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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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Second opinion] - have spark ,sprayed starter fluid, didn't

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Second opinion] - have spark ,sprayed starter fluid, didn't even hit
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: did not notice that but it does spin over
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 1995 mirage, plain has no extras on it
JA: Are you fixing your Mirage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: check for spark at the plugs and sprayed starter fluid not even a sputter as if it would start
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: did put gas in it before this happened
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer1

If you have spark but it won't run on starting fluid then you most likely have an exhaust restriction or an engine mechanical issue such as improper cam timing.

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to use a scan tool or code reader to check for fault codes. Have you checked for codes?
Did the engine die while driving?