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  1. General Information
    Much more reasonably priced car
    2014
    Mitsubishi
    SE w/Convenience package(adds cruise and bluetooth
    Black
    cvt

    Bought in Feb 2021 with 280xxx km. Had an iffy transmission.

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    Sept 2021
    6000km used engine installed at 289xxxkm.
    2300km used cvt installed at 289xxxkm.

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  1. #2
    I guess I'll do redo this....

    Bought car Jan 31 2021 with 283,801. Had wonky cvt.
    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showth...(Garage-entry)
    Last edited by Fummins; 06-01-2022 at 03:08 PM.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


  2. #3
    Feb 13 2021
    284,137 kms
    Replaced front brakes(altrom coated rotors and raybestos hybrid pads),
    Oil change(mobil 1 0w20 , wix 57356)
    Added washers to air cleaner mounts
    Zip tied snorkle
    Checked spark plugs, looked good. Have been replaced once at least.
    Cvt fluid looked clean and clear.

    I had a new windshield installed around this same time.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


  3. #4
    March 15 2021
    284,884kms
    Installed dunlops from previous 2014 Mirage. Tires have about 38,000kms on them.
    Replaced roof trim.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


  4. #5
    September 13 2021
    289,799km

    Developed bad rod knock.
    https://mirageforum.com/forum/showth...ine-is-effered

    Ended up replacing engine with low mileage used one from a wrecked 2017 with 6000km.
    Replaced the transmission at the same time with a used one from a wrecked 2017 with 2600ish kms.
    Replaced cvt cartridge filter just because.
    Filled with 6 qts of kl-tf3340.
    3L 0w20 wix 57356

    Replaced broken fog lights with ebay specials with led bulbs.
    Last edited by Fummins; 12-14-2021 at 09:39 PM.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


  5. #6
    Oct 3 2021
    289925kms
    -Replaced lower engine mount with newer/updated part from a 2015 or 2017? (17mm socket)
    -added upper strut washer things from a 2017 Mirage (14mm socket)
    -replaced battery hold down.
    -inflated tires to 50psi. were at 30-40psi.
    -inflated spare tire to 60psi was at 20psi
    Last edited by Fummins; 06-22-2024 at 03:17 PM.

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    That engine mount. Is it something that you had to replace?

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    After I replaced the engine I sometimes noticed a clunk when shifting between reverse and drive. I was gonna back off the lower mount bolts and re-torque them but I had a mount kicking around so today I figured I’d try changing it and see if it made a difference. The old one looked fine but I haven’t noticed a clunk after replacing it….Yet. Both mounts bolt up the same way. I don’t know if old mount caused noise or if it just needed to be “adjusted” or tweaked. There was a good sized rock that was stuffed in the subframe behind the mount. So who knows what the actual fix was.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


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  9. #9
    That clunk is for sure gone now. It was either that lower dog bone mount is worn,it wasn't torqued properly or the rock that I found in the subframe was hitting the mount.

    I noticed the car rolls a lot better almost immediately. The economy on the cluster didn't agree though but it's that time of the month.
    The ride though....Yeah, it rides like crap now and seems to require a little more steering corrections at speed. I'll give it few more days before calling it a terrible idea altogether. Then it'll be time to throw the cheap winter tires on.

    So far drove 170km on this tank of fuel and cluster shows 630km til empty. The last time I filled it up was right to the top of the filler neck.

    Edit: clunk isn't gone. Pretty sure noise is coming from cv axle.
    Last edited by Fummins; 06-22-2024 at 03:18 PM.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


  10. #10
    March 13 2022
    295363km/183530miles

    -Oil and filter change.
    Used a crappy tire "premium" oil filter and 5w20 Castrol Edge since I had some already.
    -checked rear brakes. front brake shoes are worn out
    -Rust spot on lh rear 1/4 is growing bigger
    -Both fog lights are broken...Again


    March 23, still running snow tires. Forecast calls for more snow this coming weekend and into next week


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE wussie cvt edition. 1.2 automatic: 37.7 mpg (US) ... 16.0 km/L ... 6.2 L/100 km ... 45.3 mpg (Imp)


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