When I start my car it revs between 1500/2000 then just stops

Tiny
SH44ZE
  • 2000 MITSUBISHI MAGNA
  • 180,000 MILES

The car revs up then just stops sometimes it will only do it once sometimes 6 or more times so I leave it for about an hour then it starts this doesnt happen everytime but the last couple of days its a daily occurance if you have any ideas I would appreciate your help I will get it to a garage asap thanks for your time Sharon

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Tiny
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See if there are any codes stored by the computer. You should be able to find places that will do it for free. Check the throttle position sensor & Idle Air Control. It could be a problem with the cold start circuit, supplying too much fuel when starting cold. Rent/borrow a fuel pressure gauge from a parts store and see what sort of pressure is present at the regulator/test port.

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