High revs on cold start

2001 Mitsubishi Shogun Problem

The Problem

Avatar markymark
Joined: 8 years ago | Fixes: 5 | Profile
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high ive just bought a shogun 2.5 did,
the owner said it was normal but im not confinced

when cold start the engine revs very high but is fine when the engine is warm its normal idle.

untill i turn the heater fan on the revs pick up again! is this normal.

also the rev counter doesnt work at all!

thanks in advance for any help

oh i tried to connect a cheap ecu reader to see if any fault codes but wouldnt connect!


Car Mitsubishi Shogun
Variant 2.5 did
Model Year 2001
Category Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

All Mitsubishi Shogun Problems

Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,010 | Profile

Depends on what you mean by VERY high , but with rev counter not working you wont know .

Solution

Avatar markymark
Joined: 8 years ago | Fixes: 5 | Profile

thanks for quick reply prob around 2.500 - 3000 rpm

Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,010 | Profile

That is a good bit too high .Really need to get a good scanner with the proper software to see what it throws up in codes otherwise just guessing .Maybe someone else on forum can post up some suggestions to check out that wont cost an arm and a leg .Sorry cant help further on that car .

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