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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
those sensors could cause the issue, clean the MAF 1st, also clean the idle system using the following procedure, the IAC can cause cruise surge. I use this to cure these problems all the time.
Here is the most common cause of surges and stalls and low idle, it is the idle speed control air-bypass valve (IAC) and throttle valve, they get full of gunk over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls, low idle) like yours, Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
SOURCE: 2001 dodge 2500 v10 has low idle
On my 06 v10 there is a idle adjustment screw at the linkage on the throttle body.
clean air filter
clean sensor in the air intake ram
try some 93 octane
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
i had the same problem in my 2003 Durango!!
turns out the auxiliary fan was not working!!
that fan should run all the time when the a/c is on!!
so start the truck, turn the a/c on and then go look at the aux fan (the plastic electric one attached to the radiator) and make sure it is spinning!!
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
you need to put an oil pressure gauge on it and see what happens.what you will find is that the sender unit is no good.
Posted on May 18, 2010
Try cleaning the inside of the throttle body using a stiff brush and a can of air intake cleaner, remove all the carbon, make sure battery is disconnected while doing this, then reconnect and drive it for about 15 minutes this should restore the idle.
Posted on Nov 18, 2012
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