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I have a 2000 pontiac grand am, ram air. I have heard that around the 125k mileage you can get idle problems. I am currently having an itermittment issue with really high idle (2k ) in park, or in drive, but while stopped. Help here?

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  • bobs1948 Sep 27, 2008

    I have the same problem & tried everything from cleaning connections to checking vac lines still acts up when it wants to.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    04 grand pre idles high when u stop or put it in park



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You may have a problem witrh the TPS, that is the trottle position sensor, replace it and ten disconnect the battery for 30 minutes.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008


I change the TPS a couple weeks ago and so far its ok.I am pretty sure this was the problem because the plastic piece that cotrols the throttle was very loose and cockeyed.The replacement also has a spring to pull it back,and is a lot tighter.I did not disconnect the battery and its working fine. bobs1948

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Mine is doing the exact same 128,000 same year...I idle at 2600 in park and fell like it sticks at speed like Cruise is on which I never use. When parked and key turned off then back on,It goes back to 500 rpm... Same issues..TPS..??

Thanks for your time..


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