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Why don't the cooling fans turn off on your 2000 Mitsubishi eclipse?

The most common fault are that the fuse has blown or the thermostat is faulty.

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Why does my car turn off when I stop accelerating?

Common reasons for this to happen: Let's have a look at some of the more common causes that would make your car stall or stumble when you attempt to accelerate.Faulty ignition components: The ignition coil pulls power from the battery and delivers it to the spark plugs, which ignites the fuel and...

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What could cause a '95 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0 to shake and turn off after driving?

TRy changing the fuel filter .

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Why does my car turn off at red lights?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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Why does my car light not turn off?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does your car feel like it wants to turn off while at a stop light?

most likely engine problems but maybe it doesnt move for a while so it wants to turn off

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Why wont my lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does my car turn off when I come to a stop?

Dirty or Malfunctioning Mass Air Flow Sensor If your car shuts off while idling, then there might be something wrong with the sensors installed in the vehicle.This means that the sensor ends up sending incorrect information and readings to the car's engine.Such activity results in the vehicle sh...

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Why does your Mitsubishi eclipse pop out of 3rd gear?

Well, my car does the same thing in 4th....I looked at the shift cable bushing where it attaches to the tranny and there was a lot of extra play there... possibly enough play to not fully engage the gear...they make aftermarket replacement bushings which would be the easiest solution or replace t...

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Why won't my back brake lights turn off?

The most likely cause for the brake lights staying on is the brake light switch sticking closed.You can disconnect the plug from the brake light switch at the brake light pedal to see if the lights turn off.If they do, you will need a replacement brake light switch.

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Why did my check engine light turn off?

Reason #1 – A Loose or Faulty Gas Cap – Yes, surprisingly this can cause the Check Engine or Service Engine Soon light to come on.Start by taking the gas cap off and putting it back on.You'll then need to drive the vehicle a few times to get the Onboard Diagnostic (OBD) system to reset and turn t...

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Why won't my Audi esp light turn off?

A bad brake sensor can cause the ESP light to stay on in an Audi. Other reasons the light stays on include a problem with the batter, loose clamp causing a leak in the intake, and worn brake pads.

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Why won't the lights turn off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does my car keep turning off?

Another reason that makes your car shuts off while driving is issues with the fuel pump.If there is something clogging in the pump or filter, it will make your car turns off while driving on the roads suddenly.So, it is always mandatory to check and clean the fuel pump, filter before driving a lo...

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Why does my thermostat not turn off?

Step 1: Check the Thermostat If an air conditioner does not automatically switch off, it may be because the temperature has been set too low.This action tells the air conditioner system to switch off.If the unit does not immediately turn off, then it is likely that the thermostat is not the prob...

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Why does my car suddenly turn off?

Your car shuts off while driving suddenly may cause from the ignition switch.When the ignition switch is frazzled, this will lead to a loss or power to your engine due to vibration such as hitting a round patch of street.

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Why does my car shake when I reach 70 mph I have a Mitsubishi Eclipse 1999 4cyl?

If your 1999 4 cyl Mitsubishi Eclipse shakes when you reach 70 mph, you may need to replace your tires.Edit: I recently replaced my four tires so I don't think it would be the tires though.

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Why does a car shut off on a hill while stopping at a stop light?

I'm sure there are many reasons that are possible, off the top of my head, 1) Low on fuel, the tilt of the tank does not allow fuel to get to the engine. 2) If the car has a carburetor, the float and float needle might stick when the car is not on a flat surface. 3) Electrical short in ignition w...

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How many quarts of oil does a 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4 liter 4 cylinder use?

It should use very little engine oil if any but, the engine oil capacity is 4.52 US Qts with filter change.

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Does your 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS have a governor?

no, this car doesn't have a governor, I have personally driven over 130mph in it stock.

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Where is the turn signal flasher unit on a 1997 Mitsubishi eclipse spyder?

Behind A/C and heater control panel, in center console.

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Why do cars turn off when stopped?

