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1989 Colt with Check Engine Light on

I have a similar problem and when the car, Mitsubishi Colt 1989, is not used for a while it is rough to start and stalls frequently. Then when the engine finally picks up the 'check engine' light emits. This remains on during the entire trip.
I did find an article regarding the ecu having a problem with certain electronic components. Further details on http://www.90gsx.com/eclipse/cap/caps.htm. I will check this out and keep you informed.

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SOURCE: 97 mitsubishi eclipse transmission problems automatic 2.0

I have a 95 Eclipse and I recently had to change out my TCU........ Transmission Control Unit, This should be located directly beneath the center console. First I would have the transmission services if problem persist then proceed to changing out the TCU you can get off of ebay. As far as i know there should be 3 Computers in our cars. 1 the Electronic Control Unit located behind radio 2 Transmission Control Unit located under center console and 3 Airbag Control Unit located under hood, Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: HEADLAGHT PROBLEM COLT 1989

replace the switch

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON

have a 2003 dakota v6 and was informed by a friend that works at a dealer of issue concernig this . reciently my check engine light came on and was told when codes where checked to look under drivers side of truck along frame to the charcoal box . the center hose that goes into the box has a tendancy to crack at the end going into the box cut about an inch off of the hose if able to do so heat the hose up with a head gun or other means reconect the hose and disconnect the battery for about 10 min for computer to reset and wait if after a week light dosent come on your fixed if it dose your screwed

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SOURCE: 1990 Buick Century 3.3L Check Engine Light comes on, stalls.

Need to check for fault codes. Possibly a faulty sensor causing the fuel system to run rich or lean.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: The "tighten fuel cap" message

It's the gas cap sensor. Or you are getting a vaccuum leak somewhere.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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