JUST BOUGHT 89 MITSUBISHI GALANT IT IDLES SMOOTH...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1989 Mitsubishi Galant
  • 115,000 miles

Just bought 89 Mitsubishi Galant it idles smooth in nuetral, but a little rough when transmission is in drive.
New plugs plug wires, distributor cap and rotor, new air and fuel filter. Compression 165 on all 4 cylinders
The main problem is while driving the engine will shutter for a second every 20-30 seconds as if it is shutting off.
Can take it up to 90 mph and it does not seem fuel starved but shutter is still there, but just a faster shutter.
Does not seem to do these when engine cold only after warmed to normal operating temp.

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 1:26 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,550 posts

Could be a converter shutter from the trans. Have it checked to verify.

Roy

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 1:29 AM

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