Date: 29 Apr 2002 08:24:03 -0600
From: andrewunix <>
Subject: Re: "sine wave" idle in 1995 900s 2.3l automatic

Is there any chance that this sort of thing could be caused by the secondary air injection unit? It's been sounding sickly when I start the car. Andrew Sat, 27 Apr 2002 23:16:51 -0400, suggested: : Have you checked all of your hoses for any vacuum leaks? : : Dave : : On 26 Apr 2002 08:46:41 -0600, andrewunix <> : wrote: : :>23 Apr 2002 12:18:17 -0600, suggested: :>: I've been digging myself in a hole trying to figure out what is causing my :>: car to idle strangely. Ever since I got the car in January it has been :>: exhibiting a strange behavior where when I first put it into Drive or :>: Reverse the idle fluctuates sharply up and down at about 1 :>: cycle-per-second and then gradually smooths out to an almost smooth idle. :>: This problem reoccurs when I come to a stop at stoplights. :>: :>: I recently had the AIC valve (and intake O-rings) replaced to correct an :>: issue with the car stalling when it was cold, and I'd hoped that it might :>: resolve this problem as well, but no such luck. :>: :>: Could this be a transmission problem? It's a little bit of a nuisance, but :>: not worth an expensive fix in my opinion unless it's an indicator of a :>: more serious problem on the way. :>: :>: Thanks for any insight. :> :>Update: Now the car is stalling fairly regularly. : -- agreenbu Return to Main Index

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