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    The charcoal filter.

    The charcoal filter.
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    My clutch also slips slightly, too! I am keeping...

    My clutch also slips slightly, too! I am keeping an close eye on it and will replace it when the time comes with a complete set made by LUK, probably the best obtainable anywhere. If it should slip...
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    clutch kits are available again in Europe. See: ...

    clutch kits are available again in Europe. See:
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    They are out of stock here in Europe too, most...

    They are out of stock here in Europe too, most unusual.
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    The last few posts could be seperated as a new...

    The last few posts could be seperated as a new thread and called a How To for our archives
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    Thermostat comes with one rubber gasket around...

    Thermostat comes with one rubber gasket around its perimeter.
    Part: "Thermostat kit" number 1305A280

    No need to touch it if just flushing the cooling system.
    There are plenty of aftermarket...
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    domisvo, THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Now we know the...

    domisvo, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

    Now we know the heater core can be replaced without all the trouble of taking the dash out!

    Questions: What did you have to remove to do the job?
    Did you get the...
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    As a quick fix for the time being, the insertion...

    As a quick fix for the time being, the insertion hole on the clevis could be cleaned out, the wire stuck back in, and laying on an amboss or a vise, give it a good whack with a big hammer to crimp it...
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    If Penrite blue is G30 ist should be right. Just...

    If Penrite blue is G30 ist should be right.
    Just call Penrite or send them a mail and they can tell you what's OK.


    The FSM says, quote:
    "high quality ethylene glycol based non-silicate,...
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    WRONG STUFF! Suits most Mitsubishi but not for...

    WRONG STUFF!
    Suits most Mitsubishi but not for our cars!

    The right stuff would be the equivalent of G30, the same all Suzuki since 1981 and all landrover since 1998 use.

    As far as I know,...
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    First of all, you must use the correct coolant if...

    First of all, you must use the correct coolant if you don't want to suffer later. If it just says "good for Mitsubishi", it is not good enough, because our cars use a different coolant than...
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    Firstly, I would recommend having a spare clutch...

    Firstly, I would recommend having a spare clutch cable. They are cheap! See:...
  13. As far as I know, there is no alarm sounding,...

    As far as I know, there is no alarm sounding, just the LED. I agree its a PITA if it doesn't sound off.
    I check coolant level in the radiator and the oil level regularly, although this car does...
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    If my memory is right, you need a normal 6mm...

    If my memory is right, you need a normal 6mm allen key, the sort you find in just about every 1/4 inch ratchet box.
    The gasket should be either a simple O-ring or an aluminium washer. I would put...
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    Agree! Probably the same core fits plenty of...

    Agree! Probably the same core fits plenty of other cars, just different tubes on our's.

    A positive side effect is that removable pipes make replacement much easier. The gas pedal should be put out...
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    That's the cleaning fluid hose, going to the...

    That's the cleaning fluid hose, going to the spray nozzle of the rear lid.
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    That site sells stuff in just about every country...

    That site sells stuff in just about every country in Europe. I would be careful with their suggestions. When the clogging issue came up, I got in contact with the BASF, the world's largest chemical...
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    The OEM heater core had the pipes attached to it....

    The OEM heater core had the pipes attached to it. To replace it with the same OEM core, the entire dash, steering, heater, etc., etc, had to be removed. A nightmare!
    The suggested replacements...
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    The OEM coolant is supposed to be free of...

    The OEM coolant is supposed to be free of silicate, so the FSM. Unfortunately, around 2014-2015 at times they obviously used silicate-containing coolant, and that clogged the heater cores.
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    Hey Domisvo, there are plenty of threads about...

    Hey Domisvo, there are plenty of threads about that in this forum, this one for example. Instead of fragmenting them by asking ten-fold answered questions again without the well-known basic knowledge...
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    The coolant flows from the cylinder head where...

    The coolant flows from the cylinder head where coolant gets hottest, then through the heater core, the throttle flap, and goes to the bottom of the block where it slowly recirculates within the block...
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    Just to mention it: If you block the coolant...

    Just to mention it:
    If you block the coolant flow through the heater core, make sure the coolant flow can bypass it! You could use a "U" pipe instead of the core. Remember the coolant flowing...
  23. If you have to drive 45 to 60 mins one way, you...

    If you have to drive 45 to 60 mins one way, you may want to consider a modification to the driver seat.
    There is a how to for lumbar support in this forum.
    I have a latex foam cushion under my...
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    They also have keyless entry over here, but the...

    They also have keyless entry over here, but the OEM transmitter/receiver arrangement have individual codes, just like individual keys that only fit where they were intended to.
    This is not like the...
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    Dunno about America, but LUK, the inventor of...

    Dunno about America, but LUK, the inventor of clutches and probably the very best quality wise make clutches for our cars. Their plates are an definite improvement over the notoriously weak OEM...
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