[s-cars] fast idle

Jerry Scott jerryscott at wispertel.net
Fri Oct 12 15:25:07 PDT 2007

Could be that your idle control motor needs cleaning.  This can happen 
after the car has over 100,000 miles.

Martin Baggenstos wrote:

>Hello everyone,
>  I am hoping someone may be able to give me some insight into a fast idle I
>am experiencing on my 1995 S6 with 138,000 miles and rs2'd. Tonight when
>about to get home I noticed that when I would get out of gear when
>approaching a stop, the rpms would head down on its way to normal idle but
>all of a sudden it would stay idling at around 1,500 to 2,000 rpms and
>sometimes the car would just die when left to idle after a short while. I
>was able to just keep the gas peddle down in order to get myself home and
>the car would restart with no problems if it happened to die. I have
>experienced this fast idle situation in the past after pushing the car
>pretty hard but it usually doesn't die on me. The only thing I could find is
>that my oil level was low which I fixed. I have the original fuel pump if
>that could be related in some way. I also have the 034 motorsports igition
>coil kit which I installed recently so I don't think it is ignition related.
>I just restarted the car and let in idle for a while and it is not doing it
>anymore so I am not sure what this could be a sign of.
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