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Mitsubishi Servicing & Repair

If your Mitsubishi has broken down or you need an important Mitsubishi milestone service or general maintenance in the Leicester area it can be quite stressful choosing a mechanic familiar with your Mitsubishi model or type of Repairs repair if you haven't had time to build up a relationship with a local garage
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If your Mitsubishi needs an urgent repair, a new timing belt , brake pads or just a general service and oil change and you're looking for a garage or mobile mechanic in the Leicester area then use our simple form to arrange a quote; Perhaps you need a specialist mechanic or a garage in the Leicester area experienced with diagnosing common Mitsubishi problems or with the OBD equipment to identify & reset factory service faults and take care of those service warning lights
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Mitsubishi Leicester Repairs

Mitsubishi Repairs Leicester

We can help source most Mitsubishi Parts for local fitting

Mitsubishi Cooling System
Replacement Mitsubishi radiators fitted, cooling system pipework inspected for leaks and cooling fluid replaced to keep your Mitsubishi engine at its optimal operating temperature

Mitsubishi Fuel Pumps
Often replaced at a milestone service if the fuel pump is operated by the Timing belt

Mitsubishi Gearboxes
Mitsubishi Manual & Automatic gearbox servicing & repair - Fitting a new or reconditioned Mitsubishi gearbox

Mitsubishi Suspension System
Mitsubishi replacement shock absorbers & springs fitted for front or rear suspension problems, broken springs. Custom suspension systems installed, lowering springs fitted

Mitsubishi Timing Belt - Mitsubishi Cambelt
Mitsubishi Timing Belts replaced as part of a planned Mitsubishi service or if the Timing Belt on your Mitsubishi has snapped then a full engine inspection for valve & piston damage

Mitsubishi Alternators
Replacement Mitsubishi alternators fitted

Mitsubishi EGR Valves
Replacement Mitsubishi EGR valves - ensure the exhaust gas recirculation system is functioning correctly on your Mitsubishi - The EGR valve helps your Mitsubishi burn fuel more efficiently by recirculating a portion the exhaust gas through combustion chamber and helps reduce Mitsubishi engine emissions; a broke or sticking EGR valve can be the cause of an MOT failure due to excessive emissions

Mitsubishi Engines
Mitsubishi Engine repairs, cylinder head skimming, valves & pistons

Mitsubishi Oil Change & Filters Replaced
Mitsubishi Air filters, pollen filters; oil filter & fuel filter replaced, engine oil changed - Multigrade or Synthetic oils

Mitsubishi Clutches
Mitsubishi clutch repairs Leicester - Checking for leaks and repairing-replacing the clutch master-slave cylinder and fitting a new Mitsubishi Clutch kit

Mitsubishi Brakes
Routine Mitsubishi servicing, replacement Mitsubishi brake pads & discs fitted, Mitsubishi hydraulic pipework and joints inspected, repaired or replaced for a complete braking system overhaul

Mitsubishi Autoelectrics
Mitsubishi electrical faults diagnosed - OBD fault finding - Mitsubishi engine fault codes checked & service lights reset - ECU problems, key coding and CANBUS systems checked

Mitsubishi Exhausts
Mitsubishi Engine manifolds, Front box, Back box, catalytic converter and exhaust pipes for Mitsubishi Exhausts fitted & welded

Mitsubishi Tyres
Steel wheels, alloy wheels and tyres repaired and replaced with cheap tyres, run-flat tyres or low profile & performance tyres depending upon your budget and driving requirements. Part-Worn tyres may be available for your Mitsubishi model

Mitsubishi Body Panels
Replacement Mitsubishi panels fitted & sprayed to match - Light Mitsubishi Panel damage repairs

Mitsubishi Starter Motors
Replacement Mitsubishi Starter motors installed

Mitsubishi Paint Resprays
Paint resprays for minor scratch damage to the Mitsubishi paint surface or coating; Custom paintwork to make your Mitsubishi different using metallic paints, pearlescent pigments or company colours.

