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Let me first give some history to the problem...

1. I changed both O2 sensors this past Saturday.
2. I reset the computer by disconnecting the battery and pressing the brake pedal for at least 15sec.

I went to start the car a few hours ago, and right away, the RPMs did not rise to the usual 'warm-up range' -- they basically sat at idle.

I also noticed that every time I hit the accelerator, the radiator fan comes ON.

Don't know if this matters, but the car has been sitting idle for about 10days until I started it this earlier today.

My humble guess would be a stuck thermostat. Although I'm not sure if that would have anything to do with the fan coming ON whenever I press the accelerator pedal.

I don't recall ever reading a post of someone that had this similar problem, but I could be wrong. It just so happens that I'm at work right now (with my old man's car), so unforunately I don't have the freedom to spend too much time searching through the forum.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks,
PG
 

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You didn't happen to leave the paper clip between GND and TEN in the diagnostics box, did you? It will cause the fan to come on whenever the throttle is selected (its way of telling you the TPS reading) and will also cause the idle speed to stay constant (your way of telling it your changing the idle).
 

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CRAP...


You might have a point there!

I honestly do not remember whether I took that jumper off or not. Very stupid mistake... but that's what happens when you're in a hurry!

I will check it when I get home. Thanks for the reply!!

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