My 2000 Eclipse GT 3.0L v6 makes a grinding noise at high rrvs/rpms (starts at about 4k rpm) it happens 9 days out of 10. when it does happen it has a lack of acceleration and power.

Asked by Aug 16, 2014 at 04:53 PM about the 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

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My 2000 Eclipse GT 3.0L v6 makes a grinding noise at high rrvs/rpms (starts at about 4k
rpm) it happens 9 days out of 10. when it does happen it has a lack of acceleration and
power.

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Use caution unless you positive your timing belt is in tip top shape. Interference engine. Valve damage will occur if belt jumps time or breaks. That being said. Where does it sound like the noise is coming from? Around the wheels, between trans and engine, engine itself or trans itself? How does the clutch feel?

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