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When I start my 96 silverado it idles at 2500 rpm for 5 seconds then back down. Then driving down the hwy I dont have to touch the gas at all to keep it at 55 mph. Any suggestions?

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    Ronald Mueller May 11, 2010

    does the vehicle have cruise control?

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Check cold air intake sensor and it maybe need to be cleaned up or changed.Also check gas pedal.

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