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  1. Car Shakes When at Stop, and dies if shakes long enough.

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    I don’t know a lot about cars so sorry for the vague description. But a week ago, at stop signs my car would shake, and sometimes, the engine would just stop. I’d be stepping on the brake and it will start shaking and eventually stop running if the stop light is long enough. And I’d have to...
  2. 03' GS 2.4L | LOW IDLE | REPLACED LOTS ALREADY | STUMPED

    3G Eclipse RS/GS Specific
    Okay, so my 03' GS 2.4L is idling at 500-550 (Kind of Rough), no accessories on. With accessories + A/C on, idles at 450-500 (Very Rough). BEFORE I did this work, the car was idling at 1,100 - 1,500. I disconnected the battery when I did rear motor mount and throttle body, and have waited over...
  3. Beeps, starts, dies. NEED HELP!!

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    Hi everyone. Long time viewer, first time poster here. My 2001 Eclipse GT is in a bad way and I really need your help. The car has 73K on it, I am a weekend DIY enthusiast and totally stumped. The Problem: I put the key in ignition, turn to accessory, and the car does double beeps a few...
  4. GS will start, idle down, and shut off

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    Im just looking for some suggestions of where I should start my search of the problem. Issue occurred today. My eclipse has been running great but on the way home I noticed it was idling really low and could feel it as well. I didn't think anything of it so got home parked it. Until I went back...
  5. Any 3G people around the boise area?

    NorthWest
    I have a problem with my Eclipse. It is Idling weird. It will rev up from about 500 rpms to 900 rpms non stop. I think it is my iac (Idle Air Control) or maybe my Catalytic Converter. If anyone knows or has had this happen to you id like to know how you fixed it. And another problem is that...
  6. Idle/Low RPM Please Help

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    Please help me out... My 2000GT is idling at 500rpm (warmed up with AC on) and shudders then. That seems like problem enough, but when the AC is off, the car will idle at only 100 or so RPM and often dies. My car has been stalling/dying at nearly every traffic light and whenever I put the...
  7. Erratic Idle & String of Codes - '03 GTS

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    !NOTICE BEFORE YOU REPLY! This post is now irrelevant to me. My car has been involved in an accident and is soon to be fully repaired by the good ol' Insurance Company. So there is no need to reply unless you're seeking answers about this same problem yourself. If the mechanic tells me anything...
  8. Idle Issues

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    I am new to the forum and I have searched but can't find anything quite like this. 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L 5 Speed 210,000 Miles New Exhaust manifold installed yesterday by a shop New plugs, wires, oil has been changed. New Short ram intake installed. (No vacuum leaks, it's been...
  9. Weak idle and grinding noise.. HELP!

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    Okay so I have a 2002 gt with about 130k miles on it. I am experiencing two issues: 1. it has a very weak idle and makes a whistling noise, but no code is being shown. 2. the car vibrates/shakes and makes a loud grinding/gurgling noise when driving over 30mph, when accelerating over 2000-2500...
  10. 2001 GT High Idle.... And I'm new!

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    I've got a 2001 Gt that seems to want to idle around 1500 rpm. Its setting code p0507... for high idle. To begin... I bought this car non running with blown head-gaskets. Pulled the engine, had the valves machined, new: timing belt, gaskets, water pump, spark plugs, rotor, thermostat, PCV...
  11. Cranks but no start

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    Hello All, This is my first post, so for the hundreds of others that have gone before me thank you for the assistance! I have a 2003 eclipse spider gs that will turn over and crank but will not start on most occasions. When it will not start, it does have spark and will fire and run when...
  12. High RPM at start and jerking forward.

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    I'm having two big issues. I have an '01 GS 4 cylinder. When I leave it overnight and crank it in the morning, it revs at about 2500 - 3000 for 2-3 minutes until it warms up. Then it comes down to about 1000 and idles that way. And I'm off for commute to work. But that's not all. I have to...
  13. Car dies when stop

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    Hi all, I read a lot of posts but still I don't know what happened to my Eclipse GT Spyder 2001. Two weeks ago, I found out that there's problem of my car as it was idling at about 2000 rpm. And about one week ago, the car's idling dropped to 500 and finally stalls when stop. Sometimes I am just...
  14. 2000 eclipse GS crazy idle

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    I have an eclipse gs 2.4l with everything stock and recently ive been having a big problem with the cars idle. A while ago it started having the problem of idling at rpms between 1k-500 and the ses light came on. Everytime i started it the idle at a different speed. I got it scanned and threw a...
  15. Low Idle/Car Shuts Off While Braking

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    Before you tell me to "go search," I promise you I have searched and did not find a post like mine. Model: Eclipse GT Year: 2002 Tranny: Manual A little background: I have an injen intake (metal tubing) and while disconnecting the positive terminal to the battery, the ratchet made contact with...
  16. Rough idle in drive and reverse

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    Hey i have an 01 gs autommatic 2.4l. When the car is idling in drive or reverse it makes a sound that i can only describe as a mixture between a rattle and squeal. It is worse when it is cold or wet outside. If anyone knows what this might be that would be great. Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  17. 2003 GS I4 vibrations

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    I am having an issue with my 2003 GS with an I4, At idle it is around 1k RPM so its not near stalling, but it vibrates a lot. When I begin accelerating and my foot is in the gas the vibrations go away and the car is very smooth. I am just trying to get an idea of what to look for, Does this...
  18. Car doesn't idle!?

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    Hello evetyone, I have 2001 Mitsubishi eclipse GS 2.4. The car all the sudden stopped idling and shown like five codes all about EGR valve, MAFS, and bad: intake in general. I also found oil leaks on the spark plugs so I changed the MAFS, EGR valve, spark plugs, valve gasket and O'rings. Car...
  19. car wont start/ wont idle

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    ive got an 2003 eclipse gs. well i got up this morning and the car wont start without me pushing down on the gas pedal. when it starts and i let off the car it dies. even after i drive it a little was when i go to a stop it dies. check engine light is not on. the car was running fine the other...
  20. Help!!! strange eclipse gt problems

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    2000 gt sporty 80k miles hello everyone, my 2000 gt has a couple weird problems. FIRST At idle the car makes a puh noise... it does it like 1 time per second,for about 10 seconds and is very rhythmic, then it starts doing it faster kinda like a drum roll, then the idle drops to around...
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