Mitsubishi Eclipse OBD1 DTC code Check engine light

Read The OBD1 Code Behind The Mitsubishi Eclipse’s Check Engine Light

Good day! Here I am Erwin Salarda. Today I will teach you on how to read or retrieved the OBD1 DTC Code behind the check engine light on Mitsubishi Eclipse. This is a DIY instruction and you don’t need to use the OBD scanner on this tutorial. Please follow my simple instruction below. I also included the list of the DTC and also the instruction on how to clear the check engine light after fixing the problem.

READING THE CODE BEHIND THE CHECK ENGINE

STEP 1

  • Make sure the engine is OFF.

STEP 2

  • Locate OBD DLC 12 Pins Data Link Connector. See image below for your reference.

Mitsubishi Eclipse data link connector location

STEP 3

  • Connect analogue Multi Tester between data link connector (DLC) terminals 1 and 12. Set the the Tester to DC 2.5 or 10 Volts.

link the terminal of dlc Mitsubishi

STEP 4

  • Turn the Ignition ON.

STEP 5

  • Count Multimeter needle deflections. Compare with trouble code table.
  • Each trouble code consists of two groups of one or more needle deflections.
  • Long deflections indicate the ‘TENS’ of the trouble code .
  • Short deflections indicate the ‘ONE’ of the trouble code.
  • A short pause separates each deflection.
  • A long pause separates each trouble code.
  • For example: Trouble code 12 displayed.

read the check engine pattern

STEP 6

  • Write the code then check the corresponding code meaning below.

LIST OF OBD DTC OF MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE

DTC CODE: 11
Oxygen sensor (O2S)/heated oxygen sensor (HO2S)

DTC CODE: 12
Mass air flow (MAF) sensor

DTC CODE: 13
Intake air temperature (IAT) sensor

DTC CODE: 14
Throttle position (TP) sensor

DTC CODE: 15
Idle speed control (ISC) actuator position sensor

DTC CODE: 21
Engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor

DTC CODE: 22
Engine speed (RPM) sensor/crankshaft position (CKP) sensor

DTC CODE: 23
Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor/camshaft position (CMP) sensor

DTC CODE: 24
Vehicle speed sensor (VSS)

DTC CODE: 25
Barometric pressure (BARO) sensor

DTC CODE: 31
Knock sensor (KS) – Turbo

DTC CODE: 41
Injector

DTC CODE: 42
Fuel pump

DTC CODE: 44
Ignition coil

DTC CODE: 0
No fault found

CLEARING, ERASING AND RESETTING THE CODE AFTER FIXING THE PROBLEM

  1. Ensure ignition switched OFF.
  2. Disconnect battery earth lead.
  3. Wait 15 seconds.
  4. Reconnect battery earth lead.

WARNING: Disconnecting the battery may erase memory from electronic units (e.g. radio, clock).

 

We’re done. The information above is enough to fix your car specially related to computers sensor issue. I am hoping this tutorial is helpful to you. Thank you very much! -Erwin Salarda.

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