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High Idle, Slow fueling

I have to 2008 FJ Cruiser that was in a flood, and after getting the vehicle running again it idles around 1400 RPM, this is after it reaches running temp. Is there any way to adjust the idle, or do i need to take about my throttle body and clean it? The water was well over the dash so it very well could have dirt in there. Also when filling the fuel tank the pump will only run for about 5 seconds before it kicks off, and this continues until it is full. My guess is that my charcoal filter is still water logged, and am thinking about removing it again and trying to dry it out. Solution? Thanks, Tad

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  • tfeiss May 22, 2009

    Yeah i've messed with most of those things... i haven't changed the hoses yet, or messed too much with the vacuum lines. I've changed all of the fluids a few times, already as well as the filters. I've yet to recharge the AC, and that is on my list, but i'm on a budget so things are slow, but it runs and drives great except for those few hiccups.


    Thanks for the suggestions.

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Superise the car still runs.
I would start cleaning all parts that can be dis-assembled. change all hoses, including vacuum hose, clean up all electric connections.
replace all filters, oil, air.........., replace all fuilds, brake, trans, coolant, engine....... and what ever else you come across.

Posted on May 22, 2009

  • Frank
    Frank May 22, 2009

    what you have on the list is most probably couse.

    charcoal filter, fuel pump, mostly throttle body. the plate may have sticking with dirt, free it up may help you here.



    Good Luck!

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