Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2000 11:36:50 +1000
From: "Peter Gratton" <>
Subject: Re: High 2K IDLE HELP!!! PLEASE!!!

I've just fixed tthe exact same problem on my SAAB by taking the slack out the accelerator cable at the throttle valve. I had about 6mm of play in the cable its a simple check to do and might solve the problem Mikael <> wrote in message > The Idle valve is a fairly common problem. It can clogg up with goo or just > get a little worn. > It is like a motor that turns maybe 1/5 of a turn from shut too open. The > costeffective motorist can open it and clean it . I did. It is not easy too > open though. > It is not intended . So you have too use some violence. Use a fine emery on > the commutator for the "motor" too and put a little drop of oil in the > bearings. After this it will work for a few more years. Good luck. > > bradford wrote: > > > Latly my 88 9000T has been idling as high as 2k rpm, most of the time > > it is at 1500-1700rpms, and sometimes it is fine just chillin stable at > > 1k. I have recently had my injectors cleaned by a mechanic which solved > > the problem of my haunting idle and it was good for about 20days untill > > it started idling really high. Sometimes it dosnt idle high at all > > during a drive. Stays at 1k. Is it bad when I start the car in thr > > cold and it reves to 1700rmps? It donst sound to happy. Any ideas? Air > > filter? Does a throttle positioning switch have anything to do with > > this? Please help! > > > > Brad > > 88 9000T > > 190,000 (Does 130mph still!) > > > > Sent via > > Before you buy. >

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