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  1. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    I attempted to change the serpentine belt on my car and the tensioner bolt snapped leaving the treads in side the base of the tensioner pulley can anyone please help what must I do pertaining to repairing this?
  2. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Does anyone know what length belt is needed with the AC deleted? Just hoping to save the effort of measuring when my engine is re-assembled. I was dumb and bought an OEM sized belt remembering I'm removing my underdrive pulley, but forgot I was also removing the AC lol.
  3. Problem Reports
    Hey guys, so I recently bought a used Mitsubishi Eclipse with the help of a mechanic and at first I loved it but issues arose everywhere. Here are the issues I've found so far. 1) On occasion, a loud squealing noise can be heard from the hood of the car (serpentine belt issue maybe?). Sometimes...
  4. Problem Reports
    Boy, I got the crap scared out of me recently! I was at work out of state when my wife messaged me and told me that our 17 y.o. son was at a local fast food joint in the Eclipse when it made a terrible noise under the hood and wouldn't run. Of course, my first thought was the timing belt had...
  5. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Good evening, Hi, I was looking into a problem with my eclipse, and I actually found a way to solve it here in this forum, so thank you guys! ... So my original problem was that my "serpentine belt" just busted, completely, like I didn't even have to pull it, it just fell off, it was all...
  6. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Hey all, my friends 2006 lancer ralliart with 168000kms is making a really loud grinding noise. A bit of a backstory, he bought the car about 3.5 years ago for $2600 with 167,000kms, had the original timing belt so i suggested he change it out asap. He took it to his mechanic, who changed out...
  7. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Hope everyone is having a great weekend! Quick question in regards to maintenance my 2007 Eclipse GT that just hit 70k miles. When switching out the serpentine belt should I switch out the tensioner as well or is it okay just to do the belt? Thanks for the help! Sent from my iPhone using...
  8. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Just wondering if anyone has had these issues: I have had the serpentine belt changed THREE times since April 2015 due to it being noisy at idle & while driving. Car had 60361 miles when I bought it in January 2015. The first time it was changed at 65230 miles in April 2015, the mechanic put...
  9. Problem Reports
    Hi, as the title might suggest im trying to replace my serpentine belt cause it's making squeaky noise after cold start. Anyway, after doing some research around the forum and looking into tearstone guide, it seems like the only way for me to replace the belt is jacking the car up and work...
  10. Automotive For Sale/Wanted
    Everything sold !!!!
  11. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Forgive me if I'm bringing up a previous thread but I couldn't find anything referencing performance increases due to bypassing the a/c compresser. Has anyone tried this before? How did it turn out?
  12. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Hey guys, I live in PA and im looking for someone who has done the timing belt/water pump install and pullys ect, I also have a serpentine belt aswell as spark plugs to install which is all at the same general time. If you live within a few hours, id be willing to come to you and help as much as...
  13. Problem Reports
    Hi everyone. I have this problem whenever I do a cold start (below 60F), there would be a noise coming from the left side of the engine. I've searched different topics about this problem lately and I'm just not sure which one is the culprit. Some people say it's the tensioner, serpentine belt...
  14. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    Okay, another pulley-related question. On the serpentine belt that runs the alternator, there's a pulley off to the left by itself. I was told by a guy at the shop I use that it was an idler pulley; but I can't seem to find that in any diagrams. Does anybody know the name of this pulley? I can...
  15. Automotive For Sale/Wanted
    I have a few things for sale: 1) OEM Oil Filler Cap SOLD 2) Transmission Mount SOLD 3) OEM Crank Pulley SOLD 4) BRAND NEW GATES MICRO V-RIBBED SERPENTINE BELT ($15+shipping) Thanks!
  16. 2006-2012 Eclipse (General 4G)
    When i start my car, there is a kind of a noise from the Tensioner pulley area. I have RRE Underdrive Pulley and a New Serpentine Belt.- I took it to the mechanic, and he showed me that the noise was coming from the tensioner since it was wobbling just a tad? He said its nothing to worry about...
  17. 4G Eclipse GT/SE Specific
    So a day or two I notice a very slight ticking sound when I start up my car. It has been cold out and it seemed to go away once the engine was warmed up. So I didn't think too much of it. But planned on stopping by the dealer to have them check it out. Now. Tonight on my way home. It was very...
  18. Problem Reports
    I needed an oil change the other day, and the local shop (whom I trust ALOT) had a special that included all an oil change, full inspection, and free tire rotation for $14.00. Since that's cheaper than buying the oil myself, I went. While my car was being inspected, they called me out there to...
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