check engine light comes on intermittently


Asked by Oct 11, 2010 at 11:21 PM about the 2007 Mitsubishi Triton

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the check engine light is coming on intermittently... on yesterday, off today. It
seems to come on when I accelerate to overtake, but only sometimes. Power loss
results. I live in Cambodia and so service, and quality of service is very limited. Will
it damage the engine if left unchecked? Is there a quick fix available? The car has
done 32,000 km's and is 2 1/2 year old. Serviced regularly but as I say,
questionable quality. many thanks

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yeah, seems that it happen to me too, dunno what cause it, happen every time i hits bump or accelerate, when the check engine light appear...u can feel ur engine power loss. Just my luck because my truck milage @ 80,000km i send it to mitsubishi service centre for major service. Ever since more check engine light appears, even i accel or hit bump. Now my mileage almost 90,000km and it just smooth like new, hopefully nothing happen after major service.

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thanks mitsu. The problem seems to have gone away, at least until the next time. Mitsub. cambodia want to replace an electrical component which they say will take 4 hours.... I think I will live with it...

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