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Six cyl high idle. already replaced tps

High idle on 1996 ford f150 six cyl. already replaced tps

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  • apeacock5 Apr 15, 2009

    no. was looking for any possible sensor probs 1st. all else says possible intake leak also

  • apeacock5 Apr 15, 2009

    i will check for a leak in the manifold . if that doesnt work, i will check maf sensor

  • apeacock5 Apr 15, 2009

    what do i check manifold leak with & how?

  • apeacock5 Apr 15, 2009

    will check tomorrow with spray. Thanx for the help.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    use carburetor spray cleaner, if you spray a leak the engine idle will change allot, spray where the manifold bolts to the head..

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I am a Ford factory trained tech, check what I said.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    The only real cause of high idle on these engines is a vacuum leak at the intake manifold, have u tested the intake for leaks?

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The problem could also be caused by a bad mass airflow sensor. you may be able to get one cheap at a junk yard.

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