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Old 10-12-2009, 04:00 PM
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idle question

when my car starts up cold it is 1,500-2,000 rpm's when it is warm and normal it idles at 200 rpm's.............is that bad? its not sputtering, or rattleing, its just at 200 rpm's im slightly concered that this is to low, is it?

no oil in my spark plugs, plugs are good, i heard those where common problems so i checked them first
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Re: idle question

never trust a tachometer. go put it on a scan tool and see the actual idle. A warm vehicle @ 190 degrees Fahrenheit should idle around 7-8 hundred rpms some higher than others...
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Re: idle question

go check the manual to see what the recommended idle speed is, jesus
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Re: idle question

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200 rpms is low but if its not giving you a problem then leave it alone.

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