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My car has been idling high for the past few days, around 1250rpm. But sometimes it is down to the normal 750 idle. This only started happening after I changed three things on my engine: PCV valve (which somewhat cracked in the middle when i put it in cause it's cheap), the distributor rotor, and the spark plugs (NGK V-Power, same as before). I'm not sure if those changes come into play at all. I'm also running a pair of subs and amplifier, so I don't know if the alternator is dying and telling the CPU to give the engine more gas to keep the RPMs up. If anyone can make sense of this please help. Thanks.

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Check the ignition base timing (with a timing light and the diagnostic connector grounded) and also make sure your throttle cable's not sticking (this happened to me before I lubed it).
 

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What did you do to lube it and what did you use?
 

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I just sprayed some WD-40 in it by the throttle.
 

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K, I'll try easy-way-out #1 tomorrow. Thanks man.

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nope

I replaced the PCV valve with a Purolator and greased the throttle and got no change...

[Edited by rmtaylor on 01-14-2001 at 07:19 PM]
 

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Someone please kill this thread and me...the A/C button was on. Mine needs to be recharged so I couldn't tell. GRRRRR.
 
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