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Old 09-22-2011, 10:00 PM
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Adjusting the idle valve screw.

Hello PZ, it's been a while since I've posted here.
A while back I was having issues where I was having very low rpms, about 100-200~ rpms, and I adjusted the screw, but sort of forgot how much and which way I turned it. In which way would I need to turn it so I could help gain a smoother rpm? I cleaned the IACV and cleaned/screwed the wax plunger and it's still low.
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Re: Adjusting the idle valve screw.

left = down
right = up
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Re: Adjusting the idle valve screw.

That screw is near impossible to turn.
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That screw is near impossible to turn.
Howso? I had no problem with it yesterday.
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Re: Adjusting the idle valve screw.

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left = down
right = up
That would be clock-wise right? Thanks!

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That screw is near impossible to turn.
It was hard for me the first time because it had a little bit of yellow paint to indicate where the original place of the screw was. But it's easy.
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Re: Adjusting the idle valve screw.

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That would be clock-wise right? Thanks!


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Howso? I had no problem with it yesterday.
I had trouble getting the screw driver to it and couldn't really get it to turn either direction really, the "pit", "valley" of it is too shallow.
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