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  1. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    So yea, I noticed my outer boot on the passenger side had a small rip in it and the grease was out. I duct taped the hell out of it for now. Should I stick with OEM 100 bucks, or an aftermarket like Dorman split boot or Beck and Arnley for under 30 bucks? Any advice on how to change out if I'm...
  2. Driveline
    So, I have a few problems with my driveline - I think. 2007 GS - 5MTX 1. My gears grind if I shift too quickly. There doesn't seem to be specific gears that do it, but I've noticed it on gears 2,3 and 5. 2. When I let off and reapply gas, there's a jerk each time. When I let off, there is a...
  3. Problem Reports
    So, after being gone all summer in Virginia (i.e. being unable to work on my car), I finally got back under my car to hunt down the source of a power steering leak I developed out there. Fortunately, the leak has stopped and I can't locate where it ever came from. Unfortunately, I discovered my...
  4. Problem Reports
    Daughters 06 (with 65000 miles) front left wheel started squeaking on left turns. Goes away when braking. Sounded a little like brake wear sensor so I replaced pads. Didn't help. Sounds like a wheel hub or cv joint noise. Does this sound familiar to anyone? Where should I look next?
  5. Wheels, Tires, Brakes and Suspension
    alrite guys check this out for us eclipse owners that r slammed on coils or on bags or any type and that has the notorious cv boot ripping. and jst want to rebuilt the inner cv axle here u guys. check this item out make sure u know wich one is compatable wit the one u need Inner CV Joint...
  6. Problem Reports
    Ill keep it short, sweet and to the point :D Couple weeks ago my CV Joint Boot broke and i ended up having to get a new front right axle put in. So much dirt and crap got in there that that was the only choice i had. Well, while my local mechanic was fixing it he found out the wheel hub bearing...
  7. Problem Reports
    So about five days ago I was driving and I started hearing this light rattling noise on the left side of my car, more towards the front. It was the equivalent of me tapping my knuckle on the car gently. At first I thought it was my rotors because they are definitely dead, and have been for a...
  8. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    Has anyone come across EMPI CV JOINT Front AXLE shafts for our GS ? I was looking to change mine, and the only ones really available at a good price are the EMPI Ones. PartsTrain.com - Hard to Find Auto Parts and Truck Parts - Mitsubishi Axle Assembly - For 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 4 Cyl...
  9. Wheels, Tires, Brakes and Suspension
    For all of my fellow slammed, camber rolin fam, you know what im talking about I have blown my fourth godamn cv joint and im fed up with paying $130.00 each time to fix. And I absolutely refuse to continue to own this car if I have to raise it. So do cv boot kits exist for our cars? Im...
  10. Driveline
    I replaced my continuous velocity joint or CV joint today. Fairly simple how to. Tools: Torque wrench Breaker Bar 4ft-6ft Pipe 32mm socket 24mm socket 14mm socket Pickle fork Needle Nose Pliers Screw Driver Penetrating Oil Take wheel off. There is a 32mm nut with a cotter pin in it. Take...
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