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Engine stalling or rough idle due to faulty electrical grounds on Mitsubishi Eclipse

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The engine may stall or develop a rough idle with the Check Engine Light illuminated and fault code 15 stored in the ECU. Our technicians tell us that the engine electrical grounds are critical, all 5 should be inspected and cleaned as necessary. An additional ground lead kit is also available which can be installed to help correct this condition.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 177,376 (120,995–215,601)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1997, 2002, 2004
13 people reported this problem
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It starts up with no problem, but does not idle what so ever, it gets to about 900-1500rpm and just dies. You have to keep revving it to keep it running.
replaced distributer,awaiting ECM