In automobiles, a start-stop system or stop-start system automatically shuts down and restarts the internal combustion engine to reduce the amount of time the engine spends idling, thereby reducing fuel consumption and emissions.The engine restarts when the clutch is pressed prior to selecting a ...

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Why does my car shut off at a red light?

If your car stalls out at red lights, it means that your engine suddenly can't control the idle.When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.

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How do you reset the check engine light on a 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse?

You can disconnect the battery although this is not recommended. You can also use a code reader to read and reset the codes. If you fix the issue, it should reset by itself.

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Why car shakes struggles and turns off on stop lights help neutral ok though?

Sounds like a possible bad fuel filter. When a fuel filter is dirty or clogged fuel can only get through it when it is forced through, something like driving down the highway. When you are at a stoplight the fuel pump is only pump a minimum amount of gas to keep the car running. If the filter is ...

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Why does my ktm 525 stop running with choke off?

The carburetor needs to be removed, disassembled, cleaned, reassembled and replaced. If any gaskets tear in the process you will need a rebuild kit.

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Why my abs light in my 2003 mercury mountaineer doesn't turn off?

your abs lite wont turn because its a warning lite.it comes on when something is not working the way it should.its a reminder for you to take it in to be repaired

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Why does my BMW cut off when I stop?

The main purpose of auto Start/Stop is to save fuel.Every time you stop at a red light or are stopped in traffic the engine turns off.As soon as you take your foot off the brake the engine starts again automatically.It takes about 1 second for the BMW engine to restart.

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Why does my car smoke after turning off?

This is being caused by some fluid on the engine. You could have an oil leak somewhere and that is what is causing it to smoke only when the car gets turned off.

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Why does my Car turn off after going over bumps?

You may have a lose carbi and it would be sucking too much air and the mixture would be wrong.

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Why does my engine run after I turn it off?

When your engine keeps running after shutting it off, you'll hear it firing or coughing.This condition is also known as after-running or dieseling because combustion of the air-fuel mixture happens without the presence of the spark, just like in a diesel engine.

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Why does my car start and then turn off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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Why does my car radio not turn off?

Some car radios are on a timer, so they are designed to not shut off immediately.If the radio turns off after a few minutes, that's normal for your vehicle.If it still hasn't turned off, check if the dome lights turn off when the doors are shut.If the dome lights don't turn off, you might have a ...

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Why does my Car radio turn off and on?

The wires are proboly came loose or something.

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Why does my car stereo suddenly turn off?

Fault in the wiring, loose harness pins, or bad head unit is what I'd be looking for.

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Why does my car start then turn off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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Why does my furnace blower turn on and off constantly?

The system uses a “temperature probe” to detect temperature changes inside the heat exchanger (see image below) and turns your blower on and off in response.So if your furnace blower is turning on and off when the furnace isn't in a heat cycle, it usually means the fan limit switch is defective.

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Why does my subwoofer pop when I turn it off?

The other pop is caused by the actual switch turning off.There is energy stored in the woofer (inductor) or in the capacitors of the amplifier, which causes a back-EMF when the circuit is cut, much like when you turn off a fluorescent light; sometimes you see a spark at the switch.

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Why does my car turn off while it is running?

Because there's something wrong with it. For a more detailed answer, take it to a mechanic.

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Why does my AC Fan keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my AC keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my furnace turn on and off repeatedly?

Why a Clogged Furnace Air Filter Can Cause Your Furnace to Turn On and Off Repeatedly.If you remember from our orientation up above, the most common cause for your furnace to keep turning on and off is the High-Limit Switch, which turns the unit off if the temperature inside gets too high (as a s...

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Why does my car sputter after I turn it off?

Usually it's a sign of one or more of the following: (1) excessive gasoline remains inside the combustion chamber even after shutoff, causing "auto-ignition" (similar to dieseling due to compression ignition) even after you turn off your engine.(3) air filter is a bit clogged, causing the carb to...

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Reset the stop light switch on a Mitsubishi montero sport?

Look at the upper end of the brake pedal under dash area

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Why does my car die at stop light?

