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Mitsubishi Mirage DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance "how-to" tutorials for the 6th generation 2012 to 2016 Mitsubishi Mirage.

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2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control for the keyless entry system of a sixth generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) Mitsubishi Mirage may become weak or stop working entirely.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Dome Light Bulb Change

2. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out dome light bulb (also known as the "map" light) in the overhead console of your Mirage, take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

 

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

3. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your 6th generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) Mitsubishi Mirage hasn't been working as well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter in the HVAC blower motor housing.

Check out my DIY instructions with the replacement part numbers by clicking on the text link or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade

4. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the back windshield window of your Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the rear wiper blade.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the OEM blade size and the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

5. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out cargo area (or trunk) light bulb in your Mirage, check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

6. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the back bumper cover of your Mitsubishi Mirage, take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

7. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The tail light assemblies of a sixth generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Mitsubishi Mirage contain the brake light, rear turn signal and reverse light bulbs.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

8. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having a hard time seeing out of the front windshield window of your Mitsubishi Mirage during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the OEM blade sizes in inches and the part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail picture.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

9. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2L Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element for the 3A92 DOHC MIVEC 12V 3 cylinder 1.2 liter motor in a Mirage should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced every 2 to 3 years or every 30,000 to 45,000 miles.

To view my DIY directions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.



 


Front Side Marker Light

10. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Front Side Marker Light Bulb Replacement Guide

The front side marker light bulbs in the front quarter panel of a Mitsubishi Mirage are "non-replaceable" or "non user serviceable".

But you can replace the entire unit with an OEM or aftermarket Mitsubishi Side Marker housing. Please check out my tutorial for all the details and options.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

11. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Mirage is to check for a blown fuse or relay in either the engine bay or the interior passenger compartment electrical panels.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Battery Change

12. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having a difficult time starting the 1.2L 3 cylinder motor in your Mirage on a cold morning and the OEM 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or thumbnail picture.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulb Change

13. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight assemblies of a sixth generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and maybe also the 2017) Mitsubishi Mirage contain a dual filament combination low and high beam headlight bulb, front turn signal and front side marker light bulb.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for changing a burnt out light bulb by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
Spark Plug Change

14. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in the 3A92 DOHC MIVEC 12V 1.2 liter three cylinder motor can last up to 100,000 miles, but they should be checked well before that mileage.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for changing the spark plugs in a Mitsubishi Mirage (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left. 

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Engine Serpentine Accessory Belt Replacement Guide
Serpentine Belt Change

15. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Serpentine Accessory Belt Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a chirping or squealing sound coming from the engine bay of your Mirage, you probably need to replace the OEM serpentine accessory belt on the 1.2 liter 3 cylinder engine.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2L Engine Oil Change Guide
1.2L Engine Oil Change

16. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2L Engine Oil Change & Filter Replacement

The best way to keep your Mirage running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the 1.2 liter three cylinder engine.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the replacement filter part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

17. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your 6th generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Mitsubishi Mirage, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

18. 2012-2016 Mitsubishi Mirage Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a screeching, squealing or grinding noise coming from the front end of your Mirage when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front brake pads.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

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