Mitsubishi Performance Spares
OEM Mitsubishi parts fitted or replaced with alternative performance parts

Mitsubishi Electrical Components
Mitsubishi electrical faults repaired using Mitsubishi OEM components - Mitsubishi sensors checked e.g. Lambda sensors, air flow meters etc

Leicester Brake Fitting - New Disc Brakes & Pads

Mitsubishi brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle

The brake pedal controls the Master Cylinder (a fluid filled hydraulic piston) that transfers stopping power to the brakes

Modern Mitsubishi braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure

Leicester Mitsubishi Brake Repairs

Mitsubishi disc brakes have a pair of high friction brake pads mounted either side of a brake disc

Hydraulic braking pressure forces a brake calliper to press the brake pads against the disc to apply the necessary stopping force

Drum Brakes, if fitted, are usually found on Mitsubishi rear wheels

Drum Brakes are an older system than Mitsubishi disc brakes and use two half moon shaped brake shoes that move outwards during use to apply a frictional stopping force against the inside of a brake drum

In hydraulic braking systems, braking pressure operates a slave cylinder

Mitsubishi Brake Servicing - Mitsubishi Brake Maintenance & Parts Replacement

if the Mitsubishi brakes overheat and are allowed to cool with pressure still applied for m the brake pads/shoes then it is possible for the disc to warp.

If the Mitsubishi brake discs warp then they should be replaced immediately

Mitsubishi Brakes will safely function correctly without the need for replacement for many thousands of miles

Mitsubishi brake discs will wear and need replacing eventually and should be inspected for pitting

The brake pads on your Mitsubishi should wear first

Mitsubishi Brake Servicing & Inspection Leicester

Top Up Brake and Clutch Fluid Levels or

Brake calliper operation

Hydraulic brake pipe fittings and joints for corrosion and leaking

Wheel cylinder condition

Auxiliary handbrake shoes where appropriate

Correct brake pad movement and level of wear

Replace Brake Fluid if necessary

Brake drum condition

ABS warning light operation

Lubricate Hand Brake Linkages

Handbrake function and travel

General brake disc condition

Hand brake linkage condition

Clean and remove brake dust and loose corrosion and dirt from drums

Brake pipe Condition

Adjust handbrake

And carry out the following maintenance of your Mitsubishi braking system:-

Mitsubishi Steering System

Common symptoms of Mitsubishi steering alignment problems include:-
Vehicle Drift - Your Mitsubishi tends to pull left or right when travelling in a straight line
Modern Power steering and Drive by Wire Systems do not have the same mechanical linkages between the steering column and drive wheels making it difficult to 'feel' how the steering is performing.

The tyre tread is rapidly removed from the inner or outer tyre edge of your front tyres

The tyres will need to be replaced much sooner than necessary until the steering rack is adjusted to bring your wheels into correct alignment

One of the first signs of a potential problem with your Mitsubishi steering system is uneven tyre wear

Mitsubishi steering inspections:-

Correct wheel balance, including spare

Steering Linkages for wear and corrosion

Correct wheel nut torque to manufacturer's recommendations

Wheel Bearings for wear - play or noise

Correct Tyre Pressure - inc Spare

Steering Rack Gaiter condition

Steering Condition

Mitsubishi Tyre wear and wheel alignment

Tyre Condition - inc Spare

Power Steering Reservoir Levels and Top Up

Mitsubishi Services Braking System Servicing and Repair

The enforced contact between the brake pads and brake drum or brake disc increases friction to slow down or stop the vehicle.

Brakes can last for thousand of miles depending on use and regular service.

Braking increases hydraulic brake fluid pressure.

Modern braking systems use hydraulic links to transfer stopping power.

The brake pedal is attached the Master Cylinder; a fluid filled hydraulic piston.

The hydraulic brake fluid is a non-compressible liquid so braking pressure is transferred via the brake pipes to the wheels and operates a slave cylinder piston that forces the brake pads against a brake drum or brake disc.

Replacement Mitsubishi Cambelt - Timing Belt

Often it is prudent to replace a combination of items associated with the timing system. Most of the needed Mitsubishi parts can be obtained as timing kits containing the appropriate timing components; such as: Mitsubishi timing belt
timing belt tensioners
timing belt tensioner idler roller
front lower crank shaft seal
water pump gasket

Since Mitsubishi Timing Belts are hidden inside the engine they tend to be forgotten when purchasing a used Mitsubishi

Generally Mitsubishi belts should be replaced every 60,000 miles or less. So, if you have just bought a secondhand Mitsubishi that has 40,000 to 80,000 miles then it is important to know if the timing belt has been replaced or needs replacing. Check the Mitsubishi Owner's manual for your model for the recommended changing frequency

High compression diesel engines are normally interference engines

Timing belts must be replaced at a specified manufacturer's interval. The timing belt should also be inspected regularly and replaced immediately if there is any evidence of cracking or fraying cuts or excessive wear

