• Tiny
  • Kent Schrader
  • 2003 Infiniti I35
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic

Where is the idle speed adjustment on an Infiniti I35. I want to up the idle by 100 rpm.

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 AT 5:18 AM

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  • JIS001
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No adjustments can be made since the engine control module controls the idle. Here is a description of the idle from Infinity.

The ECM controls the engine idle speed to a specified level through the fine adjustment of the air, which is let into the intake manifold, by operating the electric throttle control actuator. The operating of the throttle valve is varied to allow for optimum control of the engine idling speed. The crankshaft position sensor (POS) detects the actual engine speed and sends a signal to the ECM.

The ECM controls the electric throttle control actuator so that the engine speed coincides with the target value memorized in the ECM. The target engine speed is the lowest speed at which the engine can operate steadily. The optimum value stored in the ECM is determined by taking into consideration various engine conditions, such as during warming up, deceleration, and engine load (air conditioner, power steering and cooling fan operation, etc.).

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