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  1. #101
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    Model: Triton 3.2 Did 4x4 Auto
    Year: 2010
    Mileage: 25700
    Problem: Car did not want to start
    Cause of problem(if known): Battery flat, not charging
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New battery fitted
    Cost of repair: Nil
    Who did the repair: M & Z Motors Walvis Bay
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Yes
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    2010 Mitshubishi Triton 3.2 DiD 4x4 Auto (sold)
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  2. #102
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    Model: SWB Pajero GLS 3L V6
    Year: 1996
    Mileage: 132 000 (then)
    Problem: Suddenly no power, revs climb nothing happens, autobox packed up
    Cause of problem(if known): Autobox oil Pump seized
    Specifics of repair work carried out: fitted (dodgy) 2nd hand box (all we could find quick, still looking for better/recon box)
    Cost of repair: 12 000
    Who did the repair: Gearbox & Diff - Windhoek
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N/A
    Was damage covered by warranty: N/A
    Last edited by AboutAfrica; 2011/04/01 at 06:09 PM.
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  3. #103
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    Model: SWB Pajero GLS 3L V6
    Year: 1996
    Mileage: 144 000
    Problem: Sudden loss of power, then after few km power back.
    Cause of problem(if known): Fuel pump was giving between 0.9bar to 1.2bar pressure, should pump 3bar constant
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New fuel pump
    Cost of repair: 1600
    Who did the repair: Caspers Car Repair - Omaruru
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N/A
    Was damage covered by warranty: N/A
    Namboyz
    V8 RR Classic

  4. #104
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    Model: Pajero 3.2 DID LWB
    Year: 2003
    Mileage: 290 000km
    Problem: one of the Gearbox clutches seized
    Cause of problem(if known): while owned by a previous owner, the gearbox had taken in water and caused the lining of the clutch to loosen. this was compounded by my incorrect checking of the gearbox oil levels. the result, seized clutch.
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced clutch, overhauled torque converter
    Cost of repair: +_ R14000
    Who did the repair: Triangle Transmission repairs, Bellville
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N
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  5. #105
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    Model: 3l V6 outo
    Year: 1999
    Mileage: 195 000
    Problem: Anti freeze in bottel raak weg
    Cause of problem(if known): Rediater het gat erens
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Laat recore rediator by siverton
    Cost of repair: R 1795.00
    Who did the repair: Self
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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  6. #106
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    Model: Colt Rodeo 3.0V6 4x4
    Year: 1998
    Mileage: 227000
    Problem: Gradual Power loss and intermittend smoke from exhaust
    Cause of problem(if known): Old and exhaust system and blocked silencer box
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New complete stainless steel freeflow exhaust
    Cost of repair: R1700
    Who did the repair: Goch & Cooper, Brackenfell
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

    2009 Mitsubishi Triton 2.5 DiD

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  7. #107
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    Model: Triton 3.2 Double Cab 4x4x
    Year:2007

    Mileage:88 000
    Problem: Jurking at 2500 rpm
    Cause of problem(if known):injectors
    Specifics of repair work carried out: all 4 injectors had to be replaced.
    Cost of repair: R 19 850.00
    Who did the repair:Mitsubishi Motors Paarden Island
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

  8. #108
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    Model: 2.8tdi Pajero
    Year:1996
    Mileage: 230 080
    Problem: Blown Head gasket and Cracked head
    Cause of problem(if known): Overheating & Faulty injectors
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced Head and all relevant gaskets as well as the injectors.
    Cost of repair: R 8500
    Who did the repair: DIY
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N
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  9. #109
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    Model: Colt ClubCab 2.8TD 4x4
    Year: 2008
    Mileage: 61000
    Problem: Vibration at 1500rpm. Balljoints top and bottom. Propshaft oil leak (started after replacing propshaft centre bearing).
    Cause of problem(if known): Vibration apparantly caused by faulty engine mounts (not repaired yet). Propshaft oil leak caused by incorrect fitment of gearbox internals.
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Propshaft centre bearing replaced twice. Propshaft lengthend. Entire propshaft replaced twice. Propshaft yoke replaced. Gearbox stripped and re-fitted.
    Cost of repair: +/- R15000 to date
    Who did the repair: Speedy Richards bay & Inyanga motors Empangeni (Mitsubishi)
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: I have an additional warranty which coverded some of the repair to date. I paid approx R10000 and warranty approx R5000.