If the timing belt snaps it will most probably cause serious engine damage. The camshaft stops turning with some of the valves left in the open position. In a Free Running Engine there is enough clearance between a fully open valve and the piston head to avoid serious damage. In an Interference Engine there is no clearance and the engine relies upon accurate timing to keep the valves and piston head separated. With a broken timing belt; the inertia helps the crankshaft to rotate freely forcing the pistons to strike the open valves resulting in damaged valves, pistons, and possibly even damage to the cylinder head

The toothed belt connecting the engine crankshaft to the camshaft is known as the Cambelt or Timing belt

The Timing Belt synchronizes the camshaft to the crankshaft position ensuring the valves open and close at the correct time in relation to the piston. Some vehicles use a cam chain in place of the belt or a timing gear system instead

Leicester:- Mitsubishi Replacement Clutch

When the clutch is dis-engaged the clamping force is removed so the clutch disc spins with the flywheel and no power is transmitted

The pressure plate comprises heavy-duty release springs, a metal pressure ring acting as a high friction surface to interact with the clutch disc, a thrust ring (or thrust fingers) for the release bearing, and release levers

The Mitsubishi clutch disc is, not surprisingly, a disc with each side covered in a high friction material. It is designed to engage with the high-friction surfaces of the pressure plate and flywheel. It is also designed to transmit power to theMitsubishi transmission system

Disengaging the clutch acts on heavy-duty release springs to isolate the pressure plate so that the disc is no longer pressed against the flywheel

The centre of the clutch disc has a spline pattern that matches splines on the power input shaft of the transmission system

Mitsubishi Clutch failure often occurs when one or more of the high friction surface materials wears out on the disc. Even when the pressure plate is engaged and a clamping force is applied, there is no longer sufficient friction to transmit power without the clutch slipping. Normally the Mitsubishi clutch disc and pressure plate are replaced. Replacing the Mitsubishi Clutch is a major operation and it is sometimes advisable to replace a number of items, often supplied as a Mitsubishi Clutch kit:-
Mitsubishi clutch disc
pressure plate
release bearing
pilot bearing - bushing (when required)
internal Mitsubishi clutch slave cylinder

Engaging the clutch forces the clutch against the flywheel transmitting power from the crankshaft to the transmission shaft

Mitsubishi Fuel Injection

Mitsubishi Re-Mapping Leicester
The Mitsubishi ECU can be replaced with a programmable ECU or re-mapped to electronically alter the engine performance characteristics

Mitsubishi Fuel Injection
Fuel injection systems mix fuel with just the right amount of air for optimal combustion & energy release in an internal combustion engine

EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
The Mitsubishi fuel injection system is controlled by a mini-computer or Electronic Control Unit (ECU) that assimilates data from a series of temperature sensors and oxygen or lambda sensors providing feedback to help optimise fuel efficiency and power under a variety of conditions

Mitsubishi Engine Mapping
The Mitsubishi ECU controlling engine performance is pre-programmed with software containing embedded data on engine performance for different combinations of engine speed and acceleration

LPG Petrol or Diesel Metering
Fuel Injection systems have replaced carburetors for the accurate mixing and delivering of petrol, lpg or diesel fuel in modern Mitsubishi vehicles

Mitsubishi Engine Oil Change

Moisture Scavengers - Detergents - Acidity Regulators
Moisture scavengers, detergents and acidity regulators prevent all kinds of contaminants degrading and abrading the internal moving surfaces of your Mitsubishi engine minimising the effects that water, particles, and fuel combustion residus can have on Mitsubishi performance
Once they have absorbed the maximum amount of water and other contaminants; the risk of corrosion and failure in your in your Mitsubishi engine increases

Oil & Filter Change
A new Mitsubishi oil filter and oil change shouldn't need a specialist Mitsubishi engineer and is minimal compared to the cost of an Engine Rebuild; with regular maintenance and routine servicing working out cheaper than disaster recover when your Mitsubishi engine fails

Oil Change Masterclass
Keep a small amount of the engine oil used in your next oil change in a sealed container; then when you check your oil level with the dipstick you can compare the lubricity or lubricating properties of the oil against your fresh oil:- If the oil on the dipstick seems thin compared to your reference oil sample; it may be time to get an oil change to keep your Mitsubishi running smoothly

Oil Change Frequency
The mechanics rule of thumb with traditional multigrade engine oils used to be "change the oil every 3000 miles" but many vehicle manufacturers indicate 5000 to 7000 miles. Initially, follow the Mitsubishi recommended oil change guidelines to ensure you validate your warranty.

