low idle and sputtering

bigmarv71
0

Asked by bigmarv71 Jul 07, 2009 at 10:51 PM about the 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 montero sport xls 4wd it has started to idle real low and evently die. When I turn my a/c on it is fine but as soon as I turn my a/c off it starts to idle real low again what could cause this??

2 Answers

Mike Bonnell
8,305

Sounds like an IDLE SPEED CONTROL motor - Does it start tough on cold starts too. Could be carboned up, also the throttle body should be cleaned of carbon when the IAC motor is replaced - Good Luck

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
rr241
10

I have the same problem it started happening after the battery died and toook the car a long time to start, how do i de carbon it

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2001 idle is sputtering and eventually stopping 1 answer

    My mitsubishi monterro sport 2001 is getting a very low idle at stops or when you are in neutral. eventually it just cuts off. Does anyone know what maybe happening. also could ISC parts be purchas...

    2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Montero Sport Sputtering 11 answers

    My 2003 Montero sport sputtering when I slow down and accelerate. Sometimes it sputters when I'm stopped at a light……What is wrong?

    2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1991 3000GT SL spits and sputters 28 answers

    I have a 1991 3000GT SL and just had a tune up (new plugs and wires), new engine computer and new transmission computer. new ignition coils. car ran great for awhile, then it would spit and sputter an...

    1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • hard start after sitting 2 answers

    Hard start after sitting overnight. It cranks fine, but, struggles to fire and sputters for a second. After it starts it runs and starts again fine. I cleaned out the AIC valve and it idles much bet...

    2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I have a 97 eclipse gst 2.0 turbo, the car does not have any power when taking off and then spits and sputters once it gets going. 5 answers

    I have a 97 eclipse gst 2.0 turbo, the car does not have any power when taking off and then spits and sputters once it gets going. The car idles great and I have already checked the timing, all the t...

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Mitsubishi Montero Sport Questions

Mitsubishi Montero Sport Experts

#1 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 420
#2 Roy Nader
Roy Nader
Reputation 190
#3 Jared Chase
Jared Chase
Reputation 170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Montero"
8 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $2,595
Used Toyota 4Runner"
311 Great Deals out of 9,684 listings starting at $1,595
Used Nissan Xterra"
191 Great Deals out of 5,705 listings starting at $2,799
Used Nissan Pathfinder"
324 Great Deals out of 18,480 listings starting at $795
Used Toyota RAV4"
729 Great Deals out of 30,324 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
1,311 Great Deals out of 55,662 listings starting at $1,488
Used Honda CR-V"
733 Great Deals out of 44,459 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Land Cruiser"
30 Great Deals out of 930 listings starting at $4,398
Used Nissan Frontier"
252 Great Deals out of 12,582 listings starting at $2,496
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,236 Great Deals out of 51,992 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord"
1,168 Great Deals out of 61,862 listings starting at $950
Used Nissan Maxima"
451 Great Deals out of 13,822 listings starting at $1,800