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2008 Mitsubishi Lancer DE 4dr Sedan Man

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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April 4, 2012, 4:18 pm

Freddy L

Question: Stuck throttle on 2004 Lancer LS

After running my automatic '04 Lancer LS for more than half hour or so, especially if idling a lot, the idle RPMs get higher and higher until they're around 1.5. While stopped I have to hold the break pretty hard to keep from moving. If I shift to neutral or Park, the engine races to between 2-3000 RPMs. Then it shifts rough too. If I turn off the car for about 10-15 minutes, idling RPMs drop to normal; under 1000. What could the problem be?

April 17, 2012, 8:41 pm

Richard W
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On a car with this problem I recmend you take it to a shop.You have drive by wire on your car.This system is very hard to fix.

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