Question about Cars & Trucks
The idle speed is not adjustable. It is controlled by the computer. If your idle speed is not correct, then your engine management system needs service.
Posted on Feb 20, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: engine idle speed
Sounds like you idle air control valve is starting to mess up. You can actually take this off and clean it with throttle body cleaner and it should help get your idle back to normal. As is sounds the idle air control valve controls how fast/slow your car idles. It is located on the throttle body normally held on with a couple of screws. The throttle body is where the air duct hose coming from the air filter box ends at the engine block. Here is a picture of what you are looking for:
Make sure that you clean the valve portion and not the electrical plug with the throttle body cleaner. Let it air dry or blow lightly with compressed air before putting it back on. Let me know if you have any more questions. Thanks for using FixYa!
Posted on Aug 01, 2009
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