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I have a 1988 ford 150 truck. it is idling too fast when driving,i have to brake to get it to slow down,it will slow down only when braking

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When you are not driveing and you press the gas pedal do the idles return to normal or not?

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1988 ford f-150, 5.0 eng. truck is idling way too fast after it's warmed up. Why???


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Why should the truck shut down at a low idle or when u apply the brake to it the idle slows down an it cuts off on a 1992 ford f150


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2000 mercury villager, runs a fast idle. whether cold or warm the idle remains at a high idle speed, it even pulls with the brake applied.


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I have 1999Chevy suburban with 6.5 turbo diesel motor.it idles up and down and when driving the gas pedal is real touchy Wat is the problem and were do i locate the problem


Check the help links related to this problem.Click the link below to go through its troubleshooting procedure :-----Idles rough and quits when gas pedal is pressed less? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/1999-ford-f-150-idles-rough-and-quits.html---------
Car won't start without hitting the gas pedal? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-wont-start-without-hitting-gas.html
-------Complete loss of brake pedal then all gets normal? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/complete-loss-of-brake-pedal-then-all.html
------Car dies when gas pedal is pressed? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-dies-when-gas-pedal-is-pressed.html
--------Pushing on the gas pedal, but the car slows down? Gas pedal to the floor and the car slows down?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/pushing-on-gas-pedal-but-car-slows-down.html

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After replacing brake rotors and pads, brake pedal remains on floor? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/after-replacing-brake-rotors-and-pads.html

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accelerator pedal sensor? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/2009-chevy-impala-accelerator-pedal.html

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For rough idle issues and problem troubleshooting,go through the help links provided below :----- van idles rough?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/01/2004-ford-freestar-van-idles-rough.html

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will not idle when cold?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-explorer-40-will-not-idle-when.html

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runs lean and idles rough?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-runs-lean-and-idles-rough.html

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Engine stumbles coming off idle when warm?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/engine-stumbles-coming-off-idle-when.html

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Erratic idle on car?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/erratic-idle-on-car.html

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Low idle when cold out side?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/low-idle-when-cold-out-side.html

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Idle Air Control (IAC) Valve Replacing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/gmc-idle-air-control-iac-valve.html

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Engine quits at idle?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/engine-quits-at-idle.html

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Car overheats and Air blows hot at idle?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/car-overheats-and-air-blows-hot-at-idle.html

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While stop engine idles like cylinder missing?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/while-stop-engine-idles-like-cylinder.html

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This will help.

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My 1988 f-150 spudders before shifting and the brakes dont release


Is it the front or rear brakes that dont release? because the front may be ok. About the rear brakes might need adjustment, but if the brakes have not been replaced recently it may be transmission problem.

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Idles fast then slow, fast then slow. Its been getting worse with the cold weather - 15 degrees. also the brakes need to be pumped up before driving.


replace the temp. sensor and for the brakes probally master cylnder but better have checked better safe than sorry or dead even......hope it helps

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1985 fordf-150 inline6 idles down,shuts off when i hit the breaks


your brake booster is loosing vaccum! [damaged diaghram or the hose or valve to the booster]
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I have a 1988 f150. I have had to several shops


sounds like you need to adjust your rear brake drums

Jul 12, 2009 | 1988 Ford F 150

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Will not drop down from fast idle when first started


It sounds like an automatic choke system. Let it warm up for 5 minutes and then give it gas up to 2000rpm and release.

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Too fast idle


what can be happening and is a common issue is that the pedal return spring on the throttle body (linkage) gets weak over the years it happened to mine 2 months ago so u just want to make it tighter by winding it around one more time and lubricate the whole linkage

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