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What causes a car to idle below 1, struggle to stay on while

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What causes a car to idle below 1, struggle to stay on while sometimes turning itself off while pressing the break. Car always start up again.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** check engine light on? Does it run fine other then low idle? Thanks.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
check engine light is on and the car run great, oh it's a 5 speed too.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Do you know what diagnostic codes you are getting? Thanks.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
do not know the codes
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Lets start by checking codes. You can have codes checked for free at your local parts store then write them down and let me know what they are. Thanks.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
ok, place like auto zone?
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Yup, that will work fine. Let me know how it goes, thanks.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
ok
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Thanks, I'll talk to you then. Just reply like you are now and we will continue from there.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
will do thanks
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Sounds good.