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#1 velorossa

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 04:44 PM

Hi I have a 96 legacy 2.2L 5spd that had an idle issue. What would happen is when it was warming up it would low idle ( like 300-400rpm) and the car would shake, but when accelerating it was fine. At first I thought fuel pressure regulator was sticky or something, but fuel pressure was fine all the time. I removed the Idle Air control module on the side of the throttle body and sprayed it really good with cleaner. I also sprayed a little in the throttle body itself. Now the car idles like it's supposed to :banana:!
So for anyone with an inconsistant idle ( like always too high or low) I suggest cleaning the IAC before doing too much else ( since it only takes 15 minutes).

#2 Olnick

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 05:28 PM

Now the car idles like it's supposed to :banana:!



Yeah, isn't it great when such a relatively easy bit of maintenance yields such an obvious improvement?

The IACV is a great place to start to fix idle issues. Thanks for posting your success--good reminder for everyone.

Oh, and welcome to the board! :)

#3 OB99W

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 06:00 PM

[...]So for anyone with an inconsistant idle ( like always too high or low) I suggest cleaning the IAC before doing too much else ( since it only takes 15 minutes).

Congratulations on resolving the problem. Gloyale deserves credit for suggesting the IAC being the culprit, in a reply to your previous thread. See: http://www.ultimates...st.php?p=807232

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 06:21 PM

Congratulations on resolving the problem. Gloyale deserves credit for suggesting the IAC being the culprit, in a reply to your previous thread. See: http://www.ultimates...st.php?p=807232


Oouch!...


Nice catch OB99W

#5 velorossa

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 01:12 PM

Yeah thanks Gloyale!!!




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