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Check your alternator or your battery. Something is draining electricity in your system. this can be a number of things like a bad battery, not working alternator to generate electricity, and/or faulty wiring.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Feb 01, 2015


With quite some (intentional) difficulty and a long screwdriver, you can access the latch mechanism from underneath and behind the front bumper. Underskirt covers and other stuff will have to be removed.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


It's in the tank, but you can get to it from the back seat. Brief instructions below--let me know if you want more details.

  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the rear seat cushion, by pulling the seat stopper outward and lifting the lower cushion upward.
  4. Remove the access cover.
  5. Disconnect the fuel pump wiring.
  6. Disconnect the return hose and the high pressure fuel hose.
  7. Remove the pump mounting nuts and remove the pump assembly.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 13, 2015


There is a drain hose that is under the evaporater side usually lower side of firewall. The hose is clogged and needs cleaned out.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 03, 2015


Try to remember and visualize the cable routing. Since the cable is no longer connected to the pull handle and broken off inside the engine compartment make up a hook from a coat hanger or old brake line and try snagging the cable to pull it down under the car to get access to pull the release. Other option may be to get at it from one of the wheel wells, if its close to one of them. Many times the wheel wells have access plugs for lights etc you may be able to snag it through there.

The service manual may show the routing. Your local library has online access to most service manuals that you would have to pay for. Many time you can get access to them through their website if you have a library card. If not, go the library and get full free access to all the major car service manuals for free!

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jan 01, 2015


Idle is controlled by idle air motor and they can get dirt clogged and be cleaned. Of course, all tune up items can also cause this, as well as bad O2 sensor, TPS, EGR, and others.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Dec 18, 2014


Clean the throttle body(inside as best you can) clean the idle air control motor, and change the air filter if dirty..

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Dec 16, 2014


Most likely a failed crankshaft/camshaft position sensor. This will not set a code if the engine is not starting. One way to check it out is with a spark tester - an inexpensive tool. Have an assistant try to start the car warm while it is installed and check for a pulsing light. If none, there is no spark. Some helpful links - http://youtu.be/AMep7Rnjspk and http://easyautodiagnostics.com/mitsubishi/2.4L/ignition-coil-and-crank-sensor-tests-1

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Oct 30, 2014


It's a valve that is on a pipe from the exhaust to the inlet side, egr means exhaust gas recirculation and it to aid in cold starts and also emissions, it's usually at the rear of the engine to one side, hope this helps, it will possibly have a switch or plug coming from it

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Aug 30, 2014


OK I suggest that you use a scanner to reset the light in case it was just a blip in the system but if it comes back on then there is a problem that needs to be fixed . Remember that the light also indicates for a transmission fault

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 31, 2014


Well the check engine light should be on and there should be a trouble code stored in the computer for the cylinder not producing power. Once you know that you can check for spark and fuel.

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jul 26, 2014


Make sure the switch is in good condition on passenger side if its good then remove skrews of the door n remove the two caps from handle that has 2 skrews holdin it n remove door panel. Then remove skrews that are holding motor n make sure window is secured so it won't fall wen removing it. Then check by splicing wires n touchin neg wit neg n pos wit pos direct to battery to see if it works if it doesn't then its a electrical problem. Hope this helped

2001 Mitsubishi... | Answered on Jun 18, 2014

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