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How can I turn on the airbag on Mitsubishi Outlander without a key?

There is a metal key hidden in your FOB. The metal tab sticking out the top is the key, press the release button and the key will slide out.
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How to setup the car so that while driving I do not have mist glass?

In the two pictures/icons you provide the arrow is intended to indicate the flow of air with regards to the cabin. Where the arrow is coming in from outside the car allows air from outside the vehicle ...
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I put transmission fluid in my engine; what to do about it?

Putting transmission fluid into your engine shouldn't have hurt anything, and as you've found out, may help it a little by cleaning stuff out. Obviously, it's not necessarily a good thing, especially ...
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Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2000, 4 wheel drive engages, but the indicator flashes

Since my 4wd system was working as it should, we dug down to the systems that detect the 4wd is engaged/ disengaged. When the vehicle was plugged on to the computer we noticed that this particular ...
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How to setup the car so that while driving I do not have mist glass?

First, you need to know what each does. #1 allows Fresh air from outside the vehicle. #2 is Recirculates air already inside the vehicle. Unless you are running the AC, you should have the selector to ...
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faulty alternator problem?

Your alternator should be producing 14 volts, 12 volts is way below what it should be producing. It's likely the alternator or voltage regulator (usually part of the alternator itself), especially if ...
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faulty alternator problem?

If the alternator belt has lots of oil on it, replace it - it may be slipping. Clean the area fully, and try again. If the alternator isn't producing more than about 12.5 volts (13.5 is normal - but ...
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What Mitsubishi van is this?

Pretty sure it's this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_Delica I guess it's the third generation of the Mitsubishi Delica, pre-facelift. Rougly from 1986 to 1994. Also the country where ...
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Oil leaking into spark plug well despite new gaskets -- is RTV a solution?

I'm not a fan of RTV Others that are professional and hobbyists don't agree with me but, some do. I just don't use RTV, it's like duct tape to me. I get a physiological reaction to the acronym. I ...
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How do I remove this bolt to replace my MAF sensor?

Just unscrew the nut from the other side and pull the bolt through, the shape of the bolt head is designed to fit into the plastic tabs which will keep the bolt from spinning. If the nut is frozen use ...
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L200 4D56 No AC after idling

More than likely your AC suffered a catastrophic failure in the lines which has caused the refrigerant to discharge into the atmosphere. This is most likely the "smoke" you saw coming from ...
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2002 Lancer - Shaking when accelerating at higher speeds

Getting the wheels balanced won't hurt. They are the typical culprit of a shaking steering wheel. Many tire places will even balance them for free. It would also be worthwhile to jack up the front of ...
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Best practice to tell if an interference engine has bent valves?

Without pulling the head you can do a leak down test. Set cylinder 1 to TDC make sure the cam and crank align. Pull the intake tube and open the throttle. Hook up a leak down testing kit. Listen for ...
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How to setup the car so that while driving I do not have mist glass?

Fog on the windshield happens when there is warm, moist air inside the car and a cold windshield (chilled by the cold, dry air outside). So when using your ventilation system to de-fog your windshield,...
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What Mitsubishi van is this?

My best guess would be an early 90's (1991 ??) Mitsubishi Delica.
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What Mitsubishi van is this?

It's a 3rd generation Mitsubishi Delica (L300), hard to tell exact year from that pic but I'd say pre-facelift (so pre-98) and the twin headlights suggest it possibly being the US version, which would ...
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Car won't start after changing spark plugs - 2002 Lancer

The accessories use far less amps than what the vehicle demands when it trys to start. Check your battery with a multimeter if you're under 12.6V you'll likely need to charge the battery and then ...
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Can I keep driving with P0456?

The code P0456 indicate a leak that is not so severe, compared to a P0455. Since you already replaced the fuel cap, so the problem can be in many other parts of the fuel system that can be very ...
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97 Eclipse GST Turbo

The TDO5 16g flows a lot more air than a T25 (520cfm vs. 405, according to this ), so you should expect it to be laggy. On the plus side, once you get higher in the power band, you should be making ...
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What OBDII protocol does a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander use?

I'm assuming this is the gas and not the hybrid. Engine = 2.0 Year = 2014 Fuel = Gas Protocol = CAN 11Bit, 500 baud Mode 1 = BE3FA813 9017A001 FE108040 Mode 2 = 7E3F8003 00162001 7E108040 Here'...
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Why is my car showing "Trip [A]" and some different miles on odometer?

That is the part of the odometer called the Trip Odometer. There should be a button you can push to cycle through the different settings very near the reading, usually in the dash. You can usually ...
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Mitsubishi eclipse convertible 2008 shaking problem

When you say that it shakes when you stop at a red light, based on the context, I'm assuming that you mean when the car is fully stopped and the engine is idling. (If I'm mistaken about that and you ...
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Cleaning fuel injectors with a pressurized can?

You can make your own delivery system. Go to your local hardware store and purchase a weed and insect 2 gallon pump pressure container. You will then cut the sprayer hose off at the tank. You then ...
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Wobbly Steering-wheel after changing Rims/Tires?

Unbalance tires maybe one of the reason. You may want to go to the shop and have its alignment checked. If they are new, you may have a free check up where you purchased them which i have done before.
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2012 Mitsubishi Galant SE

Be careful with such things unless you are going to do ECU tuning to match. A number of aftermarket CAI units are nothing but snake oil to make an engine run lean, increasing power at the expense of ...
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Best practice to tell if an interference engine has bent valves?

Simplest test I can think of is check the timing gear is intact and properly aligned then perform a compression test. If there is no compression on one or more cylinders, it's safe to assume it's got ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant won't start?

You need to recheck your connection at the battery, as well as the tests you have done previously. You stated that you had power (B+ as well as the 5v from the PCM on the signal wire.) at the CKP ...
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Engine shakes and cuts off when idle

Here is how I would start Battery Reset Remove and clean the terminals from your battery, with wire-brush, Emery cloth, and/or Industrial-Level 3M Scour Pad. Remove, clean, and tighten the grounds ...
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Where do I find the fusible link in my 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse V6?

The low beam circuit uses dedicated fuses. There are no fusible links in the headlamp circuits. In your case fuse 11 is the passenger side low beam.
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faulty alternator problem?

Your alternator is dead and does not produce electricity anymore. You are running your electric system on battery power - that's why you got home with a new battery (they sell them charged). Oil is a ...
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