i drive a mitsubishi mirage 1997 saloon car. my problem is that when the engine gets hot, it begins to backfire with a "poo-poo" sound after which the engine slows down to a stop.

Asked by Jun 26, 2014 at 08:28 AM about the 1997 Mitsubishi Mirage

Question type: General

the engine comes back to normal speed when it is restarted but it begins to make a loud noise ""poo-poo"" then it slows down to a stop. please what could be the problem?

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You may have a bad Crank Position Sensor. Is your check engine light on? If so, you should get the codes read. That will narrow it down to the exact issue...........

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the check engine light is on


Bring it to a shop and have them read your error codes. That is why the check engine light is on. They will be able to diagnose the exact issue.

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