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2000 Chysler Intrepid 2.7L won't idle on cold startup -5C & below

I have a 2000 Intrepid 2.7L with 66km runs great except when the temp drops below about -3C...fires but won't run unless you rev it until it warms up.

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Check the idle air motor it may have failed

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