car shuts off

Asked by Troy Nov 02, 2013 at 08:23 PM about the 2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES

Question type: General

car starts then shuts off.  what is the problem?

6 Answers


Will it stay running if you give it a little gas? If so I would say your idle air control valve is dirty or faulty. Clean and or replace it and also clean throttle plate.

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If it won't stay running by giving it a little gas I would suspect Maf sensor, dirty air filter, vacuum leak, throttle position sensor, ect. Is your check engine light on? If so what are the codes?

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shuts off while driving sometimes start after 2hours

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Same here turns off, then turns off after 2hrs. Now ir completely does not turn on

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I have a Mitsubishi galant 2003 and it's been cutting off while I'm driving. Like today today I was driving to the store and it started jerking and then it'll cut off. Can anybody help me

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my 03 Galant starts up but when I take my foot the gas it cuts off

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