2000 Ford Taurus Repair Question
2000 Ford Taurus idles high
2000 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 165000 miles
I have a 2000 Taurus- the engine started idling at 2000 RPMS. after a few times doing this, it started climbing to 3000 RPMS and higher.
i replaced the IAC and the EGR- the engine will "run" at 500 rpms when the IAC is unplugged- however it stalls until it is throughly warmed up, unless i goose the throttle.
the local ford dealer could not tell me anything- they wanted to replace the computer, but said this may not be the issue.
Have you checked for codes? how does it drive? Did dealer diagnose car or was it a phone call? ECM controls IAC so if unpluging brings idle down that tells the ECM is doing that. If no codes for crank sensor then ECM is a possibility.
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Car drives ok- small decrease in mpg. rpms normal within the gear ranges.
The dealer had it in the shop, they could not get a clear diagnosis. they wanted to replace the ECM just so they could be sure that was not causing it.
once i plug the IAc in- the check engine light goes off. no codes except for the IAC being unplugged.
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