Question about 1993 Mitsubishi Mirage
Thanks for responding so soon. 3 days ago my son drove to the store, started the car to come back, drove a short distance then the car just died out - towed it home. Isn't any spark coming from the cables going to the distributor, rotor does turn, also, fuel wasn't getting to the spark plugs - dry as a bone, put new ones in - nothing. Cleaned engine mount Strap & Bolt for a Good Ground & tightened it good. Wonder if it's the computer? Hard to believe all 4 spark plug cables went bad. All fuses & fusible links checked out good but, Chilton's Manual indicates another fuse dedicated to the Computer or PCM but, doesn't show where it's at? There isn't a Diagnostic Scanner to be bought to test it, what do you think??? Thanks!
If there are no sparks at the spark plugs, and distributor, ignition coil and power transistor check out ok, then you almost certainly have a bad crankshaft position sensor (CPS). The classic symptoms of a bad crankshaft position sensor are;
*Engine backfires or misfires when revved
*Abnormal shaking during engine idle
*Engine cranks, but won't start
If car is able to start, it often dies while being driven, or is hard to start up again after being turned off or after being parked for a while.
For the engine to start, the crankshaft position sensor (CPS) must first send a signal to the ECU (Electronic Control Module) telling it that the No. 1 piston is at Top Dead Center - this signal is sent when the engine is cranked. The ECU then sends this signal to the Power Transistor, which amplifies it, and sends it on to the ignition coil; from there, the ignition coil steps up the voltage before sending it to the distributor, then finally, to the spark plugs - whithout the original signal from the CPS to the ECU, there will be no sparks at the spark plugs and no synchronized functioning of the fuel injection jets, i.e, the engine will crank, but will not start.
Posted on Aug 11, 2011
Check the fusible links in the engine bay, - there're bigger than the normal fuses under the dashboard, and look like little square boxes with see thru plastic in the middle to allow you to see the metal fuse link. I had the same thing happen to me - very fustrating!
Posted on Sep 23, 2008
Hi there are few things that you have not check that can cause this problem,cap and rotor , pick up coil regular coil ,fuse (start with the less expensives) good luck
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
Start by looking in owners manual under (fuses) locate fuse block and look for blown fuses.There are also relay fuses under hood
Posted on Jun 11, 2011
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