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Idles too low, won't keep running. Idles about 400RPM and will stay there if you feather down the throttle. Can't seem to find Vacuum leak. Sounds like slight air sucking sound toward back of firewall but still can't fidn a vacuum leak. Any suggestions?

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You need to replace your idle air control valve. It is located on the throttle body with 2 screws holding it in. Should take about 15 minutes to replace and doesn't cost too much either. That will get you taken care of. Good luck. Thanks for rating my response and for using FixYa!

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Check the mass air flow sensor, the IAC motor which controls the air valve and fuel reugulator connected to the fuel rail to make sure it holds vacuum and fuel pressure.

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