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Stalls when accelerting. 2003 galent, no light, if i

Customer Question

stalls when accelerting. 2003 galent,
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: no light, if i accelerate slowly it is ok, if i stay at a long light with the air con on it stops
JA: What is the model of your '03 Mitsubishi?
Customer: galant
JA: Are you fixing your Galant yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, checked for vac leaks, cleaned the carb intake, cleaned the map valve,
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.

Hey how are you

How did you check for leaks ,smoke test ?

what kind of scanner you have to retrieve fault codes and showed no dtc ?

does your scanner has live data capability to get me ,fuel trim,oxygen & fuel status readings ?

on cold engine , get a can of starting fluid ,spray around intake , does engine idle surges up ?


Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
smoke yes, followed up with propane and no change in rpm have a actron obd II
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no, write out is ok
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.

ok i got you ,

yes ignore the screen for phone call ,system sending it , we can text here will be fine for issue you having

what are the fuel trims & the other readings i mentioned can you get that

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I do not know if my instrument can get that information, what instrument would be better.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.

there so many scanners out there , actron is good, you just need one that is not just a code reader ,but has live data

advance auto sells them as example

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician