1997 Mitsubishi Colt 1.6 GLXi Cold start not working.

Mitsubishi Colt Problem
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johnsmith50

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Cold start not working.
Feb 24, 2012 (8 years ago)
It has a fuel injection system, not a choke. When I start the engine it will not tick over, I have to keep the revs up until the engine warms up. sometimes after I have driven a few miles the engine will be revving up to 2500 rpm
when i start the car half an hour later it ticks over OK?? HELP????

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Car: Mitsubishi Colt
Variant: 1.6 GLXi
Model Year: 1997
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

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paulieone
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Feb 27, 2012 (8 years ago)
sounds like a fault with idle control valve
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