Anti Oxidants
Preventing internal engine oxidation in your Mitsubishi motor is the job of sacrificial anti-oxidants present in the lubricating oil; Anti oxidants are sacrificed to protect your engine and will eventually be depleted making it necessary to change your oil regularly

Synthetic Oil Change - Leicester
Modern synthetic oils can last longer than old petroleum based multigrades because they are more inert with a laboratory designed molecular structure and fewer natural catalytic impurities that increase oil breakdown compared to the cheaper engine oils

Oil Composition
Engine Lubricating Oil is composed of hundreds of chemicals; some can interact chemically, polymerise, oxidise and break down with the extreme conditions of temperature & shear forces pulling the oil molecules apart in your Mitsubishi engine thus, changing the lubrication properties.

Mitsubishi Exhaust Fitting Leicester

The exhaust pipework helps muffle and deaden the noise from the fuel combustion process

The Mitsubishi exhaust system allows poisonous gases from the fuel combustionto vent into the atmoshpere away from the driver and cabin

Explosions from the instantaneous ignition of the compressed fuel and air igniting in the combustion chamber creat a lot of noise that needs to be silenced in the urban environment

Corroded exhaust pipes allow fumes and noise to escape; increasing the risk of poisonous carbon monoxide entering the cabin and significantly increasing noise making detection an easy task

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Mitsubishi ABS - Anti-lock Braking System

  • ABS Ecu
  • ABS Sensor
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS Pump
  • ABS Modulator
  • ABS Pump Modulator Combined

Mitsubishi Aircon (Air Conditioning)

  • Mitsubishi AC Radiator
  • Mitsubishi AC Compressor
  • Mitsubishi AC Receiver Drier
  • Mitsubishi AC Pump
  • Mitsubishi AC Condenser
  • Mitsubishi AC Fluid Top Up
  • Mitsubishi AC Evaporator

Mitsubishi Fuel, Oil & Air Filters

  • Mitsubishi Cabin Air and Pollen Filter
  • Mitsubishi Oil Filter
  • Mitsubishi Air Filter
  • Mitsubishi Transmission Filter Kit
  • Mitsubishi Fuel Filter

Mitsubishi Sensors

  • Mitsubishi Air Flow Mass Meter
  • Mitsubishi Temperature Sensor
  • Mitsubishi Oxygen Sensor

Mitsubishi Electrical Components

  • Mitsubishi Window Motors
  • Mitsubishi Fog Lights
  • Mitsubishi Oxygen Sensor
  • Mitsubishi Spark Plugs
  • Mitsubishi Parking Light
  • Mitsubishi Thermostats
  • Mitsubishi Alternator
  • Mitsubishi Antenna
  • Mitsubishi Electronic Control Unit
  • Mitsubishi Headlights
  • Mitsubishi Spark Plug HT Leads
  • Mitsubishi Bulbs
  • Mitsubishi Water Pump
  • Mitsubishi Heater Core
  • Mitsubishi Heater Blower Motor
  • Mitsubishi Eibach Pro Kit
  • Mitsubishi Tail Lights
  • Mitsubishi Ignition Coil
  • Mitsubishi Fuel Pump
  • Mitsubishi Starter Motor
  • Mitsubishi ECU Mapping Remap
  • Mitsubishi Cooling Fan
  • Mitsubishi Lambda Sensor

Mitsubishi Wheel & Axle

  • Mitsubishi Ball Joints
  • Mitsubishi Tyres
  • Mitsubishi Control Arm
  • Mitsubishi CV Joint Boot Kit
  • Mitsubishi Axle Assembly
  • Mitsubishi Alloy Wheel Repairs

Mitsubishi Braking System

  • Mitsubishi Brake Rotor
  • Mitsubishi Brake Master Cylinder
  • Mitsubishi Brake Discs
  • Mitsubishi Brake Compensator Valve
  • Mitsubishi Brake Pads
  • Mitsubishi Brake Drums
  • Mitsubishi Brake Calipers
  • Mitsubishi Brake Servo
  • Mitsubishi Brake Slave Cylinder

Mitsubishi Clutches

  • Mitsubishi Dual Mass Flywheel
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Kit
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Slave Cylinder
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Pedal
  • Mitsubishi Flywheel
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Cable
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Pressure Plate
  • Mitsubishi Clutch Master Cylinder

Mitsubishi Exhaust Systems

  • Mitsubishi Catalytic Converter (Catalyst)
  • Mitsubishi EGR Valve
  • Mitsubishi Exhaust Pipes
  • Mitsubishi Lambda Sensor
  • Mitsubishi Muffler
  • Mitsubishi Exhaust System Complete
  • Mitsubishi Tailpipe
  • Mitsubishi Exhaust Manifold
  • Mitsubishi Silencer
  • Mitsubishi Oxygen Sensor
  • Mitsubishi Exhaust Box
  • Mitsubishi Exhaust

Mitsubishi Engine Parts

  • Mitsubishi Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Mitsubishi Ignition Coil
  • Mitsubishi Engine Mounts
  • Mitsubishi Distributor Cap & Rotor
  • Mitsubishi Timing Chain Kits
  • Mitsubishi Timing Belt Kits
  • Mitsubishi Fuel Injector
  • Mitsubishi Pistons and Cylinder

Mitsubishi Gaskets

  • Mitsubishi Cylinder Head Gasket
  • Mitsubishi Valve Cover Gasket

Mitsubishi Oil & Hydraulics

  • Mitsubishi Oil and Hydraulic Fluid
  • Mitsubishi Fuel Cap
  • Mitsubishi Oil Cap
  • Mitsubishi Oil Pump
  • Mitsubishi Oil Filter
  • Mitsubishi Oil Sump and Plate

Mitsubishi Misc

  • Mitsubishi Power Steering Pump
  • Mitsubishi Steering Rack
  • Mitsubishi Throttle Body & Cable
  • Mitsubishi Radiator Pipes
  • Mitsubishi Serpentine and V Belt
  • Mitsubishi Wiper Blades
  • Mitsubishi Struts
  • Mitsubishi Hood Emblems
  • Mitsubishi Bonnet Latch and Strut
  • Mitsubishi Windscreen Wipers
  • Mitsubishi Tie Rods
  • Mitsubishi Radiator
  • Mitsubishi Power Steering Hoses
  • Mitsubishi Shock Absorbers

Mitsubishi Suspension

  • Mitsubishi Additional Suspension Components
  • Suspension Struts
  • Spring Condition
  • Shock absorbers operation, evidence of Mitsubishi bush wear
  • Tie Rods
  • Rubber Grommets
  • Shock Absorber performance
  • Rubber Bushes
  • Idler arm
  • Control Arms or Blades
  • Pitman arm - Rear Wheel Drive Suspension
  • Struts
  • Mitsubishi Timing Belt or Cambelt
  • Suspension Strut Pivots
  • Ball Joints
  • Sway Bar
  • Inner and Outer Tie Rod ends

Mitsubishi Problems

  • Slipping when cold
  • My Mitsubishi Does Not drive Straight
  • No pick up for first gear
  • Coolant Leaking
  • My Mitsubishi Won't Start
  • Engine Pings or Knocks
  • Brakes Pull To One Side When Braking
  • Air Conditioning Not Working
  • Steering Pulls To One Side
  • Judder when braking
  • Front Tyres wearing quickly
  • Mitsubishi keeps stalling
  • master cylinder leaking
  • Clutch Won't work
  • Tyre inside edge wears quickly
  • Clutch pedal on floor
  • Mitsubishi Immobiliser
  • Spongy Brakes
  • Mitsubishi Check Engine Light On
  • Blue Smoke From Exhaust
  • Automatic Locks Not Working
  • Low Brake Pedal
  • Tyre outside edge wears quickly
  • Timing Belt Loose
  • Engine Idle Surge
  • Warning Lights On
  • Engine Oil Warning Light On
  • Can't get into gear
  • Fails Emissions Test
  • Mitsubishi Radiator fan not working
  • Clutch slips at high revs
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Injection System Warning Light
  • slave cylinder leaking
  • White Smoke From Exhaust
  • No Power When Accelerating
  • Power steering feels stiff
  • Seatbelt Locked
  • Engine Idles Rough
  • Engine Misfires
  • Cylinder head leaking
  • Excessive oil consumption
  • Noisy Brakes
  • Blocked Fuel injectors
  • Loud Engine Noise
  • Flywheel Vibrating
  • Clogged Mitsubishi air filter
  • Mitsubishi Headlights not working
  • Engine Overheating
  • Clutch juddering
  • Thrust bearing worn
  • Vacuum Leak
  • Tyres vibrate
  • Heater Not Working
  • Engine Temperature Warning Light On
  • Mitsubishi check engine light on
  • Mitsubishi Lights not working
  • Engine Won't Start
  • Dim headlights on engine idle
  • Window stuck
  • Clutch slips if revved hard
  • Fuse keeps blowing
  • Engine Stalls
  • Leak in coolant system
  • Battery Keeps going flat
  • Corroded Brake Pipes
  • Knocking sound
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