Question about 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer
Check engine comes when engine starts to overheat in slow traffic. Radiator, fans and water pump are ok. Just changed engine gaskets to solve oil leak. car is not as lively to drive as before gasket was changed.
Did you check/replace the thermostat? Another possible cause may be hair line cracks in the head(s).
Posted on May 10, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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This sounds like the timing belt is shot. Remove the distributor cap, have your helper crank the engine. Is the rotor turning?? If not, then it is the timing belt. Some engines are rather forgiving when the belt breaks, some will get bent valves. Frankster016
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
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Was the thermostat put in backwards? I know this is a silly question, but I've seen it happen. The water pump will fight it if it is. Another thing are the coolant passages, are they flushed out? Also, if that fan clutch is the original one, I would go ahead and replace that as insurance against the water pump breaking.
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
it the oil pressure sending unit is bad it will not harm the engine, chances are the problem is the oil press sending unit, replace it.
Posted on Apr 18, 2009
Check the fan itself for free turning--if it grinds or is hard to turn, replace the fan motor. The engine heat sensor reports temperature to the computer which turns on the relay and it turns on the fan motor. If you have A/C, turn it on--that should force the fan on all the time the car is running. If that works, then replace the sensor. If you don't have A/C, take a chance on the sensor--it's not too expensive. Wrap the threads with several turns of teflon tape when installing and don't over-tighten.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
Just check your air flow meter connections do a "wiggle" test on it (Means move the wires to it while its running) put a bit of revs on while you do it or you will not notice the differance when you find the unrelyable connection! you see the more air rushes through the air meter the more fuel it tells the ECU to supply to the engine! so every it comes out off circit the ECU thinks the engine is idleingso it just supplys that amout of fuel thats why it dies under load!
an injection system will idle with the air meter disconnected..it just wont rev up because the ECU is unaware to supply more fuel understand?
Good Man Good Luck, HOPE THAT HELPS YOU!
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
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