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1998 mitsubishi idle problems

My mitsubishi is having troubles maintaining an idle when completely stopped. If it is in gear and going it is fine, but once required to stop at a stoplight the car's idle usually goes so low that it dies. It restarts fine and will work if you maeuver your feet to keep pressure on the gas while stopped. I was wondering what might be causing this and if there is a way for the monitarily challenged to fix it.

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  • Anonymous Jul 06, 2008

    My car just start doing the same problem, will it cause other problem if I were to drive for a couple of days unitl I could have someone to look at it?

  • c_gertig Dec 31, 2008

    I just posted a similar request for my 1997 mitsubishi nimbus. The problem began when I changed the battery, so I will check for loose wires etc as recommended below, however I am worried it is to do with the computer.

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It could be something simple as a wire or lead off under the bonnet or vacuum hose even a vacuum switch if all else fails get a free quote

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