ENGINE WONT IDLE AND SHUTS OFF

  • Tiny
  • Donaldmartin
  • 2002 Mitsubishi Montero

Wont idle and shuts off. We can drive it just when you stop at a red light or stop sign it will idle real low and shut off and the last two days the b

we bought a new battery, cleaned egr valve, reset the computer, went to auto zone and tested every thing.

Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 1:42 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Were there any codes?

There is an idle control valve that may be failing. It needs to be monitored by a shop to see what it is being commanded to do.

Roy

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 1:49 AM
  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Try cleaning the throttle body and IAC.

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 12:22 PM
  • Tiny
  • Donaldmartin
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Cleaned the IAC valve and it worked, it will idle now.

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 1:10 AM
  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Nice.

Have a nice day.

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 7:29 AM

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