Balancer locking tool for the Mitsubishi V6

If you’re wondering why we are doing a post on this subject please read our post on why it is soooo important to correctly torque the balancer bolt on these engines. The tool I have made suits a ’99 model Challenger with the 3.0 24 valve engine however with a simple modification it should suit … Read moreBalancer locking tool for the Mitsubishi V6

Changing Spark Plugs – Mitsubishi 3.0 V6 24valve

If your late model Pajero, Challenger or Magna is due for it’s 100 or 200,000km service it is possible to save yourself quite a bit of dough by replacing the spark plugs yourself. It is a reasonably straight forward job to do and can be done with a basic spanner, screwdriver and socket set. Allow … Read moreChanging Spark Plugs – Mitsubishi 3.0 V6 24valve

Mitsubishi Pajero V6 – crankshaft pulley issues

Here at Autofix we have recieved a number of questions relating to the crankshaft pulley bolt working it’s way loose on a number of V6 Pajero’s and I though it worthwhile to add my two cents into the subject. This seems to be a very common problem and due to the damage that can be … Read moreMitsubishi Pajero V6 – crankshaft pulley issues

Timing Belt Replacement – Mitsubishi 3.0 V6

NOTE: Before contemplating doing this job yourself please read our post regarding Crankshaft Pulley Issues and our post on the Crankshaft Locking Tool. The majority of the problems seem to be related to late 90’s models, however it is better to be sure than sorry.  I have seen many crankshafts ruined in these engines because the … Read moreTiming Belt Replacement – Mitsubishi 3.0 V6