  10. #110
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    Model: Triton 2.5 Club Cab
    Year:2011
    Mileage: 2250
    Problem: Injector 4 faulty
    Cause of problem(if known): c track fitter damaged wire to injector 4
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced injector 4 and wiring
    Cost of repair: R7125.00
    Who did the repair: New Vaal Motors Vereeniging
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: N
    Last edited by PBG; 2012/03/20 at 07:31 AM. Reason: updated
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  11. #111
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    Model: Colt Clubcab 2.8 tdi
    Year: 2004 (import)
    Mileage: +- 120 000 km
    Problem: Cylinder Head CRACKED
    Cause of problem(if known): a leaking seal on waterpump... thought the dripping water to be due to aircon.
    Specifics of repair work carried out: repaced cylinder head (2nd hand), thermostat, gaskets, oil, engine coolant,
    Aircon fanbelt also finished, so repaced, replaced temperature sensor
    cleaned out radiator (free), replaced thermo (free spares),
    Replaced fan clutch (free spares), repaced water pump
    Cost of repair: R3500 + petrol, phone calls, time, and efford. (If you shop smart, the cost drop significantly)
    Who did the repair: Me
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

  12. #112
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    Model:Pajero 2.8 TDI. SWB. Short-wheelbase. Imported
    Year
    :1998
    Mileage:200,000
    Problem:Blown Radiator top tank. I need to locate and buy a new radiator where?
    Cause of problem(if known): Engine blew (before / after?)
    Specifics of repair work carried out:Complete engine overhaul new cylinder head set by engineers re-bore etc...engine not run yet.
    Cost of repair:R14,000
    Who did the repair:Backyard mechanic
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

  13. #113
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    Model: Pajero 3L SWB
    Year: 1997
    Mileage: 173 000 km
    Problem: Clutch finally went
    Cause of problem(if known): 173k km's
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New clutch kit, release bearing, flywheel skimmed
    Cost of repair: R3255
    Who did the repair: Mitspro
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: No
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  14. #114
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    Model: Colt Club Cab 2.8tdi 4x2
    Year: 2005
    Mileage: 273 343 km
    Problem: Gearbox leaking oil, poor breaking
    Cause of problem(if known): oil leak due to worn seal due to worn bush
    Specifics of repair work carried out: New clutch kit, release bearing, flywheel bearing, flywheel skimmed, synthetic oil (smx), skim and reline rear breaks, replace rear wheel cylinders, brake fluid and 2 wheel studs
    Cost of repair: R16840
    Who did the repair: Umgudulu Motors ( very happy with workmanship)
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: No


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  15. #115
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    Model: Colt Rodeo D/C 2.8tdi 4x4
    Year: 2000
    Mileage: 192000
    Problem: 4X4 light flashing in 2WD
    Cause of problem(if known): insufficient vacuum in system to power actuator to disengage. This was caused by a faulty solenoid valve that was losing vacuum to the atmosphere. Fault in solenoid valve could have been caused by dirt in the system clogging the valve. Dirt built up on actuator caused by tappet cover gasket leak (oil).
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced solenoid valves, actuator and vacuum hoses between actuator and valves.
    Cost of repair: R2200
    Who did the repair: Agents
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

  16. #116
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    Model: Triton D/C Diesel 3.2L 4x4
    Year: 2010
    Mileage: 63400
    Problem: Not starting, have to jump start or give running start
    Cause of problem(if known): Dead battery
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Went to stealers who (To save time) gave me invoice to have it replaced at Battery Center
    Cost of repair: 0
    Who did the repair: Battery Center Durban
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: Y
    Was damage covered by warranty: Y
    Last edited by dominee; 2012/06/19 at 09:42 AM. Reason: Missing info

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    Model: Colt 2.8 td
    Year: 2001

    Mileage: 189576
    Problem: Cracked Head , Radiator
    Cause of problem(if known): Not sure ,probaly over fueling
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced head,recon radiator , replaced injector tips,calibrate diesel pump + new gearbox and diff oils
    Cost of repair: R17300.00
    Who did the repair: Mitspro
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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    Model: Colt 2.8 td
    Year: 2001
    Mileage: 189576

    Problem: Aircon Tensioner Bearing
    Cause of problem(if known):
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced bearing
    Cost of repair: R48
    Who did the repair: Myself
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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    Model: Colt 2.8 td
    Year: 2001
    Mileage: 189576

    Problem: Vibration on drivetrain
    Cause of problem(if known): Faulty UJ and centre bearing
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced UJ ,centre bearing and balance
    Cost of repair: R1500.00
    Who did the repair: Can not remember
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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    Model: Colt 2.8 td
    Year: 2001
    Mileage: 189576

    Problem: 4x4 not engaging
    Cause of problem(if known): Faulty gearbox switches
    Specifics of repair work carried out: Replaced both switches
    Cost of repair: + - R900-00
    Who did the repair: Myself
    Vehicle under warranty, Y/N: N
    Was damage covered by warranty: N

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