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Ford Focus Wagon ZXW Idles too slow. Need to adjust Idle up. How do I do this?

Wagon shakes shimmies,when at idle..depress accelerator to bring tac up & it levels out. Idles too slow. Need to adjust idle up. Need to find where to adjust the idle on 2005 Ford Focus Wagon ZXW.

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Right now look at the front of the engine behind the exhaust manifold and their are two breather pipes connected to a T connection that comes from the engine and check these pipes as if perished and split the engine will not idle .You cannot adjust anything without a dealer software to reset the mapping so check these pipes first and iam sure you will find their split and gone soft

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