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Having exact same problem. Dashboard lights for fan speed & Temp. setting flickering & power windows slow when closing. Happened same time.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jun 11, 2019


Chsnge the alternator, anything that blows a 100 amp fuse is a definate direct short to ground. Check for a loose or broken connection

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


Couple of question: How many miles on the Montero? Have you ever changed the fuel filter? saailer@att.net

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1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 13, 2018


Check your fuses. When you hit the wires you created a short and most likely blew a fuse.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Oct 05, 2017


You must have a very loose electrical connection somewhere which is breaking contact every time you hit a decent bump. Have the main electrical cables to the battery checked carefully for condition, make sure the cable connections to the battery terminals are very clean and tight and check all power connections and wiring at the alternator. Then recheck if you are still getting an electrical power loss when you hit a bump.

If you are losing headlights and tail lights etc and getting the alternator warning you should be experiencing a loss of electrical power to the engine(coils, spark plugs and fuel injectors) and engine computer also.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Apr 01, 2016


the transmission shouldn't cause overheating problem

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Nov 21, 2015


LOOK ON LOWER SIDE OF CYLINDER BLOCK.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 16, 2015


Your hearing the alternator through the radio which means the radio is not insulated very well. I would first reassure your vehicle has a radio antenna and that it is plugged into the back of the radio itself, It is a larger size round plug in on the back of the radio. Perhaps your radio antenna was broken off in a car wash. These places are notorious for ripping off car antennas very frequently.

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


reset the ecm program to ensure that the alternator regulation is not ECM controlled
Have an accredited auto electrician do a bench test of the alternator

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on May 18, 2015


Often disconnecting the main battery for say 5 mins should do the trick without needing to find the fuse.

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


The service manual may help. You can get access to it free at your local library, but you have to go to the local branch to access it.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Mar 11, 2015


Who did the work? If you double, triplecheck your work. Sounds like some bad connections battery, alternator. Maybe even Alternator belt alingnment.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Mar 04, 2015


You could see if RockAuto.com has your part:
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1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Feb 12, 2015


take a count of what you have running and how much power each item draws. It it is more that the output from the alternator then you will need a bigger alternator. An accredited auto electrician should have a cable clamp amp meter that will give you an idea of the total current draw. Check the condition and tension of the drive belt as if it is hard or loose then the alternator will not work at full capacity

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Nov 19, 2014


Sure sounds like a bad connection. I would verify with a volt meter that the cable is bad then replace it if it is.

1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Oct 06, 2014


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1997 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 04, 2014

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