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95 dodge cummins.... just started idling fast


i suspect possible throttle cable wear....i can pull back on throttle lever on pump and it will return to normal idle....tired spring on throttle shaft?...the truck has just under 150,000 miles....any suggestions or experiences will be appreciated

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I would suspect also that you have a worn throttle cable. sometimes they can fray inside the sleeve or get sticky if the spring on the shaft is there and not broke i would go after the cable first. dealers have this part and is usually under $20 and really easy to change out. best way to find out is unhook the cable from the pump and rev it a few times and make sure it goes to idle without the cable hooked up. you can also pull on the cable while it is unhooked and feel for any stiffness in it

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