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I was driving my 2001 mitsubishi galant and the timing belt broke when i was driving it and the book for my car said that when the timing belt broke that you have to replace the piston and the valves.
Sadly this is an interference engine, meaning that when the timing belt breaks, the piston tops most likely will have hit a few valves and bent or broken them.
I'd recommend not turning over the engine any more, and taking the cylinder head off. You will then be able to assess the damage by looking at its underside for bent or broken valves. The big hope is that no pistons are holed, in which case you just need an exchange or repaired cylinder head assembly, timing belt and head gasket etc.
If any pistons are holed or cracked, they will need replacing, and when you do that you need new rings, and possibly honing of the bores.It may also lead to replacement of the big end bearings. In some cars this can be done without removing the engine, I do not have experience with your model.
For this age car you have an economic decision to make before going ahead. All the best.
on Dec 20, 2016
Where is located barometric pressure sensor in gdi 4g93 mitsubishi
Tell me what code you are getting .
A barometric pressure sensor dose not work on its own .
You have the mass air flow sensor this is the first air sensor coming into the vehicle then you have an air temp sensor then what is called ECT engine coolant temp sensor .
The problem to me sounds like the MAP sensor manifold absolute pressure .You loss this the vehicle is not going to run to good.
If it wore the mass air flow it would cost the most the map is far less in price still not cheap the barometric sensor it likely a symptom of the real problem .
Check the gas flow in side the engine like EGR and EVAP systems to a vacuum thing .
on Jun 03, 2016
How to change the headlight bulb on a 2001 mitsubishi galant?
On either side of the headlight wiring assembly, in the engine compartment, you will find 2 small tabs. They are located to the sides and towards the bulb of the plastic assembly. Press these 2 tabs in while pulling the wire assembly out. Remove the rubber gasket and unhook the wire spring holding the bulb in place. The bulb come right out. The bulbs are halogen so do not handle the new bulb by the glass.
on Apr 19, 2016
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