When your engine loses the ability to control the idle, this could be due to several factors, including the following: A malfunctioning or dirty mass air flow sensor.In such a case, cleaning or replacing the mass air flow sensor can fix the problem.A clogged or malfunctioning idle air control valve.

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Why does my AC compressor turn on and off?

Short cycling, when the compressor constantly shuts on and off, is one of the most common air conditioning problems.Several conditions cause short cycling, including a faulty or obstructed thermostat, leaking refrigerant, icy coils or an HVAC system that is too big for the building in which it is...

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Why does my heat keep turning on and off?

#1: A dirty air filter The first (and most common) cause of short cycling furnace is a dirty air filter.A dirty filter restricts air from reaching your furnace's heat exchanger, which causes your furnace to overheat and then shut down.Eventually it will turn back on and the process will repeat i...

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Why does my car sputter when I turn it off?

Usually it's a sign of one or more of the following: (1) excessive gasoline remains inside the combustion chamber even after shutoff, causing "auto-ignition" (similar to dieseling due to compression ignition) even after you turn off your engine.(3) air filter is a bit clogged, causing the carb to...

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Why does my car radio keep turning off and on?

When a car stereo cuts out and then turns back on: The problem is usually in the wiring.If the display shuts off at the same time the music cuts out, then the unit is probably losing power.Tracking down the fault can be difficult when the radio is functioning, since it actually has power at that ...

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Why does my HVAC turn on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my oil light come on when I stop?

Since the light comes on at low engine speeds and then shuts off, the oil pump is probably fine; if the pump were dying, you'd see low pressure at high engine speeds as well.The most likely culprit is the sensor that operates the light.If it does, you might be due for a new oil pump after all.

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Why does my car sputter at stop lights?

A faulty mass airflow sensor or oxygen sensor could be incorrectly calculating the air/fuel mixture.Dirty or clogged fuel injectors causing fuel puddling instead of atomization can cause a stumble at idle.Low fuel volume could also be an issue or a faulty engine computer if the issue happens even...

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What does GS stand for in Mitsubishi Eclipse?

The GS platform (also known as "Project Global" by Mitsubishi) is a compact car platform co-developed and shared by Mitsubishi Motors and DaimlerChrysler.

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Why does my airbag light keep coming on and off?

Every time you turn on the car, the computer in the vehicle checks the system.The light comes on for a few seconds and then goes off to show that it's working.If it remains on, then there's a problem with the system, and the airbag may not deploy in an accident.You'll need to reset the airbag lig...

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Why is my car dying at idle. turning corners. at stop lights and signs?

Sounds like you need a new pcv valve. However issues with fuel injection/carburation, ignition, and fuel quality would cause similar problems. I assume the alternator is working, ie. the car has electrical power?

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Why does my oil light keep coming on and off?

Low pressure means there either isn't enough oil in the system or the oil pump isn't circulating enough oil to keep the critical bearing and friction surfaces lubricated.If the light comes on while at speed, do your best to pull off the road quickly, turn the engine off, and investigate the probl...

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Why have the dome lights on a 2000 Montana stopped coming on when the ignition is turned off?

Because the bulb is burned out.

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Can you put a Mitsubishi eclipse 02 v6 engine in a 99 eclipse?

Not without serious mods. For example coumputer, motor mounts, and wiring harness.

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Why can't I turn my headlights off?

In that case, you can try setting the parking brake to see if that shuts the headlights off, as setting the parking brake typically disables daytime running lights.If a bad headlight relay is a reason that your headlights won't turn off, then the fix there is also to just replace the relay.

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Where is the fuel filter located on a 2001 Mitsubishi eclipse rs?

The fuel filter is located inside the fuel tank. It is considered non serviceable under normal conditions.

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Why won't my headlights turn off?

In that case, you can try setting the parking brake to see if that shuts the headlights off, as setting the parking brake typically disables daytime running lights.If a bad headlight relay is a reason that your headlights won't turn off, then the fix there is also to just replace the relay.

