2004 FORD TAURUS

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  • australia81
  • 2004 Ford Taurus

Engine Mechanical problem
2004 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 132000 miles

Recently replaced my starter motor after that when I start my car it idles up to 3k rpm why and how can I fix it

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 AT 6:45 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Hi: I don't think the starter had anything to do with that. Is there a check engine light on? To me is sounds like a idle air control (IAC) or a throttle position sensor (TPS). Start by having the computer scanned for codes. Many parts stores will do it for free. Also, check around where you were working to make sure you didn't bump or damage any vacuum hoses.

Let me know what you find.

Joe

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 AT 10:56 PM

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