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2002 Chev Malibu- Possessed!

My '02 Malibu has 108K(approx.) miles. Randomly when I start my car, it idles at a minimum of 1.5-2.5 RPMs. If I attempt to drive the car like this, it can gain up to 25 MPH(thats all I would test it to for safetly reasons) without me even touching the gas pedal. When I tried to brake- there was a lot of tension. Usually if I turn the car off and wait a minute prior to restarting it- it stops. This is only one of several problems I am having with my car, but this is a big safetly issue. Help!

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Check for vacuum leaks on the intake manifold, the idle air control solenoid, and check the throttle position sensor. starting with those points should solve your problem

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