CAR STALLS AND IS HARD TO START

  • Tiny
  • jose brandi
  • 1994 Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 150,000 miles

Hi I have a 1994 Mitsubishi Mirage. When the engine is totally cold it start and reach the normal temperature. When attempt to drive the car, it stall and is hard to start. I replaced the ignition coil, rotor and fuel filter. May help me with it. Thanks.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 1:13 AM

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  • ASEMaster6371
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I would start with basics. Do a compression test, fuel pressure test and spark test. Make sure there is no vacuum leaks and I would check back pressure on the exhaust for clogged cat converter.

Roy

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 2:25 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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It could also be a fault with the ECT. Have that checked as well. Check for Diagnostic trouble codes as well. For earlier models, some codes do not trigger the MIL.

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Sunday, June 10th, 2012 AT 12:05 PM

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