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2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: Car hesitates bad and even dies while driving. Can go to neutral to restart.

 

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akheisler, Stillwater, OK, February 20, 2013, 01:34
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Was periodic but continuous now. Studders after idle speed ican press gas pedal to try keep from dying or to gain speed or to stop the hesitation

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    rpclements February 20, 2013, 06:49
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    First check for any vacuum leak anywhere near throttle body, mass air flow sensor or intake manifold. Even a small crack or disconnect will cause this. Is there a check engine light on?

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    akheisler, February 20, 2013, 12:45
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    Will check hoses. Check engine light been on since i changed timing belt. No codes. Car will start and run but cant get up speed cus of the thehesitation

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    globalhelper, February 20, 2013, 13:04
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    if the light is on there are issues. seek a help with someone that has a good scanner. there has to be codes

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13199 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper February 20, 2013, 06:51
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    do you have any eng codes?

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