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Guest Message by DevFuse

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EA82T running questions...

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#1 Guest_rXSNRG_*

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Posted 31 July 2003 - 10:45 PM

It's idleing fast (1500) and does not want to start when warm.
It's not displaying the check engine light.
I couldn't find a obvious vacuum leak.
'87.5 RX Coupe

Anybody have any ideas?

#2 Guest_GlCraigGT_*

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Posted 31 July 2003 - 11:10 PM

Your auxiliary air valve may be stuck open

#3 Guest_rXSNRG_*

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Posted 31 July 2003 - 11:57 PM

Is there a easy way to diagnose that?

#4 Guest_SuperRallyVovo_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 01:37 AM

Mark your car is broken, u must promptly trade it to me for the Go kart.:rollin:

#5 Guest_Skip_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 05:56 AM

The AAV Craig speaks of, is on the goose neck (thermostat housing) it feeds air into the intake plenum (Al part over the throttle body that says "Subaru 4 wd")
The nipple for this is on the underside and is about 0.5" in dia.
You could check to make sure it is connected and then pinch the line to it off with needle nose vise grips or similar

#6 Guest_rXSNRG_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 07:58 AM

Thanks, I'll check it out.

#7 Guest_baccaruda_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 10:37 AM

hey mark. you should take the AAV off of the neck and check to see that it's clean, too. i once had a piece of crap in an AAV that played hell with my idle. good luck.

#8 Guest_rXSNRG_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 04:38 PM

I check the hose, everything Ok. The contacts were dirty, I cleaned them and it didn't help. I pull it and take a look underneath.

#9 Guest_wjmgl10_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 04:55 PM

Take the AAV apart, and clean it with carb cleaner from NAPA, and reseal the gasket with a light coating of silicone. That helped me out...but it was on my 86 GL-10...but its worth a try....

#10 Guest_GlCraigGT_*

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Posted 01 August 2003 - 05:08 PM

i just remembered something, there is also a fast idle solenoid that should kick on with the AC maybe it's not turning off.

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