Corolla 2002 RPM problem

Tiny
VASYA22
  • 2002 TOYOTA COROLLA

When the engine is cold (has been off for several hours) it starts at very high RPM (over 2000) and it takes about 7-10 minutes before it drops to about 1100. This is my first Toyota so I don't know if this is normal. All my previous cars never started at such a high RPMs. Any advice please?
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Thursday, May 10th, 2007 AT 12:03 AM

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Tiny
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Could be the cold start injector time switch failing or the throttle plate sticking-could also be the coolant temperature sensor or the thermostat prolonging the open loop feedback.

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Thursday, May 10th, 2007 AT 12:53 AM
Tiny
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Thank you for fast reply. But would the problems you described cause only slow RPM drop, but not a very high initial RPM?

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Thursday, May 10th, 2007 AT 1:02 AM
Tiny
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Check the areas that I've mentioned then we'll go somewhere else if it checks out.

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Thursday, May 10th, 2007 AT 5:32 AM

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