[V8] 5-Spd High Idle
sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Sat Nov 22 20:58:41 PST 2008
I offer the bearings for the V8 throttle shaft.
---- Ingo Rautenberg <ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> A couple of things come to mind:
> 1.Vacuum leak
> 2. Sticky throttle linkage
> I've had both. IIRC leak in mine was the hose that goes back to the carbon
> canister (plastic hard line by the passenger side firewall).
> To lube the linkage properly (I like to use a teaspoon of ATF), remove the
> bottom of the airbox and lube the rear linkage. For the front, remove the
> idle stabilizer valve and then the front throttle body assembly entirely.
> with it removed you can check to see if there is any sticking in the
> throttle body (doubt it). Then there's a pivot and bearing for the front
> linkage where it attaches to the throttle body. I'm guessing that part has
> dried up and that'swhere you may well find resistance (happened with my
> Pearl '91 5 speed. Lube it up, work the linkage a bunch of times, align and
> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 4:48 PM, <bblake1055 at aol.com> wrote:
> > Can anybody tell me where to start to find the problem with a 93 5-spd high
> > idle?
> > The car has been sitting 3-4 weeks and when I drove it about 3 miles the
> > idle would not return.? It was hanging at about 2100 Rpms and on the return
> > trip home it was hanging even higher. 3,000 - 4,000rpm
> > If I put it in gear it would come back down but as soon as a put the clutch
> > in it went back up.?
> > I checked the obvious as far as the pedal and linkage and they are fine.
> > Throttle positioner sensor?
> > Idle valve need cleaning?
> > Any help would be appreciated
> > Bob Blake
> > 90 V8 (for sale $1,000)
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> > 93 V8 5-spd
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