Re: [DML] High, or "sticky" idle
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Re: [DML] High, or "sticky" idle



1) throttle cable/arm getting stuck. Easy to check, when idling too 
high, try pushing on the throttle arm.

2) Idlespeed ecu gone funny - quite common.

Either way, The engine is supposed to idle at 850rpm, not 1000 - 1200 so 
something's not right.

Martin

Michael Babb wrote:

>Hey all - trying to figure out what to check out:
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>My car (manual) is now starting to stick at around 2500 RPM's when it is supposed to be at idle.  The car runs fine, but just idles higher than usual.  If I tap the gas pedal quickly, the idle will fall back down to the 1000-1200 range and idle there fine.
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>As soon as I accelerate and then re-apply the clutch then the idle jumps right back to 2500.
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>Any suggestions on what to check out?
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>Thanks!
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>Michael Babb
>VIN 3472
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