I have a 97 eclipse 2.0 none turbo that will not stay running sometimes it runs 10 minutes sometimes on 30 seconds

nklutman
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Asked by nklutman Feb 18, 2013 at 11:32 AM about the 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've replaced the crankshaft position sensor
fuel pump battery alternator and coil pack
still nothing it has a code 11 on it but when
its running it runs smooth but then just
shuts down

4 Answers

John Sofia
0

Cams and timing belt need to be timed correctly maybe? Thats what was happening to my 98 eclipse non turbo and once i checked the timing everything was okay

John Sofia
0

Also check ure fuel filter as well and change that it inly costs 20 bucks

dandyoun
71,715

When it cranks can you rev it up and it sound fine but goes dead when you release gas pedal? If so its probably your idle air control valve. Just had to replace the one one my wife's eclipse.

applebutter
5

It runs great when it's running. Has plenty of power. Revs and accelerates fine. It's getting to the point now, that as soon as the engine warms up, it shuts down and won't start back up until it cools down. It's not overheating at all. Just shuts down, like you turned the key off. It'll pop start if your moving fast enough, but shuts down again shortly after.

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