it didn't, it was what he did afterwards.
The 1.8L is not an interference engine, so you should not have internal damage. The 2.0L is an interference engine. Internal engine damage is likely.
If an engine was not assembled properly it could cause a low power complaint.If an engine was not assembled properly it could cause a low power complaint.
saprk plug may have came off
A typical 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS comes with a 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine. It will have around 162 horsepower, but you can get more power if you get a higher model, (the GT, GTS are faster).
The drive belt snapped and as it was moving at 75mph the the pistons smashed themselves around in the engine causing the car to suddenly stop and lose power. Took a new belt and expensive engine repair to fix.
Yes, cause a reduction of power to the engine. It will result in a power-train malfunction error
No, it will not. Try replacing the belt.
The alternator produces power to charge the battery. The battery powers the starter to turn the engine over.