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I am having problems with my 2000 Mitsubishi eclipse GS. Its a 4 cyl. and the fuel filler neck is damaged but cant afford to buy new one. Is there anyway to fix it to get me by so I can fill my tank up without losing gas. Another problem I am having is my gas pedal is sticking. It gets stuck when I let off the gas and keeps going and I can pull the gas pedal back up with my foot to get it to idle somewhat normal but it will get stuck when I put in park and starts to idle higher. what can I do until I can get the new throttle body cable. I have tried wd-40 and it works one time and after that it goes back to doing it again.

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Those can both be safety hazards and should be fixed as soon as possible. Not only will a broken filler tube let gas out but it can let other stuff in, possibly causing other issues. And spilling gas/fumes is a fire hazard. The throttle cable sticking could cause an accident. I've changed one for the same problem on an older Honda Accord. It was a little aggravating but not too difficult for anyone mechanically inclined. The gas filler tube may be a little more involved depending on how it's fitted in the car.

Posted on Apr 11, 2017

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its your idle air control motor.

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you have a boostleak, i build gsx's my roommate owns 4g63 power, give me your email er cell and i will send you a boost leak detector you hook up to the turbo inlet and shoot pressurized air into it and if you have a boostleak it will leak out of the engine somewhere that is your leak you replace the seal or hose and blauw the car is fixed, hook me up with blue feedback since im going this far out of my way. the reason you cant get past 2500rpm is because unmeetered air is being let in post maf sensor and the ecu is trying to richen up the engine which is causing the black smoke and probably a strong smell of fuel. my current dsm is the 9th one ive owned =) they break alot lol easy fix though.

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SOURCE: How to install a neck fuel filler for a mitsubshi

you should be able to pull the back seat up and see 2 litte hacks in the floor it should be the one on the passgern side undo it and lift up be carful of gas

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Hi, you're going to want to purge the system from the fuel rail. This is most easily done by removing the fuel return line from the tank or from the fuel pressure regulator and adding a hose there to guide the fuel into a container. Then you can run the fuel pump and the fuel will pass thru the system all the way around the fuel rail and out the return port of the regulator. If the pump does not stay on, you can either cycle the key or jump the relay (connect terminals 1 and 3 of the relay socket) to keep it running. Once you have done this, the only diesel fuel remaining is the syste, is a thimbleful at each injector manifold port. This will pass thru after cranking the engine for a few minutes. You might want to hold the throttle wide open while cranking. Please let me know if you have any questions, and thanks for using FixYa.

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2)Jack up the left rear tire off of the ground.
3)Put blocks up under the frame.
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you should be able to pull the back seat up and see 2 litte hacks in the floor it should be the one on the passgern side undo it and lift up be carful of gas

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