Mitsubishi Outlander:  Oil On Spark Plug Causes

If you’ve found oil on your Mitsubishi Outlander’s spark plug, it should be a cause for concern. It doesn’t necessarily indicate a major engine problem.  When there is oil on the spark plugs is usually caused by a bad valve cover gasket or O-Ring (overhead cam engines).  There can be other causes as well. Any … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander:  Oil On Spark Plug Causes

Mitsubishi Outlander:  Bad Wheel Bearing Noise Diagnosis

If your Mitsubishi Outlander is making a high pitched noise or hum, it could be a sign of a bad wheel bearing.  There are several different vehicular components that can make a squeal or hum.  That’s why it is important to know the other warning signs of a  bad bearing before just going in and … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander:  Bad Wheel Bearing Noise Diagnosis

Mitsubishi Outlander: Brake Sticking → Causes & Diagnosis

  Your Mitsubishi Outlander’s braking system is the most important safety feature on the vehicle.  If it does not work properly, it can put you in a situation where you can be injured or killed.  There are quite a few different situations that can cause a caliper to stick. Mitsubishi Outlander Brakes Sticking Symptoms Smell– … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander: Brake Sticking → Causes & Diagnosis

Mitsubishi Outlander: Air Conditioner Not Cold → Diagnosis

One of the most inconvenient vehicular problems is when the A/C won’t blow cold air.  If your Mitsubishi Outlander isn’t keeping you cool, we’ve outlined some of the most common reasons why this might be happening. The only thing that the air conditioning system has in common with the heater is that they both use … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander: Air Conditioner Not Cold → Diagnosis

Mitsubishi Outlander: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

A bad alternator can leave your Mitsubishi Outlander without power and unable to move.  Alternators don’t always go bad in the exact same way.  We’ll cover the symptoms of when an alternator goes bad, and how to diagnose a bad one (which is really pretty easy).   How Your Outlander’s Alternator Works The alternator’s job … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Mitsubishi Outlander: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

A bad alternator can leave your Mitsubishi Outlander without power and unable to move.  Alternators don’t always go bad in the exact same way.  We’ll cover the symptoms of when an alternator goes bad, and how to diagnose a bad one (which is really pretty easy).   How Your Outlander’s Alternator Works The alternator’s job … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander: Bad Alternator → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Mitsubishi Outlander Blown Head Gasket → Symptoms, Causes, and Cost

  One of the most common critical engine problems is the blown head gasket. If your Mitsubishi Outlander has blown its head gasket, you may find it running poorly or not at all.  Below you’ll find the symptoms, causes, and price of a Mitsubishi Outlander head gasket. A head gasket’s job is to create a … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander Blown Head Gasket → Symptoms, Causes, and Cost

Mitsubishi Outlander Troubleshooting: Shakes When Braking

  If you find your Mitsubishi Outlander‘s steering wheel shakes or vibrates when you press the brakes, it is almost always the brake rotors that are the cause of the problem.  There are plenty of other issues that can cause the steering wheel to wobble.  But, if your Outlander is only shaking when braking, that’s … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander Troubleshooting: Shakes When Braking

Mitsubishi Outlander: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis

Bad spark plugs can cause many problems with your Mitsubishi Outlander.  Bad spark plug symptoms may be subtle, or incredibly noticeable. The basic design and task of the spark plug has changed little over the last 100 years.  They sit on top of the combustion chamber and ignite the air/fuel mixture and start the power … Read moreMitsubishi Outlander: Bad Spark Plugs → Symptoms and Diagnosis