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#213 of 341 Re: 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport needing a Timing Belt Replaced... [poetryoflife]
Jan 25, 2009 (7:05 pm)
If it is a 4 or 6 cylinder they both are interferance engines in wich the possibility of valve to piston damage will usually occur if there is a timing belt failure. The interval to change the belt is every 60,000 miles according to my Alldata book. Your either way over due or forgot that it was changed 13,400 miles ago. Timing belts usually don't last that long past their interval. On the 4 cylinder the labor rate is 3.7 hours and on the 6 cylinder it is 5.3 hours. The 4 cylinder has another belt inside the timing cover, that drives a ballance shaft that should also be changed. I have scene different intervals for the same vehicle in the past from different sources. Check your owners manual for the proper interval, you might get lucky and it might be 90k.
#214 of 341 Re: STALLING [faciane]
Feb 15, 2009 (12:22 pm)
i have a 2001 montero sport LS ,when i come to a stop,or when i slow down
it dies out on me,
can someone tell me the problem with it ,an how to fix it myself
Just copied your posting because my problem is identical. Did you ever correct the problem? Had it checked out on 2/12/09 & they replaced a small tube that's a vacuum line. Car was fine for 2 days until I took it for a long drive. Same problem is still there
i also have to hold the breaks down,an give it a little gas to keep it run'ing
#215 of 341 Re: STALLING [penguin87]
Feb 15, 2009 (4:41 pm)
I tend to believe that you have a problem with your "idle control valve". Ask the mechanic to test this part.
Also, you may want to consider adding some additives on the gas tank, possible your fuel filter may be due for a change.
#216 of 341 Re: STALLING [ocmontero]
Feb 15, 2009 (7:03 pm)
Thanks for the info. I'll be checking into this. TK
#217 of 341 Re: STALLING [penguin87]
Feb 16, 2009 (10:01 am)
Also consider having your alternator checked.
#218 of 341 Re: I HAVE A HUGE QUESTIONN? What is this burning smell from my car? [dmutt]
Feb 28, 2009 (6:10 pm)
Is a cam leak a consistent problem with this vehicle? I'm considering buying an '01 XLS 4WD and any "preventative" advice would be most appreciated!
#219 of 341 Oil Leak Help/Replace Engine?
Mar 23, 2009 (5:43 am)
The oil leak all out from my Montero. Along with the oil leak came a knocking noise. Took it to a mechanic who informed me that I need a new engine. He mentioned nothing about the oil leak. Then he told me that I might not need to change the whole engine, just to change the engine block. He still didn't mention anything about the oil leak. He also mentioned that it seemed like something broke inside the engine, because the dip stick is loose.
#220 of 341 Re: Oil Leak Help/Replace Engine? [trelanni]
Mar 23, 2009 (9:33 am)
If you ran the vehicle without oil in it, you probably burned up the engine and will need a new one.
Mar 29, 2009 (10:24 am)
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero LTD with about 106,000 miles. Recently I experienced my temperature guage reading high when the car was not overheating. Sometime after that started, my speedometer started to stick. It starts at 0 and as you speed up it jumps up in increments of about 10 MPH. As you slow down it stays at the same reading until it suddenly drops back down. At highway speeds of 65 or so it only reads 50-55. I changed out the small controller board on the back of the instrument cluster and that solved the problem with the temperature guage but the speedomete still acts the same. Any thoughts?
#222 of 341 Re: 2001 Montero overheats [mikesLTD2001]
Mar 29, 2009 (10:50 am)
I finally got this temp guage problem resolved. I purchased a new instrument cluster control board MR532787 which is mounted on the back of the instrument cluster. Now the temp guage reads fine.