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Re: Normal-Slow Idle on '82 Coupe
I have also noticed similar things with the idle although not all the time
- seems to be if I stop the engine immediately after hard use, if the
engine cools a little (30sec or so) before shutting down - no problem.
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On Sun, 21 Apr 1996, Ron Joiner wrote:
> Thanks for the replies on 'Dead Battery', useful advice coming from Mark
> Werner and Bill Benham. Other advise I've gotten is that even when the car
> sits there is still some current drawn by the clock. Could also be a ground
> Have another niggling problem. For some time now I've had a normal/slow idle
> problem. Ordinarily the car is idling at 950 rpm. After a fast trip or an
> extended trip on the highway, I'll pull up to a stop and find the car idling
> as low as 750 rpm which it will continue to do until the car is stopped and
> then restarted. No blipping of the throttle will get it back up to 950.
> Again, not a big problem, but a minor annoyance. Any ideas.
> '82 Coupe