What's wrong with my car ? I have a 2006 mitsubishi eclipes. I was driving home the other day and my car cut off on me .. Tried cranking it back up but it wasn't working. It would crank but wouldn't

Asked by Dec 21, 2014 at 05:15 PM about the 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Turn over . I replaced my fuel pump ,
relay, and later down the line my fuel
pump it worked for a couple days
and did the same thing again ... The
fuse is 9 .. 20amp

1 Answer

59,205

Check for spark, fuel and compression. The engine must have all three to run. Spray some starting fluid down the intake manifold. Just two short bursts. Does the engine run a few seconds? If so it's a fuel problem. If not it's an ignition (no spark) problem or compression (jumped timing) problem. A catastrophic failure (it just quit) is usually a fuel pump or jumped timing. An ignition system problem is usually marked by chugging, a flashing check engine light, and just generally running poorly before it actually dies. HTH. - Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2001 mitsubishi eclipse gs 2.4l 2 answers

    I just replaced the timing belt, water pump, cps, head gasket, balance shaft belt, and all of my pulleys on my 01 mitsubishi eclipse 2.4l. I have gone back and double checked all of my work, timin...

    2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I'm having a few electrical issues and can't really figure out what's wrong. 2 answers

    First off let me say that this car will not start without a jump but will stay on as long as it's running. Even when the car is on and running and everything is working fine the radio display has go...

    Mitsubishi Eclipse

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car will not start changed fuel pump getting fuel to the fuel rail but still not starting any idea's 24 answers

    Need help changed fuel pump and car still not starting getting fuel at the fuel rail wants to start with starting fluid please help

    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Fuel rail isn't firing 3 answers

    Hey guys, I have a 2001 eclipse gs. I just replaced the motor in it as I'm turning it into a fwd race car for dirt. I've had it running for weeks now. I took it into the shop and welded a Roll cage...

    2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I want it boosted, how ? 2 answers

    Can I do an Evo Swap to my 2006 eclipse 2.4 sohc!! Or any tips on turbo gear/ kit for it. What parts do I need. Can i get an already built motor ready for boost?

    2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Car Customization

Search Mitsubishi Eclipse Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Mitsubishi Eclipse Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,550
#2 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 700
#3 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
16 Great Deals out of 642 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
535 Great Deals out of 42,628 listings starting at $1,699
Used Mitsubishi Lancer
68 Great Deals out of 5,935 listings starting at $1,998
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
17 Great Deals out of 634 listings starting at $13,977
Used Nissan 350Z
82 Great Deals out of 1,472 listings starting at $3,950
Used Honda Civic
798 Great Deals out of 70,153 listings starting at $1,200
Used Dodge Charger
445 Great Deals out of 29,936 listings starting at $2,275
Used BMW 3 Series
1,461 Great Deals out of 38,440 listings starting at $1,890
Used Honda Civic Coupe
219 Great Deals out of 18,172 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
1,000 Great Deals out of 74,760 listings starting at $899
Used Subaru Impreza WRX
58 Great Deals out of 1,130 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mazda RX-8
24 Great Deals out of 407 listings starting at $1,299
Used Infiniti G35
120 Great Deals out of 3,904 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 33 listings starting at $6,900
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
17 listings starting at $6,700
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 130 listings starting at $3,995
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 152 listings starting at $3,250