Stalling

Asked by Mar 13, 2017 at 10:55 AM about the 1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2 Dr SL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car started spitting and spuddering the
stalling..replaced air filter helped for a couple days
then did the same thing..makes a clicking noise
somewhere behind the dash sounds like a switch
turning on and off when its spitting and
spuddering..cleaned the mass air flow sensor but
still the same problem..once the clicking starts the
car wont run..any ideas?

3 Answers

18,575

Sounds like a relay clicking but may not be the issue I would start by checking it but also doing a full maintenance on all those items left undone like cleaning the throttle body and all cleanable sensors, change fuel filter, PCV ect basicially anything you can do, check all electrical connections, fuses, relays, test sensors, and all electrical components.

145

I/had this issue before The ptu was the main cause! Replaced it drives like a charm. Other issue occured was the iac on the throttle body unsed. The air intake changed that drives like a champ! Other common issues egr valve and tneres 4 of them makes a big difference once them get changed!

114,095

Is clicking on passenger side of center console? If so possibly your ign relay acting up. Something else to check is the back of the ignition switch it self. There are two small Phillips head screws that hold the wire harness to switch. These are known to become loose causing similar issues as you are having. Check and retighten them.

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