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ENGINE IDLE REVS UP WHILE IN PARK ON A 2002 SATURN SL2.

WE PURCHASED THE CAR NEW AND IT HAS APPROXIMATELY 94,000 MILES ON IT NOW. IT HAS A 1.9L ENGINE. JUST RECENTLY THE ENGINES IDLE SPEED WOULD SOMETIMES REV UP A BIT WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS EITHER IN PARK OR NEUTRAL. IT HAS YET TO REV UP SO HIGH THAT I AM AFRAID ENGINE IS GOING TO JUMP THROUGH THE HOOD,BUT I WOULD SURE LIKE TO MAKE THIS REPAIR QUICKLY. IS THERE SOME KIND OF IDLE CONTROL SENSOR THAT I CAN REPLACE.
THANKS,
JIM from JERSEY

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  • kendradamm Nov 30, 2008

    Same problem with 2001.

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    2002 Saturn SL2 idles really fast without my pressing the gas pedal

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    The same happens to my 2001 SL2 Saturn. When its in idle parked or in neutral the engine revs, sometimes above 3000 RPMs. I have heard from a couple of people that it could be caused by the alternator but i haven't looked any further into it.

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