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After a sudden overheating episode on 2005 mitsubishi outlander where the engine quit have replace the radiator, headgasket, timing belts now engine wont start

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SOURCE: Mitsubishi outlander overheating for

more than likely the thermostat is bad (not opening ) need more info ..... only when idling ? do the fans kick on ?

Posted on Dec 04, 2008



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SOURCE: Cam Belt

Posted on Dec 08, 2008


Justin Case

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SOURCE: serpentine belt replacement

Hi Paul,

The routing diagram is under the hood.

  • Get a 14mm or 9/16" socket and a long handled ratchet or breaker bar.
  • Get the belt around all the pulleys except the A/C compressor or Alternator.
  • The tensioner pulley is near the Alternator toward the center of the engine. It's on a spring loaded arm. Get your socket on the center nut of this pulley.
  • Slowly pull the ratchet toward the center of the engine. The pulley will pivot on the arm allowing you to get the belt on the final pulley.
  • Slowly release the tension.
  • You're done

Posted on Dec 14, 2008


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SOURCE: Cam Belt on Outlander 2.4 litre Petrol - 2004

The vehicle has a belt and should be changed every 60,000 miles.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009


frank thomas wilson

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SOURCE: At what mileage should I change the timing belt on

It is suggested by any mechcanic to perform this maintenace every 80,000 miles if you properbly maintain your vehicle. That mean going by the owners manual suggestions. Also I would highly recomend changing the water pum as well for it runs off this belt and water pumps only last as long as the belt will also. If a new belt is installed without a new water pump it may fail in no time. I seen it happen more than a dozen times in the past ten years

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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