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Imported my car from NZ to Sydney(AU) and doesn’t start after a short journey on hot days unless I wait for half an hour or so to let it cool down?

I’ve imported my Mitsubishi eclipse cross 2018 from New Zealand in January 2023 when I moved to Sydney Australia. It took 3 months to get it due to some delays on import permits. Now problem is, on ...
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Eclipse 2002 4 cylinders won't start

I was unable to start the car, I tested the battery and replaced the starter with a new one and the car is still not starting, I'm including the link to the video of how it sounds:
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I put transmission fluid in my engine; what to do about it?

I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT with the V6 engine. The last oil change was 1 week ago. My red oil light came on, and I read the dip stick and thought I was a quart low on oil. Really it ...
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Why is my car jumping while I drive?

So for a while now, my car has been jumping back and forth like its stalling when I take off and barely stays alive when I'm at a stop. I got the purge valve checked up and it ran fine for awhile ...
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What are possible sources of a squeek/mew when letting off the brake pedal?

My 2007 Eclipse has an irritating issue. When I let off the break pedal I hear it meow at me. It's been like this for years, but it irks me. I've heard various theories about air being trapped in ...
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Low RPM U-Turn in 4th Gear - Why doesn't it stall?

I have a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse. It has a manual transmission. When I first taught my girlfriend how to drive it, after about a week of only driving in a church parking lot, she took it to the ...
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97 Eclipse GST Turbo

I switched my Turbo from the T25 Garrett to a 16g TDO5. I have been having to get my car beyond 3500 RPM before boost actually begins. Is this a problem or is this normal before boost? Should it ...
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Mitsubishi Eclipse dies while driving, then won't stay on after cranking back up

I drive a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 4 cyl. It has a replaced engine from a Galant. The car has started dying on me seemingly randomly - I haven't seen a pattern in the fuel level, time of day, speed ...
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Mitsubishi eclipse convertible 2008 shaking problem

I have a Mitsubishi Eclipse 2008 has 96,000 mile . When I drive, it doesn't really shake but when I stop at red light and the Geralyn drive it shakes a lot I have checked all the engine mount and the ...
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Effects of driving through deep water WITHOUT hydrolocking (car still bogged down and died)

So, yesterday we had very heavy rains, and unfortunately I was driving in an unfamiliar area of town. I drove through high water, which caused my car to sputter and so I turned around. The car behaved ...
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Out of round wheel?

I have a '99 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS that has a terrible vibration problem that occurs at all speeds, with it being very bad on the highway. During turns, it gets worse then better, as if both front ...
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What's this strangely marked control on my Eclipse?

My 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse, and presumably other Mitsubishis of the same era, has a control over by the rear windshield wiper control, near the center vents. It's got 2 pictures of a person sitting. ...
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