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My XL-7 will start but not idle. It will drive fine at all speeds but stops when low engine speeds are occurring (cornering, stopping at lights, etc). Recently had the battery go flat but it was recharged and starts the vehicle ok.

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  • bernieandrus May 16, 2009

    The timing belt has not been touched, period. Have purchased some throttle body cleaner and will give that a go tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes.

  • gogo22 May 11, 2010

    Has the timing belt been touched at all when this started doing it? 

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I would suggest cleaning the throttle body first,if no improvement then disconnect the battery for 10 minutes.Reconnect.

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    Duane A Oct 07, 2014

    Cleaned my battery posts on my 2002 xl-7 and it will start but not idle. My garage said the computer idle had to be relearned. Drove around for 5 mimutes and all is well. Runs and idles great.

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