1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

turn on the emergency flashers follow the clicking noise and that is where you will find it is the same relay for the right and left

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 07, 2019 | 324 views

mit eclipse runs for five ten min then shuts off i have to wait a while befour starts back up why?

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Aug 24, 2018 | 46 views

Three possibilities:
1. Most likely: In the engine bay, on the end of the cables on the gearbox, are approx 2cm rubber bushes. These fall apart with age and road dirt. Replace as necessary.
2. Again on the gearbox, the cables fit through a bracket, which can work loose. The cables can also rust where they exit the cable sheath. This usually requires cable replacement.
3. Inside on the transmission tunnel, there are more small bushes that wear out. Replace (often have to be made specially now) as needed.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Feb 02, 2018 | 65 views

Do you have a warning light on? If so get the trouble codes read.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Oct 27, 2017 | 157 views

Carbon build up, burned valves and seats, piston ring wear, a general mechanic can tell you if the engine is having compression issues but you should have a cylinder leak test done to see where the problem is exactly.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Oct 20, 2017 | 46 views

A squeal is almost ALWAYs a bad tensioner, worn idler, or a worn belt. Read this post to determine which

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1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Sep 13, 2017 | 217 views

Is your battery any good? A bad battery will not charge or charge properly and be at the root cause of your issue.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 28, 2017 | 47 views

Go get a NOID tester from your local auto parts store and plug it into every injector to see and make sure that each injector is receiving the proper pulse that its supposed to. The only other thing I would check would be fuel pressure. That will give some similar problems

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1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Apr 18, 2017 | 138 views

Depending on vehicles. Could be headlight switch. Or all bulbs burned out. And relay is either located undef hood in fuse panel, under dash on driver side anove pedals or on the side of dash on drivers pr passenger side. There woild be a removeable panel

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Sep 13, 2015 | 139 views

Thy have two locations that I know of for eclipses I can't remember which one is which but one is right rear side by the wheel under the car the other is under the hood you can't miss it the fuel lines run to it from the rail. Sorry for the vague answer earlier.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Aug 15, 2015 | 58 views

If it is dual filament bulb then your parking light may work and brake/turn signals will not. Does your right signal flash ?

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jun 18, 2015 | 70 views

Try Ebay, or google the request. You should find several manuals available that way. Libraries often stock those types of items also.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jun 12, 2015 | 76 views

There is a universal coolant out there now that works on all vehicles. If you are concerned about using a generic then you can find all the info you need in your users manual.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jun 03, 2015 | 95 views

Nothing. Once you put the Turbo on you will detonate the engine.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on May 19, 2015 | 142 views

You should be able to grab it firmly from the bottom-front-center of the seat, slightly yanking both forward and up, it should pop right off.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on May 17, 2015 | 106 views

I would have that starter tested. It could be intermittently engaging and disengaging. This can happen to the starter drive. I`m not sure why it cuts out after you jump start it,since the alternator takes over after cranking the engine. Unless the starter drive is sticking. My other thoughts are on a fuel pump problem.Or fuel problem period such as an obstruction of gas getting to the engine. Fuel filter maybe or fuel pump relay!

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Apr 29, 2015 | 160 views

The ignition coil. Isn't the coil for 1 and 4 the same coil in the coil pack? One way to check is to swap that coil with another in the coil pack, and see if the misfire follows the suspect coil.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Mar 10, 2015 | 80 views

I suspect that the ECU is having problems, specifically leaking electrolytic capacitors on the circuit board. These caps can cause a short circuit to ground (which may cause the radio issue) and then leak electrolyte all over the board. The ECU cannot control the engine properly when this happens. Pull the ECU out, open the can and look at the board. Caps may be bulging or leaking, may be a fishy smell. There's a company in Florida (?) that does Mitsu (and other Japanese) ECU rebuilds for about $200 with a guarantee. Google search them.

Check all the ground points from the engine, harness to the firewall (loosen and tighten the bolts/nuts).

May also be the MPI relay that controls power to the ECU and the fuel pump. It's a big can near the ECU.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Mar 02, 2015 | 102 views

solenoid body above filter may have a stuck valve.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 24, 2015 | 268 views

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