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I have a 1999 saturn sl it has fast idle, some times wonts to die when idleing, slow when taking off. wondering if you could help? thanks

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Check the PCV valve hose. They have a tendency to collapse & then split. This will jack your idle up to about 3k.

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Start by checking the air filter....spark plugs ....and spark plug wires

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