High idle at start then normal

45

Asked by Oct 21, 2012 at 06:58 PM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I first start car my car it revs to about
1.5-2 rpms. Warms up then its fine.Also
notice a vibration in the steering wheel at
idle. One time I turned the heat on after
engine was already warmed up & idle
dropped very low. Please help. I do have a
check engine code for the evaporator which
mechanic said had nothing to do with the
idle.

3 Answers

315

try a new thermostat and coolant

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45

Even if it never runs hot? Someone said throttle body or idle positioner???????

1 people found this helpful.
315

that could be also clean your throttle body out with carb cleaner

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