I RECENTLY REPLACED MY IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE ...

  • Tiny
  • BRUMMER1991
  • 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 211,000 miles

I recently replaced my idle air control valve and now my car runs fine except my engine temperature gauge doesn't seem to read normal since then would changing this part possibly cause this problem

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 1:34 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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No, no relation unless you disturbed a connector.

Roy

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 1:37 AM
  • Tiny
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I do not believe so it still runs fine and the gauge reads to a certain extent just never moves very far up there were wires around but I do not believe I touched any of them except for one that goes into the top of the intake towards where the throttle bore would be

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 1:54 AM
  • Tiny
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You may have a bad thermostat

Roy

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 1:58 AM
  • Tiny
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I appreciate the help I will try that

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:05 AM
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Good luck

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:09 AM
  • Tiny
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I have one more question to ask the car seems to be messing up by reving really high when going down the road would it be possible that the iac needs adjusted again

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012 AT 2:59 AM

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