2003 Mitsubishi Outlander Questions

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starts every day, but not after sitting for several...must push on accelerator a lot, sputters and sounds like its not getting gas, finally starts, but reluctantly. then idles and runs fine.

It takes a long time to heat up and just gets warm, not hot. Sometimes I get a funny smell when I run it

The hazard lights work. The right tail light keeps going out aswell. When you hit it it comes on. Could it be lose wiring or fuses? Could not locate a fuse for the turn signals and the heater fuse looked fine. Had the car for about 6 months and about a month ago, that's when the problems started.

Have a small leak code now. Before I replaced the tank and fill neck had a large leak issue. Someone cobbed it together instead of fixing it. Currently over the past 2 fill ups since repair the car lurches, loses idle rpm, shuts off when stopped. Last tank it stopped lurching at 3/4 of a tank and ran fine. Thought it might be bad gas because of this, but now I don't know.

882.00 plus parts. These are prices from the dealer. Also needs rear axle bearings and 2 tires. this has been the most expensive car I have ever owned. Bought new, always dealer serviced now has 94k. Should I just replace the engine with a rebuilt? or fix it with the possibility of main bearings rings etc in the future. Or just trade for a new Honda or other car?

The knob broke so we replaced the Climate Control Panel After installing the replacement panel it did not correct the original problem of the Cold to Heat knob not turning.

Drove car 5 miles from house day after clicking started turned car off; came back to car 5 mins later and car will not start. Clicking noise that was present when car was on sounded like it was coming from engine on passenger side of car.

The under hood fans keep running but the compressor clutch does not engage.

It starts out cold then after driving for awhile starts blowing very hot ! And the AC light will blink and we simply have no idea why it would be doing that! Could the engine getting hot cause it to do that?

After letting vehicle set overnight, battery is completely dead. I turned off blower thinking that was the only thing that didn't shut off. Is ignition switch relay the problem?

My 2003 outlander actually blows cold for a while and then in traffic or long rides stops blowing cold what's the possible problem?