I have a 2002 Mitsubishi eclipse, so when I opened my door and sat in the car, smoke was coming out the fuse box, tryes to start the car and it did nothing.

Asked by Apr 03, 2015 at 06:24 PM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put jumper cables on and I didn't
connect it to anything. And the car
turned on, I have to put the two
jumper cables on to start it, can
someone please help me

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That sounds serious! You have a short somewhere! Check all the fuses and see if you have any that are a higher amperage than what's supposed to be in there. If so, I'll bet that's the circuit where the problem is. HTH. -Jim

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