clean out the thermal switch on the throttle body (there’s only one) these do get carboned up. Finally, under the battery tray there is a mounting plate with a number of acctuator solenoids, check the terminals for corrision, and clean, as the batteries will dribble acid straight on top of them causing bad connections. Try this as it worked for me - Rob Donaldson from Hampshire
Hi mate, don’t lose your time, just change the 2 sensors on the injector pump and your problem is solved - Artur Mendonca from Mozambique
Submitted: 29/10/2013 10:21:54 | ID: 22398
My Mitsubishi Shogun 2000 flasher lights inside stay on after locking with the key or fob. Can anybody help?
Submitted: 28/10/2013 15:02:02 | ID: 22339
Hi, I have just bought a 2003 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 auto warrior. My problem is when I come to a junction and hold it on the brakes a wee second then go to pull off again the engine dies, but it will start again no problem. I was wondering if anyone had come across this problem before? I have changed the diesel filter. Please let me know if you’ve had this problem? Thanks.
Hi, sorry I haven’t got an answer but was wondering if you ever did find out what was wrong. I have the same issue on 07 Shogun Elegance auto box. Hope you can help, thanks - Andy Thorpe from Leicestershire
Submitted: 28/10/2013 09:54:00 | ID: 22275
Hi there. I have a 1994 Mitsubishi Shogun Pajero swb 2.8 and have a fuel problem. When you first start it up in a morning it will kick up first time, run for about 2 minutes and then die. After 2 - 3 times trying to start it it will kick up again and then run all day with no problems. I`ve been told fuel may be backing up overnight. Does anybody have any ideas please as it`s driving me mad?
Mine did the same, found air was getting in from a broken rubber seal on the manual pump on the fuel filter head, put ptfe on the thread and solved the problem - Paul Whitworth from Portugal
Submitted: 24/10/2013 14:23:24 | ID: 22145
What is the little black box on the driver`s side footwell l/h/s in my Mitsubishi Shogun and should it be left on? There are a few buttons to press? (pajero 2.5)
Submitted: 24/10/2013 11:42:24 | ID: 22124
My Mitsubishi Shogun is fine during normal daily use and on long journeys but, when towing my caravan (kerb weight 1700kg), the engine temperature rises and the gauge goes into the red if I do not stop when climbing a long minor incline or a short steep hill. On a level road or short climb the gauge remains steady at normal. What should I do?
Submitted: 24/10/2013 10:40:42 | ID: 22107
Where is the reverse light switch located on the Mitsubishi Shogun and is it easy to remove and replace? Thanks for your help.
Submitted: 18/10/2013 15:24:17 | ID: 21917
Recently I noticed the gearstick on my Mitsubishi Shogun Warrior automatic was stiff and hard to shift. Now sometimes it will only start in neutral gear. Can anybody help me? (Warrior)
Hi just sorted this on my 2006 Shogun field 3.2 auto. The linkage on the nearside of the gearbox can seize up or stiffen, this stops park engaging firmly. The answer for me was copious application of penetrating fluid whilst a pal begins gently working the lever in the cabin.You may have to remove the guard covering it to gain access. Hope this helps. - Ian Miller from England
Submitted: 10/10/2013 15:33:51 | ID: 21817
Has anybody got a wiring diagram for the rear lights of my Mitsubishi Shogun? The bumper lights are fine, it’s the high ones I have a problem with. (2.8 Gls LWB)
Submitted: 01/10/2013 11:24:42 | ID: 21458