Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi repair problems? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!


,, I have a 2001 hyundai accent. I am having a problem…

Customer Question
Doug, I have a...

Doug, I have a 2001 hyundai accent. I am having a problem getting removing the rocker arm assembly. I have removed all of the flange bolts, but the rocker arms will not come off. Every manual shows the rocker arm assembly lifting right out of the channel on top of the head. I tried prying on the rocker arm shaft with no luck. I know that Hyundai used the old Mitsubishi technology. Is their a trick to removing the rocker arm assembly? Don

Mechanic's Assistant: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Mitsubishi Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit?

Yes

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Mitsubishi
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mitsubishi Question
Answered in 9 minutes by:
1/16/2016
Mitsubishi Mechanic: Doug, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Doug
Doug, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mitsubishi
Satisfied Customers: 7,002
Experience: Mitsubishi employed and Factory trained ASE certified technician
Verified

Hi,

I'm sorry if you get this twice, I typed a long response and apparently it did not go through.

On the Mitsubishi design rocker shafts they usually have 5 bolts each then just lift off, however they do tighten down on these wedge-like piece of metal to distribute the force that sometimes cause it to stick. If you have all the bolts out, have you tried tapping the shaft with a rubber mallet to try to jar it loose?

Ask Your Own Mitsubishi Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I tried all of that. It appears that one side of the shaft is bigger than the other. The wedge-like channel is smaller on the ends towards the top of the wedge, meaning that their is not enough clearance to lift the shaft straight out of the channel. Can the ends of the shaft be removed somehow allowing more clearance.
Mitsubishi Mechanic: Doug, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

When I remove these I leave the wedge and bolt all installed and just lift the assembly out without issue.

Can you get a photo of what you are seeing? Perhaps it is a slightly modified version of what Mitsubishi uses.

Ask Your Own Mitsubishi Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I will take a photo and send it to you.
Mitsubishi Mechanic: Doug, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

Thanks

Ask Your Own Mitsubishi Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Doug Your Own Question
Doug
Doug
Doug, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mitsubishi
Satisfied Customers: 7,002
7,002 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Mitsubishi employed and Factory trained ASE certified technician

Doug is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Doug

Doug

ASE Certified Technician

7,002 satisfied customers

Mitsubishi employed and Factory trained ASE certified technician

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

312 satisfied customers

ASE Master tech 15+ years

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ase master

205 satisfied customers

30 yrs foriegn and domestic, gas and diesel

Jake

Jake

Automotive Technician

195 satisfied customers

Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

160 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mitsubishi Mechanic

104 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

AMD

AMD

Master Technician

48 satisfied customers

L1 Advanced Level Diagnostics Specialist

< Previous | Next >

Related Mitsubishi Questions
I have a 2014 Outlander SE, And i have a question on the
I have a 2014 Outlander SE , And i have a question on the Speed ABS Sensor, went replace the the wheel bearing in the front passenger side and damage the Speed abs sensor, it is out of the car now and getting part today . question is i can still drive it correct??? … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
2,596 satisfied customers
I wanted to know how much a trans. fluid does a cvt,
i wanted to know how much a trans. fluid does a cvt, mistubishi lancer es 2010 2.0 hold? … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
2,596 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Monteo Limited that wont start. I
Second opinion] I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Monteo Limited that wont start. I parked it one day and about a week later it will crank but not start. I was getting a P0450 and a P0441 code before I parked … read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
I hear a grinding noise when driving my 2005 Montero, it
I hear a grinding noise when driving my 2005 Montero, it stops when I come to a full stop and gives a little clunk sound. It's intermittent and now I'm hearing like somethings caught underneath like d… read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
Live 100Km from nearest dealer and need service reset
Live 100Km from nearest dealer and need service reset procedure for Triton modelMQ3W20 … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
91 satisfied customers
Srs light is on. I have a 2007 gallant Rallyart. Gallant
Where else i need to look, or what i need to check on… read more
Anthony P.
Anthony P.
high school
368 satisfied customers
My speedometer and tempature gauge are not working properly.
My speedometer and tempature gauge are not working properly … read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
Battery was dead. Jumpstarted it. Dash lights went on n off
Battery was dead. Jumpstarted it. Dash lights went on n off while driving . Head lights seemed not as bright. Seem like engine Misses at 2500 rpms? … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
160 satisfied customers
Restarting after 2 years out of service. Powers up, turn the
restarting after 2 years out of service. Powers up, turn the key and NOTHING happens … read more
Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley
master technition
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,197 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 montaro sport, the other day it ran fine it,s
Hi,I have a 2003 montaro sport, the other day it ran fine it,s rained for the last 4 days so i didn't drive it today i go out to start the car and go to town and it won't start. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
160 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Monteo Limited that wont start. I
I have a 2001 Mitsubishi Monteo Limited that wont start. I parked it one day and about a week later it will crank but not start. I was getting a P0450 and a P0441 code before I parked the vehicle.I've… read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
Sometimes i'm driving and then the check engine ligght would
sometimes i'm driving and then the check engine ligght would come on and the car wud maintain speed until revs drop and then cuts out.i wud then have to wait a little while and then restart engine.wha… read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
I have a 99 Mitsubishi 3000gt sl with transmission problems
I have a 99 Mitsubishi 3000gt sl with transmission problems when driving on freeway and I step heavy on gas pedal the engine races up but the transmission slips and speed slowly increases until the mo… read more
Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley
master technition
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,197 satisfied customers
I changed the battery of my 2003 Eclipse Spyder today. Now
I changed the battery of my 2003 Eclipse Spyder today. Now the alarm goes off every time I start the car. … read more
eric remington
eric remington
FORMER SHOP OWNER/TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR
associates degree
580 satisfied customers
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer. Car has a shimmy at high speeds 65
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer. Car has a shimmy at high speeds 65 and above. New tires and rims and checked everything again on the balancer at work. What would also cause this… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
160 satisfied customers
Have a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero limited that has 4 wheel
have a 2001 Mitsubishi Montero limited that has***** it's stuck in park. it has something to do with the*****shifter as it did this before and when I moved it in and out of*****it freed up the regular… read more
Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr
ase master
Master's Degree
205 satisfied customers
2003 eclipse 2.4 no 12v going to crank sensor. turn signals
2003 eclipse 2.4 no 12v going to crank sensor. turn signals quit working . car cranks no spark. what supplies … read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
It cranks but won't start. I haven't checked the spark plugs
I haven't checked the spark plugs and it does have gas. I don't know how to check if the fuel is getting through the system. … read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
3,963 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x