WHEN I FIRST START THE CAR FOR THE DAY THE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2001 Ford Focus
  • 135,000 miles

When I first start the car for the day, the engine really races and vibrates like a diesel truck. Sometimes it continues to do it for 1/2 hr or so. Finally calms down.

Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 11:38 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,310 posts

If the check engine light is on, have the computer scanned. If not, check the idle air control valve (IAC).

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 AT 5:19 PM

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