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Old 11-18-2009, 03:30 PM
rmhc rmhc is offline
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Default 2000 ranger, 4cyl.

I apologise for my previous partial post of Nov 18. Somehow the first part got lost.
I have a 2000 4 cyl. with manual trans. and the idle speed is erratic. engine will suddenly go to a high idle, 2000/2500rpm approx. when driving.I have to switch off and restart to correct. Throttle cable is not binding. Suggestions please. rmhc.
I hope this is clearer now, thanks in advance, rmhc..

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Old 11-18-2009, 03:45 PM
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does this happen while in gear or with the clutch in if a manual? also only while driving or at a stop sign at idle, what if you lightly press the gas peddle same thing or will it hold a rpm while pressing the gas? at say 2200prm... I would say look at your IAC but not much info
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Old 11-18-2009, 07:22 PM
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Check all your vaccuum lines. Make sure there are no leaks. Clean your MAF. Can't say it will fix your problem, but it's a good place to start.
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