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04-25-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By wilde

Possibly don't need to cut them

Mine were all frozen on my 2001 Montero. They didn't look very rusted but probably had Never been adjusted. I couldn't break them free with impact wrench and shop couldn't free them with 6' leverage...
09-29-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By wilde

2001 3.5L Montero XLS Temperature Sensors

Yowdy...

I have this Montero with about 175,000 miles on it. It has the dash coolant temp gauge problem where it's shorted out and doesn't work/fluctuates.

I installed an analog water temp...
07-20-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By wilde

Thanks! I was wondering about that. I haven't...

Thanks! I was wondering about that. I haven't noticed any tire grabbing on dry pavemet or noises, or tire wear. Hopefully mine has just been the light. It did this for the last 7,000 miles, on and...
07-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By wilde

Gen 3 Montero Limited, 4wd 4x4 center differential dash light blinking

Has anyone had any luck cleaning or otherwise servicing the four wheel drive electronic components to see if that stopped dash lights blinking and failure to fully switch into or out of 4wd? I'm...
07-07-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By wilde

Problem was the AC condenserfan fuse (25amp) was...

Problem was the AC condenserfan fuse (25amp) was blown. I'm hoping just because of the south TX heat (108 F) and the long road trip. I'll be watching it sense I'm back to CO now with cooler climate...
07-06-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By wilde

03 Montero Limited, 190k, overheats only at idle after highway driving

Hello...I took this rig on a 4,000 mile road trip from CO to TX to FL and back and while in TX it was 105 F in the day time and I noticed the temperature gauge, which always stayed at halfway or...
05-21-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By wilde

Fix answer

Found fix. The axle does not need to be removed, just the 6-7 bolts holding companion shaft to the half axle. By using a floor jack and block of wood, and lifting center rear by differential, the...
05-21-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By wilde

There's no help in the service manual. Anyone...

There's no help in the service manual. Anyone have any experience?
05-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,883
Posted By wilde

From my experience when the hydraulic tensioners...

From my experience when the hydraulic tensioners go bad they tap constantly, cold, hot, on fire... All the time. Do not buy the Chinese made replacements, buy only the German or American made ones. ...
05-20-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By wilde

This went well. Didn't even have to loosen and...

This went well. Didn't even have to loosen and re-torque the tensioner pulley. I spun the crank 3-4 times and waited for the 5 minutes each time.

Do not buy the cheaper Chinese made hydraulic...
05-20-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By wilde

Driver rear Companion (stub) shaft removal to replace failed C clip

Greetings fellow Mitsubishians or Monteroans! I have a 2003 Montero Limited and the driver side rear companion or stub shaft keeps popping about 3/4" out of the differential, leaking my gear oil...
02-13-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,568
Posted By wilde

Thanks for the answers. Too bad the leaders of...

Thanks for the answers. Too bad the leaders of the company didn't plan more modular motors for most of their fleet of cars. Would have been nice to be able to pull a motor from a half-dozen other...
12-31-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By wilde

Gen 3, 2001 Montero XLS front wheel stud

Anyone know how easy or a pain the front wheel stud is to replace on 2001 full size Montero XLS?

Do I need to remove more than the brake rotor and brake caliper, and knock broken stud out with a...
12-31-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By wilde

Lol, cool. I was hoping so. The timing belt and...

Lol, cool. I was hoping so. The timing belt and all that double checking adds another hour of fooling with stuff.

I think I have to open or remove the thermostat housing also, better have some...
12-30-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By wilde

Gen 3 Montero Hydraulic Tensioner change (timing belt)

Hey I've got a 2003 Montero Limited and the hydraulic tensioner that keeps the timing belt from making a flapping noise has failed. Replaced it 19,000 miles ago when I did timing kit. Stupid gadget....
12-09-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By wilde

Montero start / idle stall problem after extended accessory mode use

I have a 2003 Montero Limited with 177k miles on it. The vehicle does not have a backwards turn (counter clockwise) key ignition in it, but only moves forward (clockwise) one click to make the...
12-09-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By wilde

Start / idle problems after extended " accessory " mode use

I have a 2003 Montero Limited with 177k miles on it. The vehicle does not have a backwards turn (counter clockwise) key ignition in it, but only moves forward (clockwise) one click to make the...
12-06-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By wilde

full size 2001 XLS

Mine is a full size XLS. Sorry didn't specify. I think the fluid that leaked out was too much and too runny/thin to be bearing grease (from rear hub). I think the axle circlip (or c clip) has...
12-04-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By wilde

I looked at Rear Axle section/group 27 of manual...

I looked at Rear Axle section/group 27 of manual for 2003+ and it doesn't tell me or show if bearing can be removed from rear hub or if it's a one piece thing with the rear hub. On one flow chart...
12-04-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By wilde

2001 Montero XLS leaked fluid from passenger rear wheel hub

OK I assume this is the bearing right? It leaked about 1/4 cup of oil from the passenger rear wheel hub area (where wheel mates to hub or maybe from the hub cap that presses on) and then stopped. I...
11-27-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By wilde

Will do after swap battery on next occurrence,...

Will do after swap battery on next occurrence, and if that doesn't fix then relay that may be weak also if persists.

i'll look for replacement tips here because I've never messed with steering and...
11-26-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By wilde

I am thinking mine may also be a...

I am thinking mine may also be a low-fuel-tank-level-on-forward-facing-hill problem, haha.

This one has done this before when left facing downhill of 20 degree slope for a few days. I just...
11-25-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By wilde

Today it started and ran fine at first after...

Today it started and ran fine at first after sitting for 3 days. Moved it to trickle charge battery for a few hours. Got a full charge after 4 hours. Went to start and move it and it did its no-start...
11-25-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By wilde

OK awesome. Will do that live feed check. I...

OK awesome. Will do that live feed check. I need to buy a system reader that does this for Mitsubishi and Dodge Ram too, if possible. Any recommendations?

I had no idea there was an access...
11-23-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By wilde

I've had a 2001 XLS 3.5L (different motor than...

I've had a 2001 XLS 3.5L (different motor than yours) Montero for 3 years and I get an occasional no start (but will crank strong) problem that usually some key action will fix, but sometimes it...
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