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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Throttle cable very slack at 1300 idle

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#1 NorseKode


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Posted 17 December 2003 - 11:26 PM

ea82 '91 loyale 4wd 5spd TBI

I've looked for vacuum leaks everywhere and replaced all vacuum hose. No change. Cleaned up the IAC with BrakeKlean. No change. Checked the IAC assembly with 12V and some jumper wires. Seems to work just fine.

Freakin' idle is still 1300 when warm. Temp guage never climbs aboce the "C".
Also, at idle, the throttle cable is very slack. At least an inch of pedal travel before throttle is pulled back. Is this normal?


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Posted 18 December 2003 - 12:31 AM

It appears that the temp sensor(s) or the thermostat are bad. If the ECU thinks the engine is still cold it will maintain fast idle.

#3 LuckDrgnAeon


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Posted 30 November 2006 - 02:16 AM

I'm having the same problem, and I've change the thermostat. What Temp sensor do you mean?

#4 Phizinza


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Posted 30 November 2006 - 02:23 AM

Timming can change idle speed. Check your timming? Or is that computer controlled on SPFI EA82's?

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