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#69 of 341 Re: Tranfer Case & Front Diff Issues [mauto1]
Feb 06, 2007 (6:22 pm)
Ladies and Gents:
I am new to this forum, as I just picked up a 2001 XLS 4WD. I drove it off the lot at 12:00 this afternoon. I took a 10 mile drive to the local hospital for an appointment for one of my kids, and when I backed out of the parking stall two hours later , I am now having the same problem that everyone here is describing. Sidenote: the four wheel drive was not even touched today. It had only been tried out during the test drive, with no problems, of course. In fact, the car was flawless during the test drive
I am presuming that I am having the same problem as everyone else. I did notice, though, that I am only getting noise from the right front side, so I'm guessing that maybe that is hub that is hanging up? And, can you clean out those hubs by taking it to one of those self - service car washes and spraying the living crap out of the hubs and associated parts? I am really concerned about making the problem worse, to the point that I am afraid to drive the vehicle to a Mitsubishi dealer. (I wish I'd bought the car from a Mitsu. dealership now) I am not very mechanically inclined at all, so I am forced to deal with mechanics and/or dealerships on all of my car issues. If anybody is in the Salt Lake area, and can recommend a good Montero mechanic, I could sure use one. Thank you all in advance for replies.
#70 of 341 Re: 99 Montero Sport Front Parking/Running Lights [ramit2500]
Feb 11, 2007 (12:18 am)
I ran into the same problem on my '01. I removed the same bolts/screws and the assembly wouldn't budge. I started to pry the black trim from around the headlight assembly but didn't want to break anything. I had 2 mechanics look at it and they couldn't figure it out either. I'll be damned if I have to take it to a dealer to change a friggin bulb.
#71 of 341 Re: side view mirrors [45sam1]
Feb 13, 2007 (4:50 pm)
I too am having the same problem with my mirrors. What did you find out?
#73 of 341 Re: radio/stereo codes [deejay1]
Feb 18, 2007 (10:34 am)
I am sorry to tell you that there is no way to get that code without taking to the dealership. they say that they need to get the serial number from the radio. I had to pay 50.00 from the dealer to get it and they did say that they had to take the dash apart to get to the serial number and they did not. you only get 3 times before it errors out and switches to off. I find it hard to believe that there is no way to get tht for free even BMW gives it for free.. you can try the code that I was given maybe by some chance goes by the year of the car my code is 4647 them press tape and see if that works.. good luck to you..
Feb 18, 2007 (10:51 am)
okay so it is my fault was running late to work and the gas was low thought I had enough to make it there and then have to get gas right after, light had not come on.. I got on the freeway and started to sputter no were to pull over and or get off for like 3 miles.. kept in the far right with flashers on and kept the peddle down when got to an exit I had to stop at the light and the car died with battery too.. got gas in it and charged it drove about 5 miles and battery seemed to be charged. I left the lights on at the dr's office for about 2 hours needed to get a jump again and did not seem to want to stay running had to keep the gas and the break down at the same time at a stop finally 5-8 miles later it was fine. again I left the lights on all day while at work and had to get a jump only this time the car will not stay on when at a stop had to keep the foot on the gas and the break to stay stopped and this time the check engine late stays on when the battery died the first time the chime to alert me the lights are on or door open does not work and fuses seem fine too .. any clues??????
#75 of 341 Re: radio/stereo codes [cranberry]
Feb 18, 2007 (3:36 pm)
I took my radio out myself. It wasn't that hard only a couple of screws on front and some minor otherones and I slid the radio out far enough to read the code
#76 of 341 Altenator Problems
Feb 23, 2007 (8:35 am)
I just recently started having problems with my 2001 montero sport. It acts like the alternator, but it checks good as does the battery. It will start fine and run good until all the sudden the radio cuts out the lights go out and then the engine dies. As soon as you boost it off it will start, and it is good for another little while until it acts up again. It is very unpredictable. Anybody got any ideas? Is there a sensor or something that could be going bad?
#77 of 341 Re: Tranfer Case & Front Diff Issues [fodbuster]
Mar 22, 2007 (9:19 am)
I think you are going to love this update. I drove the vehicle down to my local dealer to have them take a look. Three weeks later, I came out with a rebuilt transfer case. Apparently the previous owner was not very nice to it. DO NOT IGNORE THIS PROBLEM WITH YOUR FOUR WHEEL DRIVE!!!! It may not be your xfer case, but if it is, you're hosed. So, now it's back again at the dealership with transmission problems. I'm about ready to drive it off a cliff!
#78 of 341 Re: radio/stereo codes [usairfo]
Mar 27, 2007 (7:23 am)
im having the same problem with my 01 Montero Sport. I was taking out the front panel to get the the back of the AC Adapter and while unscrewing the Radio i lost power, and now need the security code to start it up again.
So the code should be on the back of the radio?
I hope cause the dealership will charge me 77.00$