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Intermittent high idle, any ideas?

After changing the plugs the truck idles high more often than not. All vacuum hoses are connected. I notice that the solenoid that controls the idle don't completely go to home position creating high idle. I dont know if the solenoid is the problem or something else.

Thanks for any help

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  • mdvaughn Dec 16, 2008

    Thanks emmissionwiz, I will try to clean my idle speed control motor with carb spray. Will let you know the results



    Thanks a bunch!!!

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Try cleaning the idle speed control motor with carb spray, it may just have sludge in it causing it to stick, have a dakota myself and had a similiar issue, cleaned the motor and all was well.

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