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    Quote Originally Posted by newagetomboy View Post
    I had bought the one he ordered from Mitsubishi...$1108.73 1 year warranty. I have to drive it to put 100 miles on it and come back for my new inspection sticker.
    Yikes! It sucks alot of these shops refuse to put in aftermarket parts.



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    Wow! I guess you're still not into your car for a ton of money after buying it cheap at auction and all...As long as you're happy with what you got.
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    Quote Originally Posted by newagetomboy View Post
    I had bought the one he ordered from Mitsubishi...$1108.73 1 year warranty. I have to drive it to put 100 miles on it and come back for my new inspection sticker.
    And this fixed your evap code problem?
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    I imagine a significant % of Mirage owners couldnt afford a thousand dollar repair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    And this fixed your evap code problem?
    Could you imagine? lol Whoops your gas cap was just loose....
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    After looking at the photo, I would have taken the cracked piece to somebody able to weld thermo plastics with ultrasonics. Lacking that, I would get it 100% clean with the help of brake cleaner spray, and then weld it with a warm (not hot!) soldering iron, regulated down to about 150C or so.

    That crack will not have happened without a severe mechanical force. Looks like the tank was taken out of the car with the hose above the crack still attached to the pump assy.
    Last edited by foama; 10-06-2020 at 08:50 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    And this fixed your evap code problem?
    He said it did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by newagetomboy View Post
    He said it did.
    Much thanks for this. I’ve updated the original post and thread title.
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    I recently had an issues with the housing of the fuel pump.
    According to the dealership it's cracked and need to be replaced.
    Even if the car is a 2014 it's still cover under the warranty.
    so they did the job for free.

    My only concerns is, since they did that, my MPG jumped between 8 to 9 l/100km in town ( previously 5 to 5.5) and 6.5l/100km on highway(previously 5.5).

    I will bring back the car on Wednesday.

    Does anyone have an idea of what could cause that increase?
    I don't smell any gas in the car neither like if there is a leak.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 44.8 mpg (US) ... 19.1 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 53.8 mpg (Imp)


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    travels are you measuring your fuel economy yourself or are you using the MID display in the gauge cluster?


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