My 2001 Galant will start but will not stay on.

Asked by Nov 19, 2014 at 07:10 PM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Galant

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The service engine light is on as well, Full tank of gas....battery is good, and all other systems work fine.  It will stay on if I keep my foot on the gas to keep it idle.

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Fuel pressure regulator or fuel filter is where I would start. It could be other things too like: fuel injectors, cam position sensors ect.

I changed my valve cover gasket and c02 sensors never had a problem since

17,890

Also look at the throttle position sensor or the throttle plate itself(butterfly). If its dirty clean it with carb cleaner.

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