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HIGH IDLE ON STARTUP, 1900RPMS+ ENGINE CH

2003 Pontiac Vibe

Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Pontiac Vibe 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 97,000 miles

Well, it's started up and idled high once or twice before, but I just shut it down, restarted it and it was fine. Today, it started up, idled at 1900(+/- 50) and the engine check light came on. Any ideas?
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2003vibe
March 20, 2009.




Scan the computer for OBD2 code/s this will tell what triggered the light to come on. The computer has identified a problem within the engine management system.

Or you can try cleaning out the idle air control valve and see what happens.
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Rasmataz
Mar 21, 2009.
Sadly, i'm not a mechanic. I'm a guy with a messed up car, therefore, I do not have a diagnostic computer. Anything I can do without taking it to a shop and paying silly amount of money for them to do it?

Tiny
2003vibe
Mar 21, 2009.
Check Autozone if they're still giving free scanning of the computer this is your starting point of diagnosis

Rasmataz
Mar 21, 2009.

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