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'99 Wrangler idles funny

My '99 Wrangler shakes and almost sputters when in neutral (say sitting at a light or something).
It doesn't sound or feel like its idling right.

What can cause this?
how do I fix it?


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  • bbalentine Oct 24, 2008


    I'm obviously no expert either.

    Any help on how to do that exactly? How to adjust?



  • Prose78 Jan 08, 2009

    Yes, I have the same problem. Also, when i try to start i have to press the gas pedal in order for it to start. And if i don't keep applying the gas it will die. It goes back to normal if I keep running it for a few minutes.


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Im no expert but check idle control valve

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