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Old 01-17-2012, 04:53 PM   #1
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hi all. i rebuilt engine when i complete engine, i noticed the idle's rev. itself. what is reason that ?

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Old 01-17-2012, 04:56 PM   #2
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hi all. i rebuilt engine when i complete engine, i noticed the idle's rev. itself. what is reason that ?

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is your gas pedal operational?
I think thinking either ICV or the pedal is having problem.
is EML light on?
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no i didnt do something gas pedal. dont light on eml but today light on one time later stopped car and again started. it disappeared.

for ICV before rebuild engine it was no problem. but i cleaned fully it.
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no i didnt do something gas pedal. dont light on eml but today light on one time later stopped car and again started. it disappeared
is your CEL on too? got any codes?
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i connected to diagnose. it said '' idle rev control valve mechanical ''
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then why dont light on EML light ? and i didnt do something idle control valve. only cleaned
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i uploaded a new video on today

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the mechanicer says '' the intake manifold's get the air '' is it true ?
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i had cleaned to idle control valve and throttle body with brake cleaner. is it harmful ?
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i had cleaned to idle control valve and throttle body with brake cleaner. is it harmful ?
could be. brake cleaner is pretty strong stuff if its used on wrong plastic.
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