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1999 Mitsubishi Galant DE 4dr Sedan

1999 Mitsubishi Galant
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
21 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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September 24, 2012, 2:56 pm

Kevin M
 

Question: car starts but when i press the gas it dies

At first my car was "puttering" along. When I would drive it would shake real bad but when I put it in neutral it calms down a bit. So I was told to put new spark plugs in and I did now the car starts like it did before but now when I press the gas it shuts down. The service engine light is on. Help!


September 30, 2012, 5:45 pm

Richard W
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You need to get the codes out of your computer. That take a OBD2 scanner. But you will have to do that before tyring any thing else.


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September 30, 2012, 5:55 pm

Kevin M
 

P0441 code came up ,from what I told that could be numerous things


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September 30, 2012, 7:44 pm

Richard W
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Yes it could be. But it has to do with your evap. If the line leaks real bad it could be your problem. So look at the evap lines and try to see if they are cracked. Or listen for a sucktion type noise. If you can.t find anything take it to a shop.


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