Question about 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
My Mitsubishi Carisma Diesel 1.9DiD used to be a very responsive unit but seemed to lose a lot of its (not massive) 100bhp for no apparent reason. It runs smoothly but the acceleration is pedestrian. The only coincidental fault that could be associated with the power loss was when the air-con was left on with the heater running. This resulted in a faint burnt 'plastic' or bakelite smell. Other than that, there's been nothing obvious that could have caused it.
For information the engine has completed 90,000miles and has been regularly serviced.
Hi, check the air filter. Have helped friends in the past who have poor running vehicles that have been regularly serviced by a garage. I looked at them, found the air filter black with dirt....totally clogged up....never been changed since new!!! Many garages seem dont seem to bother changing it when they should!!! Cars need air to work (more air than fuel) so try this. Paul
Posted on Apr 07, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 03, 2017 | Jeep Cars & Trucks
Dec 01, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Jan 04, 2015 | 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck
Aug 27, 2013 | Mitsubishi Carisma Cars & Trucks
Nov 16, 2011 | 2008 Chevrolet Impala
Jan 09, 2011 | Mitsubishi Montero Sport Cars & Trucks
Dec 15, 2010 | 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited
Mar 16, 2009 | 2001 Mitsubishi Mirage
Jan 02, 2009 | 1995 Ford F250
1,502 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!