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I have a 90 eclipse gsx it turns over quite a bit before it starts and idles up and down and if give it some gas it wont go over 1500 rpms,im not very smart on imports anyone have any suggestions if so my email is derricklisa@ymail.com thanx

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Check for a vaccum leak at the intake. With the engine at idle spray a bit of starting fluid to find it. You will hear the engine pick-up when you hit the spot. Change the necessary gasket. Hopefully this will solve your prob! Frankster016

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 2000 eclipse starts but wont idel

its the idle air contol motor. its located on the bottom of the throttle body.


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Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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SOURCE: 1990 eclipse gs turbo starts & idles wont go past 2500rpms

you have a boostleak, i build gsx's my roommate owns 4g63 power, give me your email er cell and i will send you a boost leak detector you hook up to the turbo inlet and shoot pressurized air into it and if you have a boostleak it will leak out of the engine somewhere that is your leak you replace the seal or hose and blauw the car is fixed, hook me up with blue feedback since im going this far out of my way. the reason you cant get past 2500rpm is because unmeetered air is being let in post maf sensor and the ecu is trying to richen up the engine which is causing the black smoke and probably a strong smell of fuel. my current dsm is the 9th one ive owned =) they break alot lol easy fix though.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

fphandyworks
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SOURCE: 1995 Galant Idels between 1500 and 2000rpm.

hi, i would say the automatic choke spring broke, this is what controls the cars idle at cold and hot engine tempatures. if it's broke it is no longer able to automaticly regulate the rpm's the for making it idle at hi rpm. hope this could help you.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 1996 eclipse and the number 2 cylinder is misfiring.

Check the following

  1. Throttle position sensor
  2. Mass air flow sensor
  3. EGR valve
  4. Replace the plugs and wires
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Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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you have a boostleak, i build gsx's my roommate owns 4g63 power, give me your email er cell and i will send you a boost leak detector you hook up to the turbo inlet and shoot pressurized air into it and if you have a boostleak it will leak out of the engine somewhere that is your leak you replace the seal or hose and blauw the car is fixed, hook me up with blue feedback since im going this far out of my way. the reason you cant get past 2500rpm is because unmeetered air is being let in post maf sensor and the ecu is trying to richen up the engine which is causing the black smoke and probably a strong smell of fuel. my current dsm is the 9th one ive owned =) they break alot lol easy fix though.

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its the idle air contol motor. its located on the bottom of the throttle body.


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Check for a vaccum leak at the intake. With the engine at idle spray a bit of starting fluid to find it. You will hear the engine pick-up when you hit the spot. Change the necessary gasket. Hopefully this will solve your prob! Frankster016

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