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#102 of 341 I HAVE A HUGE QUESTIONN? What is this burning smell from my car?
Sep 08, 2007 (1:22 pm)
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport. It has a 109000 miles on it and i love it, i just have these 2 problems with it but i dont know what they are, the first one is that everytime i just drive my car a little bit down the road, this burning smell comes from the engine, no smoke its just a burning smell. ANNYY CLUE WHAT IT COULD BEEEE..also when im driving down the road i can here a slight grinding noise from my left front tire..ANNYYYYYY ANSWERSSS WOULD BE HELPFULLLLLLLLLLL
#103 of 341 Re: I HAVE A HUGE QUESTIONN? What is this burning smell from my car? [jaredloves90]
Sep 10, 2007 (11:40 am)
You most likely have a cam seal oil leak. they are located on the back of the engine head. Hard to see. Need to fix.
The grinding noise on the front wheel could be a disc brake issue or front axle hub bearing.
Sep 10, 2007 (1:45 pm)
Thank your for that information, i figured i had a oil leak bc it smells like burning oil, why do i need to fix that, will that cause my oil to drain out faster?
#105 of 341 Re: Thank you [jaredloves90]
Sep 11, 2007 (8:57 am)
Oil leaking from the head could cause a fire, if engine gets extremely warm or oil drips onto exhaust. Also, others have reported other parts failing due to oil getting on them. Alternator for example.
Sep 11, 2007 (11:18 am)
Oh okay thank you so much for the information, i plan on getting rid of it in the next couple months because i want something better on gas, so im not going to bother getting it fixed. I plan on getting the 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Thank you for all the help
Oct 01, 2007 (12:05 pm)
Recently my montero sport 2001 has been running funny when i first start it up, its sputtering and shaking, any idea what this could be??
#108 of 341 Re: side view mirrors 
Oct 02, 2007 (9:41 am)
i have the same problem with a 2001 montero sport. i am trying to change the fuse, but can't find the correct fuse box. the manual shows that 2 fuse boxes in the passenger compartment, and the fuse that i need to get to is in the box i can't find. Or if anyone can tell me where the correct fuse is, that might be easier. Thanks for the help.
#109 of 341 What does this button do?
Oct 04, 2007 (11:47 am)
On my 2001 Montero Sport, there is a button calle A/T Mode. Does anyone no what this button means or does or what is it for?? when i push it alls it says is HOLD. What does this button do??
#111 of 341 Re: What does this button do? [jaredloves90]
Oct 04, 2007 (1:45 pm)
It starts the transmission in 2nd gear. For icy,snowy, slick road conditions.