I just took my 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander out to test the assemblies and the cv joints but all its making is loud metal on metal noises and it sounded like it was about to die on me. What do i do ?


Asked by Nov 22, 2013 at 12:37 AM about the 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This same 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander has many problems with it like The Front Ball
Bearings, Then it has OVERHEATING problems with the thermostat, also once i started it
up i had WHITE SMOKE coming out of my exhaust pipe also has brown leaks under car
as if it would have BIG OIL LEAK...? ( I am also gonna upload 3 Pictures of what is
connected to the wheels and axle assemblies.

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2003 Can you spell scrap iron? How many miles on it? with the problems you are saying I would probly not stick any more money in it. I have a 2005 with 95000 on it was problem free untilll I had to put all 24 lifters in it and still ticks and runs the same. But other than that it has been a great vehicail. Dam I still have warranty left on it

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mine is the 3.8 v6 all whael drive endevore. Or how ever you spelll it


Dude your head gaskets are blowen

Daniel Foster

white smoke is a bad head gasket, depending on how many times your truck has been over heated you will probably have to get head/s decked, stop diagnosing this vehical yourself you dont have the skills and take it to a real mechanic that is reputable, or just get a differnt car or engine dropped in,,, either way you have bad head gaskets

Daniel Foster

btw way what you mean by front ball bearings?? you talking about the wheel bearings/hub assembly ? if so you dont have to drive it to test those,,, just take the wheel and rotor off, and rotate/spin the hub by hand and if its bad you will feel a grind

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