92 dodge stealth


Asked by Jan 21, 2013 at 06:55 PM about the 1992 Dodge Stealth 2 Dr ES Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have trouble starting my 92 dodge stealth after letting it sit all night. it acts like it wants to start. after trying five or six times it will start. Once running I will try and take off but lacks power. stutters when giving gas. then trying to stop I let my foot off the clutch and the RPMs drop and the car stalls out but will start right back up. How or where do I begin looking? Should I try the Idle air control?

3 Answers


check your fuel filter, ck your fuel pressure. check your air filter.after it sits allnight check the fuel arm to the injectors to see if it has fuel in it with pressure. it could be about anything. check your catalictic converter sorry about the spelling. it sounds like a fuel or air prob?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

I agree with frank. But if all that checks out I would do a compression check on all cylinders. It should be somewhere between 150 to 200 psi. If all are not close to one another and in that range you probably have damaged valves. How many miles is on your car and when was timing belt last changed?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

I have resolved the idle issue. there is a pig tail on the top of the top right of the motor (don't have any idea what it's called or what its plugged into) that is all smashed and held together with a zip tie. I need a new one but havent a clue how to tell someone.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Stealth in your area?

CarGurus has 41 nationwide Stealth listings starting at $4,900.


Dodge Stealth Experts

  • #1
    Daniel Foster
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi 3000GT
82 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
424 Great Deals out of 31,920 listings starting at $2,395
Used Chevrolet Corvette
248 Great Deals out of 22,275 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
752 Great Deals out of 42,817 listings starting at $1,300
Used Pontiac Firebird
10 Great Deals out of 815 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
25 Great Deals out of 1,278 listings starting at $1,250
Used Dodge Viper
5 Great Deals out of 298 listings starting at $26,170
Used BMW 3 Series
1,041 Great Deals out of 31,744 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan 300ZX
141 listings starting at $3,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.