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  1. I said that straight up to their face, although...

    I said that straight up to their face, although the desk guy was a new hire from Crappy Tire and I cut him some slack and told him as much....and I told them that the Donnelly Mitsubishi dealer was 5...
  2. I had them install the new mass airflow sensor,...

    I had them install the new mass airflow sensor, that part was cool.
    The not so cool part was that last week they were making noises like it may be covered under the 10 yr warranty, I thought that...
  3. The dealer just phoned. They think the airflow...

    The dealer just phoned. They think the airflow sensor is faulty and have the part coming in.

    What I don't understand is why the ASC/ traction control system trouble lights come on when the Maf...
  4. The same 3 trouble lights came back this morning...

    The same 3 trouble lights came back this morning on the highway, drat. I was pointed towards the dealer anyways so just kept driving....hopefully I get some news by tuesday....
  5. This looks like my eldest brother's Chevette, he...

    This looks like my eldest brother's Chevette, he installed a new top terminal battery that was just a 'little' too tall then went on vacay....
  6. This was just posted on a FB mechanics group I...

    This was just posted on a FB mechanics group I belong to...."What does it mean when this light comes on?"22362
  7. Yah, I might just cut that lowermost harness out...

    Yah, I might just cut that lowermost harness out altogether. I had the same thought that the maf trouble light was coincidental to the corroded plug issue, I'll check for a broken conductor. I found...
  8. Car throwing engine fault codes.... p0102 (Solved: new MAF sensor)

    On the way home yesterday my 2015 Mirage started acting as if the cvt was slipping then the idiot light for p0102 (Maf sensor) would light, that I could clear with my Scan Gauge. The other 2 fault...
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    I vote for the angle grinder solution.With a...

    I vote for the angle grinder solution.With a spray bottle of water to put out any sparks that get out of hand....
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    I get the reason why manufacturers like unibody...

    I get the reason why manufacturers like unibody construction but IMHO anything that doesn't have a body on frame shouldn't be called a truck. Honda has one of these already and I just think of it as...
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    My battery is the original (2015) which is...

    My battery is the original (2015) which is excellent considering the winter temps up here.
    I should think about replacing it this fall...
    My last battery was for my lawn tractor from Walmart so I...
  12. I've activated the CC on a 2015 CVT. I found that...

    I've activated the CC on a 2015 CVT. I found that my car had the wiring already, I had to buy the keypad to fit the steering wheel online.
    I contacted Mitsubishi about buying the keypad from them...
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    Very nice, I'm thinking of converting my...

    Very nice, I'm thinking of converting my woodsplitter to 240 vac 4 hp or so, as I never take it out anymore.
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    I use an old garden tractor to cut an acre of...

    I use an old garden tractor to cut an acre of grass with a 42" snowblower attachment on it for the snow, driveway's deep & wide.Bought them used and rigged a power lift for the blower using a cheap...
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    Spring In Alberta!Looks like you could've used my...

    Spring In Alberta!Looks like you could've used my Argo that day....
  16. I have installed the factory Cruise Control using...

    I have installed the factory Cruise Control using the steering wheel buttons, and like you took the car in to the dealer so the function could be activated in ETACS.(my car is the 1.2 with the CVT...
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    I owned a Chevette back in the day that wouldn't...

    I owned a Chevette back in the day that wouldn't engage 1st while moving (with the clutch depressed) I was arguing with a relative that "sure, it'll go into first while rolling!" ....turned out it...
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    I finally found the meme that fit.... 20791

    I finally found the meme that fit....
    20791
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    It turns out my 'valve noise' was in fact loose...

    It turns out my 'valve noise' was in fact loose heat shields. Corroded fasteners. The dealer replaced them with stainless steel, on my way in 2 hours,that included some tsb work on the electrical...
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    Your ford deal sounds like mine. A used escort...

    Your ford deal sounds like mine. A used escort bought from the ford dealer in the 80's, I saw the valve seals were hard and blowing smoke at startup....fixed under warranty. A year later a TSB that I...
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    Mine sounds like that, in fact when parked next...

    Mine sounds like that, in fact when parked next to my brother's car with both engines running my brother (who has the mechanical aptitude of a gnat)noticed the ticking.
    Geez, I would have expected...
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    Talked with the service desk and they will look...

    Talked with the service desk and they will look at it Wednesday.
    They mentioned valve noise too, I always plug mine in before starting when it drops below -5C but this is a "new sound".
    No worries.
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    I have noticed a rattling noise in my otherwise...

    I have noticed a rattling noise in my otherwise smooth quiet engine....started about 2 weeks ago.
    I almost posted about it but thought it might be a loose heat shield, but the noise really doesn't...
  24. It's in the relay box located in the engine...

    It's in the relay box located in the engine compartment. There was a label in the lid/cover on my Mirage shouldn't be difficult to locate. Sorry, I don't have a picture, but there is one in post #52...
  25. "Able to See the Ground"? What sort of glue does...

    "Able to See the Ground"? What sort of glue does this guy sniff? What's next? "Oh well....the tires are too round & the wipers go back & forth, Terrible, awful "
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