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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Base 3dr Coupe Manual

1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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Front Wheel Drive, 3 Door Coupe, Sub-Compact
22 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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February 14, 2013, 5:01 am

Jo B
 

Car does not die while idling. It doesnt happen everytime i clutch down. But happens often enough to worry me. Will clutch down idle goes way down, car goes off and starts up right away. rpm will shoot back up to about 3000. other times it will go off completely. I wouldnt say it happens when car is warmed up cuz it happened to me once when i left home just a few meters goin down a gentle slope shifted into 3rd and it died. My next move is to scan for the codes


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February 14, 2013, 6:52 am

Elizabeth K
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Try unplugging the MAF to see if it clears the stalling problem. If so, replace the MAF. And there is info on the following thread on how to test the IAC:
http://www.mitsubishi-forums.com/t32299-rpm-needle-hops-after-car-warms-up.htm


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