[DML] Re: High !dle 3000 RPM!
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[DML] Re: High !dle 3000 RPM!

My vote is the idle speed thermistor. Meter across pins 9 and
11 on the idle ECU (behind the driver's seat under the drivers side
parcel tray) if the circuit is open,
you either have a loose connection (likely) or a failed thermistor
(unlikely). The thermistor and connector are under the intake on the Y

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
> Check to see if the throttle cable unwound and is not "in the groove"
> on the throttle spool. Could happen if the throttle linkage needs
> lubrication and you took your foot off the gas too fast or you were
> messing around with the trhottle on the motor. The cable could also
> have come out of the adjustable ferrule by the throttle spool.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Robert Hlavacek <bob.hlavacek@> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > When I started my D on Saturday, the idle went to 3000 RPM and
> wouldn't come down.  Tapping on the accelerator didn't work, looking
> at the throttle with the air cleaner off everything appeared OK.  I
> couldn't find anything wrong that I could see on the engine.  The
> accelerator cable came all the way back to the idle position, still
> 3000-3500 RPM.  I had to drive it about 15 miles and it wasn't fun
> when I had to stop.  I resorted to shutting it off at lights.
> >  
> > Does anyone know what's wrong or what I might check to fix the
> problem?  The idle has always been fine with infrequent "hunting" for
> idle but that was only like 700-900 RPM and not often.
> >  
> > Whatever ideas you might have for me to look at, I'd appreciate it. 
> Thanks!
> >  
> > Bob
> > 10961
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >


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