MITSU IDLES, RUNS ROUGH, AND STALLS.
1997 Mitsubishi Galant • 4 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 86,000 miles
I have a 97 mitsubishi galant, 4 cylinder, it starts up, runs choppy as hell, and sometimes stalls. When it does idle though, rpms fluctuate from 1000-1200. Also spark plugs 1-3 are quite black but nothing too crazy, and the number 4 plug remains in mint condition. There are no lights on in the dashboard so i don't think a code will be thrown. there is also a small leak from the front driver side in my oil pan i believe. any ideas as to what my problem/problems may be?
April 13, 2011.
April 13, 2011.
With the idle, the list of possibilities is as long as your arm. I'd clean the throttle-body and idle air control. How long since a tune-up?
I'll get right to that after work and get back to you, as for the tune-up, not sure as i just traded another car for it and haven't had it for long. It has been sitting for a few months since it was a little too cold for me to do anything. thanks for info too, diddn't think i would get a reply at all.
I have a 1997 Dodge Ram van that intermittently stalls. It is fine when I start out in the morning. It is only after I have been driving, park, then drive again during the course of ...
2 answers • 1997 Dodge Van • 125,000 miles
When the car comes to a stop and then the gas peddle is depressed to continue but an immediate stop is necessary, the car, in most cases stalls. During this process, the gas peddle is ...
1 answer • 1995 Cadillac STS • 202,000 miles
I have a 2002 chevy suburban. Last year on our way to Florida we started having trouble. It wouldn't go past 50 mph. At one point it wouldn't go mast 10 mph then it just completely ...
5 answers • 2002 Chevrolet Suburban • 167,000 miles
I have an '02 explorer sporttrac, and when it reaches operationg temp, and you apply the brake, the engine stalls out when you reach a complete stop. if you apply the brake a little at ...
2 answers • 2002 Ford Explorer • 117,000 miles