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Why wont my wipers turn off?

First remove the wiper fuse from the fuse box or remove the battery cables.Then replace the wiper selection switch.The switch is stuck in the on position and will not release.If you need further assistance with your wipers staying on, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, ...

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Why did my car suddenly turn off?

Alternator Problems If your car suddenly stops running, it is possible that the alternator has gone bad.A faulty alternator will cut power supply to vital car components and you will notice the lights turning off in the dash or the engine abruptly losing power.

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Why will my heater not turn off?

Other mechanical issues can also cause the heater to remain turned on.A defective check valve.For radiators and other heating systems that rely on hot water, a bad check valve can cause the heater to stay on.Without a working check valve, water circulates on its own to keep the heating system tur...

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Why turning my ignition on and wont turn off?

Turning my ignition on and wont turn off because it is faulty.

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How do I turn my airbag light off?

How to Reset an Airbag Light Put the key into the ignition and turn the switch to the "on" position.Watch for the airbag light to turn on. It will stay illuminated for seven seconds and then shut itself off. After it shuts off, immediately turn the switch off and wait three seconds.Repeat Ste...

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Why does THE head lights turn off while driving at night in A marauder 2003?

You may find the headlight switch and or the electrical plug to the switch has melted from high resistance (dirty/poor connections), so inspect the headlight switch and wiring.

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Why do my car lights turn on and off by themselves?

Hello, thank you for writing in.The vehicle may be having issues with the headlight circuitry.This may mean that the sensor, photocell, body control module, replacement headlight, or a fuse/relay has failed.Something is allowing power to be sent to the headlights when the vehicle should be off.

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Why are my headlights not turning off?

In that case, you can try setting the parking brake to see if that shuts the headlights off, as setting the parking brake typically disables daytime running lights.If a bad headlight relay is a reason that your headlights won't turn off, then the fix there is also to just replace the relay.

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Why your car turn off when you stop the car?

some times a car turns it self off for a safety reasons if your on a hill and needing to close the fuel supply and sometimes its so fuel economy is increased...Your car may shut off when you come to a stop for many different reason , none of which are stated above.The idle control could be bad, t...

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Minimum brake rotor thickness for a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS?

The brake rotor thickness for your 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse, is 0.75. The rotor should not be used if the thickness is less than this.

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Why won't my anti lock brake light in 1997 Honda accord XL v6 turn off?

Sometimes the wheel speed sensors go bad and causes this to come on. You need to replace the speed sensor or sensors. [email protected]

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How do I turn my service engine light off?

Instructions on how to turn off the check engine light, using either a scan tool or by disconnecting the battery. If not using a scan tool, locate your vehicle's battery. Ensure ignition switch is OFF. Cycle ignition switch to ON position and wait 1 minute, then start your vehicle.

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How do I turn my security light off?

What to do: Shut the lights off at the breaker and wait a full 30 seconds before turning the power back on.After this, the security light should come on for a short while then turn off again and go back to normal settings.

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Why do my belt stop turning when i turn my wheels on my 2000 Toyota Celica?

If memory serves me right, the belt tension is adjustable as opposed to having an automatic belt tensioner. Try adjusting the belt tension and/or also replacing the belt.

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My speedometer does not work when I turn on my air conditioner or if you turn off my heat why?

It seems as if there is a problem with the wiring between your speedometer and AC/heat unit. A licensed repairman can determine and fix the cause of this problem.

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How do I turn my parking lights off?

The parking lights are controlled by the light switch, which is on the turn signal lever, which protrudes from the left side of the steering column.To turn on the parking lights, rotate the light switch into the parking light position.To turn off the parking lights, rotate the light switch back t...

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Check engine light is on 1995 Mitsubishi eclipse what should you check?

Might Be Yr running out of oil, or water levels are low.

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Why are my light bulbs turning black?

Light bulbs that are starting to turn brown or black are starting to burn out and need to be replaced.This is a normal process for CFL bulbs.If you notice that your bulbs are dying out quickly, they might be improperly connected to your lighting fixture or you may be using the wrong wattage.

