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Need to adjust idle on 1996 Ford Probe. Where is the screw?

Just had the water pump and timing belt changed. Now my idle is screwed up - is staying at around 600 RPM's right now.

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    4 cylinder. Just to add, runs just fine except when car is stopped @ idle. Spark plugs, wires, cap have all been checked.

  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    v6 our four cyclinder kdc744

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Http://www.supermotors.org/getfile/176648/original/throttle%20body%20screws.jpg heres the adjustment screw.

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The idle speed is computer controled, it is not adjustable, you most likely have sludge in the throttle valve and the idle speed control air bypass valve, clean them with carb spray with the engine running.

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SOURCE: Idle Adjustment Screw Location on 96 Civic

your idle can not be manually adjusted. it is controled by the ecm via the throttle position sensor on the throttle body(tps). you have to have a diagnostic scanner to interface with the ecm to adjust the idle. most service shops have this equipment

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