WHY DOSE MY CAR KEEP IDLING SO FAST ALREADY CK THE CHOCK AND IT GETS HOT

  • Tiny
  • karenornelas
  • 1992 Mercury Cougar

It is idling real fast when I start and while im driving it and when I come tyo a stop it wants to take off by itself I dont have to press the gqs and it starts going once oi let go of the break

Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 5:28 AM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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Have you check for a vacuum leak yet? I would also remove and clean the idle air control valve.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 5:32 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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Is the MIL indicating?

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 7:20 AM
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  • Wrenchtech
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Make sure the coolant temp sensor is reading accurately with a scanner if the computer supplies data on that one.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 12:28 PM

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