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Doug, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience:  Mitsubishi employed and Factory trained ASE certified technician
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I run the engine and it runs fine to normal running temp

Customer Question

i run the engine and it runs fine to normal running temp then the fans come on i shut the engine down and it wont start i have no spark to # 2 and 3 coil
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2001 galant 2.4
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: well let me fill you in on the crazyness ive endured,well when it came to me it had to be started by a start switch witch was wired in from the starter to a start switch so i found that the electric part of the ignition switch was bad so i replaced it now it starts by key now on and on so i will cut to the chace the owner brought me used sensors crank and cam and coils the didnt run but at least now it runs but once you shut it off it looses spark on #2and 3 coil
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: what about running copper plugs
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  david craig replied 12 months ago.

Hi Im David...pull the plugs on the 2 cylinders and check for cracks in the ceramic. you really need to look very very close. a tiny tiny crack will cause a misfire when warmed up due to heat expansion

Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.

do you still need assistance?

Expert:  david craig replied 11 months ago.


Expert:  Greg replied 11 months ago.

Hi .

If you still need assistance then please get back to me .

and let me know if the check engine light is ON when the engine is running .

If yes please check for malfunction codes anmd let me know what they are .

Rgds Greg