CAN YOU TELL ME WHY MY CAR IDLES AS LOW AS 5000RPM

1991 Mercedes Benz 230te

Tiny

jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 1:45 PM

When I got the car 3weeks ago it idle at around 15000rpm depending on the weather when lookin at it the throttle cabble was adjusted to far an the throttle arm wasnt sitting on the idle switch in the book it says its ment to so I have ajusted it to where it should be now it idles at 7500rpm an in warmer weather it can drop to 5000rpm an try to stall can you help thank you

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ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 4:54 PM

Computer controls the idele. Is it stalling or causing any problems? Sounds about right

Roy

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jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:06 PM

Thanx for getting back to me it dose stall on warm days also the car is very shakey at lights is it an easy fix if I take it to a garage thank you

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ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:10 PM

It sounds like a vacuum leak. Get a shop to check. It should be an easy fix

Roy

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jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:16 PM

Have cheaked for that an also disconected the battery over night to see if it would rest itself an no leaks an no diferance

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jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:21 PM

Would a split in a air fillter breather hose make a diferance

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:34 PM

It could if it is a vacuum source.

Roy

Tiny

jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 6:04 PM

It gose from the rocker to the airbox an fron the rocker to the air flow valve one pipe joins all three together I know that pipe is split

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ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 6:10 PM

Then it needs to be replaced.

Roy

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jamesjamjam

June, 20, 2012 AT 6:16 PM

If I replace it should that quore the problem

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 6:50 PM

I hope, I am not there and dont know which hose you are referring to but either way, it should be replaced.

Roy

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