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Idle Air Control Valve
Posted 25 April 2005 - 09:15 AM
I restarted the car again and all seemed fine, and has been fine for the last couple of days, except the check engine light stays on. I took it to the Autuzone, and they read the code which they said was for a "Idle Speed Sensor" which was a $336 part that they didn't have in stock. They tried to reset the light but got an "input error" on their computer so could not do it. Checking with the local dealer, it seems this part doesn't really exist, and they probably were referring to the Idle Air Control Valve.
Doing some research on here, it seems that the part can maybe be cleaned instead of replaced. It also seems to me that maybe this was a one time thing caused by failing to hold the ignition key on long enough the first time. I would like to begin by resetting the code to see if it even comes back. Can this be done by disconnecting the battery? How long does it need to be disconnected to remove the codes?
Any tips (pictures) to help if I need to remove and clean the Idle Air Control Valve?
Posted 25 April 2005 - 09:27 AM
Posted 25 April 2005 - 02:48 PM
If its faulty, find a used one out of a yard...from an EJ22 should only cost you $20 bux or so
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