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My 2000 subaru legacy 2.5 idles too high 3k to 2500 rpm at start

Ya it idles high the only thing to bring it down before i drive is put the fan on 4 and turn the A/C on. since ive own it only year and a half it has alway started at 1600rpms even in the winter it is a 5spd and on my drive home from work about 20miles non highway 1st and 2nd shifted fine 3rd, 4th and 5th I had to put in nuetral for a second before shifting both up and down shifts because it just stays at same rpm when I shift if I dont. Its got 125k on it and the throttle machanicly was fot sticking little corrosion on the springs both under the hood and at throttle under the dash im a bit puzzeled and really dont want to spend even more money on this car. Anyone who reads thanks for your time.

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Hello, it is possable that you only have a vacuum leak! listen for air leaking (hissing) under hood. oif so repair as needed, is there any check engine lights, codes? it is also paossable someone turned up the idle too hide another problem....good luck, marty

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