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My 2001 eclipse GT starts but won't idle when warmed up

My 2001 eclipse GT starts and runs until it gets warm and then It won't idle and just dies. My check engine light doesn't come on, when the motor dies so I don't even have a trouble code I can look up. Any suggestions for a place to start checking for these syptoms?

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you have to check on the fast idle control valve or pcv if it needs cleaning or replacement. Also check on vacuum leaks.

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idele position sensor

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I think the best thing to do is just try a lighter weight fully synthetic oil in it. What you're hearing is the valves sticking in oil that is not bleeding down fast enough while it is cold.

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You have a thermostat stuck open, replace the thermostat and you'll be "golden". Check fan belt that runs waterpump too.

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