Could a bad alternator cause high idling in a 2001 mitsubishi montero sport?

Gully Johnson

Asked by Aug 04, 2014 at 04:49 PM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I have heard of engine RPM increasing due to low alternator output and high coolant temp but have never experienced it personally.


I would think the high idle is,a vacume leak on or around manifold.

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Abraham Kuany

What caused alternator failure on 2000 mits montero sport?


Age usually, but sometimes a bad battery can do it, or jumping someone's car improperly.

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