MITSUBISHI TRITON

  • Tiny
  • uridge
  • 2003 Mitsubishi Triton
  • 187,000 miles

I have a 2003 v6 triton(mitsubishi) it starts and idles ok but when u put the foot down it backfires and also when u try to drive it but when u just sit there and accelerate slowly nothing it only does it when u plant the foot and try and drive it
new head gaskets and new leads not new plugs but timing is 8% tdc all correct left hand side plugs are black and right hand side ones look like they are firing HELP

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Monday, March 5th, 2012 AT 11:55 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check the fuel pressure with a gauge if its within specs sounds like its running rich

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 12:01 AM
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All pressures r in specs

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 12:09 AM
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Check if the injectors are leaking-also what is the fuel pressure reading?

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 12:22 AM
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No leaks and pressure 21kpa

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 12:50 AM
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How did you checked the injectors for leakage test?

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 1:41 AM
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No sorry didnt check for leaks how do u do that

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 2:17 AM
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Ive just taken all the spark plugs out and they are all black so it running rich how do I fix that problem in the v6

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 2:24 AM
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Check and test your injectors on that bank, then report back with your testing results-

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 2:48 AM
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Rechecked fuel pressure 55 psi or 400kpa

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 5:38 AM
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What is the firing order on the coils as I took them all off now I dont no them

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 AT 6:05 AM

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