what would make my egine in my eclipse start up run for a min then shut of and not start again

Asked by Mar 09, 2014 at 10:42 AM about the 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 96 Eclipse egine will start up and run for about a min or so and then shut off completely and wont start back up but I can leave sit for a while and start back and it will shut off again what would make this happen?

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104,215

If you feather the gas pedal will it stay running? If so I would suspect dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate.

when I first start it up and it does start up and I give it gas it will run but then die off

104,215

Is your check engine light on? If so have the codes read. Also check for vacuum leaks.

24,575

Could it be a fuel pump or fuel filter issue? I'd have the codes read at an AutoZone or Pep Boys for starters.

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okay thanks yall

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