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Mitsubishi space star (x reg) stalling on idling and on stopping

1.8 space star stalling on idling. Cutting out when slowing to a halt. Garage suggested first running fuel cleaner through engine - now car seems to run better but still stalling.

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  • mc94332 Mar 11, 2009

    Thanks for answering. Spark plugs recently replaced at normal service. Will get idle speed checked.

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This problem apears when the battery has been diconected for some time. Start the car, and leave in in idle without driving it for about 10 min. The car runs fine after that.

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Is your idle speed too slow? should be 700rpm -900rpm. Engine temperature at normal 80degC ?
Have you ever tuned the engine- replaced fouled spark plugs or replaced the fuel filter?

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