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Rough idle when sitting at a red light until van warms up

When van is cold and is in gear and you have stopped, such as at a red light or stop sign, the van idles very rough and it feels like it is jerking. You can put it in park or neutral and it smooths out. But when the van reaches normal operating temp it doesn't do it.

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