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

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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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102,355

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

68,995

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

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What caused alternator failure on 2000 mits montero sport?

102,355

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

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