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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: low/poor idle
Here is what you need to do, a cleaning of the intake throttle blade and the idle speed control air-bypass valve, they get full of gunk over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls) like yours,
Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake
Posted on Oct 31, 2008
should be 3 bolts behind the small speaker cover to your left near the door hanger also wiring harness is there as well
Posted on Mar 02, 2010
SOURCE: how can you reset the
Important note: Proceed exactly as follows; otherwise the reset system will go into the locked position and special tools are required to unlock it (Tech 2 tester).
1. Turn the ignition OFF.
2. Press and hold the reset button  (see the above picture).
3. After 3 seconds the "Distance till service" appears on the display, "InSP 0".
4. Press and hold the brake pedal.
5. Note: Ensure the button  is still pressed.
6. Turn the ignition ON.
7. The display shows: "InSP----".
8. After turning the ignition ON, wait for the service message to change and keep the reset button pressed for at least 3 seconds.
9. Release the brake pedal and reset button at the same time.
10. Wait for 10 seconds, until the display shows: "InSP XX,000 km".
11. The system is reset.
Posted on Jul 15, 2011
Hi Michelle, Check all the vacuum hoses for leakage and tightness of fit. Also check to make sure there are no leakages on the intake manifold. The problem could be the cold start, AC or steering up idle. I suggest a diagnostic scan which will pin point the problem. Regards John
Posted on Jun 30, 2012
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