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  1. 4G Eclipse GT/SE Specific
    So I was driving today on the freeway and I was in second gear to overtake a big semi, but I didn’t realize I had to shift! (stupid me) so the the tach bounced off the limiter and I just hear my exhaust go “pop pop pop” and the car shut off. I coasted into a gas station, tried to start it up...
  2. Driveline
    I'm an old school shade tree mechanic who hasn't turned a wrench in a long time. I'm starting to mod the '08 GT I've had for 3 years already and I could use some advice from other gearheads about what mods I should address first. I'm looking to build for performance before hanging any...
  3. Problem Reports
    It looks like these pieces go together. What am I looking at? [08' Eclipse GS]
  4. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Transmission fluid Manual 09 GS My local Mechanic put RedLine 75w-80 full synthetic gear oil when he replaced the clutch. a year later, I changed the CV axle shaft and lost a bit of trans fluid in the process so I decided to drain and refill myself. I went to O'Reilly's and they gave me a...
  5. Wheels, Tires, Brakes and Suspension
    Hi all, 10 years ago when I bought my eclipse (3.8L V6) I had an Eibach lowering springs/kit installed. I just recently broke the rear passenger spring. The mechanic said I'd have to make sure to get the same size replacement spring. The problem is I can't remember the size of the springs...
  6. New Members Forum
    Hello my name is Brandon and also my son Zavier. I just purchased an 07 GS for his graduation present from a long time friend of mine. It's his second car as his first car was an 06 Corolla. 07 GS auto Satin Meisei Gray Pearl with aero package DC air intake 18x 8.5 Klutch slc1 wheels Lowered on...
  7. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    2009 Eclipse GS. I was talking with my co worker about my fuel economy or lack of. He suggested changing the fuel injectors. Will this increase my fuel economy and if so could you steer me towards what products to look for. I would have a mechanic handle this job. Thanks
  8. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    I'm looking to order Shocks & Struts for my 2008 Eclipse Spyder GT. I usually use RockAuto when ordering parts. When looking at these products I found both Front Struts and Rear Shocks, but the fronts did not come with the coil that I see when looking at my vehicle. I'm wondering if anyone could...
  9. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Hi Guys...Son was driving Spyder and broke an axle. Thought it was transmission, and I wasn't around so I picked up a completely rebuilt one with new torque converter. When I had it delivered to mechanic told I was lucky it was only axle...so I now proudly own a rebuilt I don't need. If anyone...
  10. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    I have oem headlight with D1S bulb hid and i wanted to replace it with H13 LED but my mechanic said it can't be done for some reason and i was not there and when i took the car i was in a hurry Can someone explain why!? Cuz i know as far as wiring it can be converted but he said something...
  11. Submissions
    Was told my transmission was shot after getting stuck on side of road. Picked up a completely rebuilt trans with new converter to have installed. After car towed to mechanic it was just a broken axle. Rebuilt never installed transmission. My loss is your gain....$900.00
  12. Problem Reports
    As I am searching through the car I am finding out that the previous person that owned the car either did some work on the car or a mechanic forgot to put screws back in certain places. I've been on e-bay trying to use their diagram to find the specific screws I am missing but have had no luck...
  13. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    Hey guys, I've recently been having a problem with getting my 2011 Eclipse GS automatic to start. I was wondering if anyone has had the same problem or has any idea what the problem could be before I take it in to a mechanic. When I start, the engine turns over and starts, but has a very rough...
  14. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    09 GS W/Manual AC air will not reach its potential temperature and local mechanic believes it could be that the Blend Door is allowing heated air to blend with the cold air. Trying to locate the Door and associated actuator on my manual and discovered the nomenclature is different with...
  15. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    I was told my valve seals need to be replaced due to smoke anyone that can help me probably save some money or ideas? My mechanic told me it would b $1300 do they gotta take the block out? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. 4G Eclipse GT/SE Specific
    I have a 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT with the 3.8L and have recently experienced power steering issues. I have no power steering until about 2000 RPMs and then after that point it works as it should. I've tried bleeding the system by jacking the front up and steering lock to lock as well as using...
  17. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    ok so i just bought this car , its an 08 eclipse gs and the previous owner told me that she went to a restaurant , ate and when she was going to leave the car would crank, turn over but wont start. I took it to my friends mechanic shop and hooked up the scanner tool to it... there no...
  18. 4G Eclipse GS/SE Specific
    Hi, i currently bought a Mitsubishi eclipse 2009 GS, and after some time i notice that the struts weren't working right. I bring it to a mechanic and other places where they do auto repairs, and they told me that all 4 struts are leaking + all 4 springs are broken. Im currently looking for...
  19. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    I got this new Rabbit and before I got an inspection sticker(2007 GT V6), It is throwing p0421. I need sticker in a week and I have no idea how to get it done. MA state. Do you know any mechanic nearby who can fix and get the sticker done? As I have already spent money, I do not want to...
  20. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Anyone done it before? I have a rusted fuel filler neck and prepared for tank inlet to be rusted as well. Hoping not, but prepared for the worst.
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