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Wont idle down

Recently had timing belt replaced, but had this problem beforehand. have had 2 different mechanics try and fix, both were unable to solve, both had diagnostics ran. this car also still has check engine light comming on as well as abs light. now the drivers window wont come up. is this car typical of such problems? is there a common electrical or vacuum issue here?
i was able to get it to idle somewhat by adjusting linkage but now wants to idle too fast
should i just send it to the junk yard?

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Hi, Check for vacume leaks at intake manifold it is a common problem.

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