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Engine revving while stopped

On 2 occasions when stopping (1971 vette engine revved up spinning the tires. Had to shut off ignition. Each time prior to this rear end had been jacked up.

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On all older vehicles with a carburetor there is an adjustment for high and low idle. Adjust the high idle so that it isn't so high

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SOURCE: Engine revving itself with no

idle air control valve, getting a new one should fix it

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SOURCE: 2006 Ford Fusion 4 cylinder. When idling in gear

sounds like fuel pressure reg on fuel-line

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This generally indicates a vaccumn leak, or sticking idle air control valve.

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SOURCE: car over revving when stood

Try the gasket between the carburettor or the vacuum pipes may be pitted or holed, sounds like its letting air in causing the engine to rev.
Hope this helps.

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