Mitsubishi 3.0L Index of Articles

1997-2004 3.0L V6 Firing Order (Ignition Coil Spark Plug Wire ID)

1997-2004 3.0L V6 Firing Order (Ignition Coil Spark Plug Wire ID)

NOTE: The illustration above applies only to the 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 3.0L Mitsubishi Montero Sport. The spark plugs and spark plug wires for cylinders #2, #4, and #6 are under the intake manifold plenum. To access them, the...   read more >>

How To Test The Crank Sensor (1997-2004 3.0L Montero)

How To Test The Crank Sensor (1997-2004 3.0L Montero)

A failed crankshaft position sensor will cause your 3.0L Mitsubishi Montero to crank but not start. Fortunately, you can test the crank sensor with a simple multimeter to find out if it's good or bad. In this tutorial, I'll show you just how in...   read more >>

Testing A BAD Alternator: Symptoms And Diagnosis

Testing A BAD  Alternator: Symptoms And Diagnosis

I've had so many folks come up to me and say: "I think the alternator is bad on my car because I disconnected the battery's Negative Terminal with the engine running and..." I cringe (internally) when I hear this. This is the worst thing anyone can...   read more >>

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1997, 1998 3.0L Mitsubishi Montero)

How To Test The MAF Sensor (1997, 1998 3.0L Mitsubishi Montero)

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor on your 3.0L equipped Mitsubishi Montero can be easily tested with just a multimeter to find out if has ‘kicked the bucket’ (or not). Testing it is also a time and money saver 'cause the MAF sensor is a...   read more >>

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

How To Bench Test A Starter Motor (Step by Step)

Bench Testing the starter is the most effective way to find out if the starter motor is in fact BAD. This is an easy test that you can accomplish yourself without having to take the starter motor to AutoZone or O’reilly or Pepboys Auto Parts. This...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (3.0L Mitsubishi)

How To Test Engine Compression (3.0L Mitsubishi)

There's a good chance that low engine compression in one (or more) cylinders is causing your 3.0L equipped Mitsubishi to misfire (or idle rough). Lack of compression in all 6 cylinders will keep the engine from starting (usually caused by a broken...   read more >>

Testing The Power Transistor, Ignition Coil, And Crank Sensor

Testing The Power Transistor, Ignition Coil, And Crank Sensor

This article will help you to test and troubleshoot the ignition coil, the power transistor (ignition control module) and the crankshaft position sensor on the 1990-1994 3.0L V6 Mitsubishi Montero, Mighty Max and Dodge Ram 50. No Scan Tool required...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (3.0L Mitsubishi Montero)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (3.0L Mitsubishi Montero)

The throttle position sensor on your 1997 thru' 2001 3.0L Mitsubishi Montero is two sensors in one. By this I mean that the TPS assembly has two parts that perform two specific functions. One part of the TPS assembly is a throttle position sensor....   read more >>