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Idles to fast

I recently had a head gasket replaced on my 1993 Dodge shadow , 2.5 L engine. We Thought It was a cracked head but after having the head checked It turned out to be a blown head gasket. It is all back together now but the engine idles to fast. I had spark plugs, rotor and distributor cap replaced with new ones. I am not sure what the problem is. I need some assistance.
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Replace the idle sensor or the distributor is not degreed properly

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