have a galant 02 but everytime i start it after it sits for a while it runs great for the first 1min or so then it stumbles and seems like its missing then it idle up for 10 sec

5

Asked by Jan 04, 2015 at 12:22 AM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have change plugs and wires twice even the ignition coils  change coolant temp sensor  
clean throttle body  and mass air flow  but the car only stumble after it sits up for a couple
of mins seem like it have to get warm before i can take off if not it wont take the gas i
would have to pull over then after 3 mins it will be ok to drive i dont no whats going on with
it no codes on it plus it dont cut off when its running bad

4 Answers

11,520

Have the throttle position sensor tested.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
112,085

Possibly dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate. Might also be egr valve sticking open.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

Hy Mike I test the tps it showed that it was good and I clean the throttle plate but is there a way to check the Idle air calve or egr valve i believe you could do the egr with a vacuum pump rite

11,520

if you want to try it yourself go to easautodiagnostics.com dandyoun is right though, they can be cleaned. there are youtube vids on the subject. check them out

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Galant

Looking for a Used Galant in your area?

CarGurus has 1,261 nationwide Galant listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Mitsubishi Galant Questions

Mitsubishi Galant Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 760
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 720
#3 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Lancer
88 Great Deals out of 6,233 listings starting at $1,677
Used Nissan Altima
1,294 Great Deals out of 75,735 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Accord
1,051 Great Deals out of 68,868 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,219 Great Deals out of 84,969 listings starting at $750
Used Honda Civic
870 Great Deals out of 85,333 listings starting at $500
Used Nissan Maxima
330 Great Deals out of 24,436 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,161 Great Deals out of 79,219 listings starting at $2,500
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
24 Great Deals out of 1,333 listings starting at $1,990
Used Hyundai Sonata
869 Great Deals out of 48,082 listings starting at $1,495
Used Mitsubishi Outlander
64 Great Deals out of 9,521 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Corolla
977 Great Deals out of 69,758 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
614 Great Deals out of 35,546 listings starting at $899
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
20 Great Deals out of 524 listings starting at $13,826
Used Kia Optima
564 Great Deals out of 28,807 listings starting at $1,750

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Galant ES For Sale
66 listings starting at $4,750
2011 Mitsubishi Galant ES For Sale
33 listings starting at $3,300
2010 Mitsubishi Galant ES For Sale
17 listings starting at $5,380
2008 Mitsubishi Galant ES For Sale
32 listings starting at $1,995

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.