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What engine can i swap with my 98 Mitsubishi eclipse gs fwd?

You can try the EDZ 2.4l

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Why would the blue temperature light in a '99 VW Beetle start flashing but stop after turning the car off for a minute and turning it back on?

Could be that the coolant level is a bit low and the flashing light is telling you this. The level will drop when the fluid is running thru the motor. When you turn the car off the level rises back to nominal level. Dan

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Why does my car shut off when I come to a stop?

Dirty or Malfunctioning Mass Air Flow Sensor If your car shuts off while idling, then there might be something wrong with the sensors installed in the vehicle.This means that the sensor ends up sending incorrect information and readings to the car's engine.Such activity results in the vehicle sh...

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Why won't my brake light cut off?

Most likely your brake light switch is either not adjusted properly or malfunctioning. It is located under the dash and the brake pedal will press it when it is applied. They are not hard to adjust or replace.

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Why won't my door light go off?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Where is the starter located on a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse?

The starter is located between the engine and the radiator on the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The starter is responsible for starting the car.

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What is the weight of a 97 Mitsubishi eclipse?

i have a 97 gst and on the inner door frame the gross weight is aprox 3100 lbs

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Why do the head lightrunning light not turn off?

you needa get a new flasher go to an auto zone to get that itll run about 5 bucks If you own a GM product and depending on the year, there is an O on the headlight switch. Turn the switch to that position and hold it about 2 secs the lights will go out.

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Why do I have to turn ac off while stopped at traffic-lights because engine wants to push car forward?

The best I can do is to guess, so bear with me.When your AC is on, it places quite a burden on the engine.You can probably hear the RPM's drop when you turn theAC on. In a car with a big V8 engine, this is no big deal. Theamount of power "stolen" by the AC compressor, comparedwith the total power...

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Why the overdrive light turn on and off constantly?

Your overdrive light could be faulty. You should check your fused and replace the one associated with the overdraft button.

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Why should you turn off lights in rooms?

yes if you leave it on your bill will go up by the second

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Why doesnt my turn Signals blink on my back light?

The light bulb is probably burned out. Take it to a shop to have it replaced if you don't know someone to do it for you. Do it before you get pulled over by a police officer; you'll get a warning, a time limit to have it repaired and if you fail to get it fixed, you'll get a fine. So don't leave it.

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Why does my 2001 ford expidition just dies out while at a stop light?

Assuming the check engine light has illuminated, have the codes read by your local auto parts store. The code may give you a clue as to what's going on. Most auto parts store will provide this service free.

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Why does my turn signal hazard lights don't work on my 1995 explorer?

it could be a bad relay

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Why do fog lights turn off with high beams?

Also - Fog lights are aimed low, to undercut the fog/reduce glare.you are not supposed to use high beams in the fogbecause of the glare.So - they make it so the fogs have to be wired to the low beams, or the parking lightsas, if it IS foggyyou can't have the high's on anyway.

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When I drive and I stop any stop light why does my car make a loud noise like whistling?

This could be due to a number of reasons. Your best course of action is to get it examined by a mechanic.As always, consult a mechanic.

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Why won't my lights go off in my car?

The likely cause of a dome light not turning off is either the dashboard light control knob being activated accidentally or a broken door switch.You can remove the wire from the door switch, if you are able to access the backside of the switch.The wire pulls off of the switch easily.

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Why does a car turn off after a backfire?

it doesn't or it shouldent'

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Why does the parking light stay on when you turn the car off?

because the lights are not controlled by the ignition switch; they are controlled by a separate light switch.

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What cause my 1990 chevy pick up cut off when at a stop light?

You need to check your ignition system. Start with your spark plugs ,wires,distributor and rotor button,located under the distributor cap, also check your coil to make sure it is firing blue and not red.

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Why does your car turn off when you turn corner?

It shouldn't unless you're turning too sharply. You might be low on gas. There might be something mechanically wrong with your car.

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