[DML] Re: My high idle...
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[DML] Re: My high idle...

Your Idle Speed Micro Switch isn't making contact with the striker bolt.

Running the engine when it's warm, press the gas pedal and
gently/slowly let it down. You should get stuck with the high-idle
condition. Walk around to the back, and push down on the
armature/striker with your finger. It should click, and your idle
speed should immediately drop down. Same thing if you flick the gas
pedal while inside the car.

You can try adjusting the striker, but it's easier to just grab the
switch from behind and pull up on it to bend the bracket up slightly.

If you get random high idle conditions, or constant low-voltage
problems with the engine drops RPMs suddenly (including the engine
dying), this is also what causes it. The striker is maladjusted in
that case, and isn't engaging the Idle Speed Motor in time.

vin 6585 "X"

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "stainlessilusion" <5n-@...> wrote:
> I am starting to have high idle problems as well now. Mine will do it
> warm or cold (happens more when cold than warm) and only goes up to
> about 1800-1900 RPMs, never more. When it happens I can hear the
> engine sucking more air than when actually accelerating and holding at
> 1800-1900 with the gas pedal. It will happen while driving or while
> sitting idle. Sometimes I can hit the gas pedal and the RPMs will come
> back down to normal. I tried 2 ECU's and still the same thing. Thanks
> for any & all help! -----Dani B. #5003


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