MY CAR KEEPS BOGGING OUT AND STALLING PLEASE HELP SINGLE DAD NEEDS HIS ONLY CAR RUNNING

  • Tiny
  • BIGJOE 3376
  • 2001 Mitsubishi Galant
  • 145,000 miles

I have a 2001 Mitsubishi galant ES with a 2.4 liter engine. The car keeps bogging out and turning off everytime I come to a stop. Sometimes it will not stall if the AC is on. I replaced the oxygen sensor because that was what the code said it was but that didn't help. I really need help know why it is doing this.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 6:51 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Codes don't tell you a component is bad. It only identifies the circuit that is malfunctioning.

Is the MIL still there and what code is that?

Idling is not stable causing the stalling. Have the throttle body and ISC (IAC) checked/cleaned.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 7:04 AM
  • Tiny
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The check engine light is off now. But it is still stalling when I stop.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 7:38 AM
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Check/clean the throttle body and IAC.

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 7:56 AM
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Ok thank you very much. I'll try that

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Friday, August 10th, 2012 AT 10:22 AM
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It works great now thank you for your help

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 7:01 PM
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You're welcome.

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Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 7:22 PM

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