mystery part in my mitsubishi

sailor86September 25, 2008

just pokin' around under the hood of my 2002 galant I notice this contraption on the passenger side of the engine compartment, just behind the coolant reservoir. Looks sort of like a compressor but there is no pulley. Nor are there any wires attached. Maybe a diaphragm of some sort? It's got two rubber gasket sort of things but they are not attached or sealed in in any way. Anybody got a clue as to what this thing is?

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bill_h

muffler bearing

    Bookmark   October 2, 2008 at 9:33PM
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marooma

Bill,

I think it looks more like a reservior for blinker fluid than a muffler bearing. On this model, they moved the muffler bearing closer to the firewall for safety reasons.

Terry

    Bookmark   October 5, 2008 at 6:03PM
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sailor86

I'd buy the reservoir option but for the lack of "fallopian tube", hello, I've got to nix that.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2008 at 5:19PM
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