2001 wont idle

Tiny
WESLEYBROCK
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  • 2001 MITSUBISHI GALANT
Engine Mechanical problem
2001 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive

my car will crank but wont run or idle unless the airconditioner is on. Really confused about how to go about fixing whats wrong.
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Sunday, August 17th, 2008 AT 8:44 PM

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Tiny
JACK42
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Have the PCM scanned for codes. It may have a faulty Idle Air Control motor or circuit problem. When the A/C is on, the PCM ups the idle to compensate for the drag on the engine, if the IAC isnt working properly it may just let the car die
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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 AT 8:10 AM

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