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1992 taurus 3.0 high idle

Had the trans rebuilt , it came back with higher than normal idle. Checked vaccume 14 psi

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    Chuck Martin May 11, 2010

    A vacuum leak would cause the high idle.Must have left a vacuum line unhooked somewhere.



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Change the air idel speed control valve

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