View Full Version : high idle

04-07-2003, 10:06 AM
car idles high for a long time after starting....anyone know what it could be, i think it is like a idler something, i dont remember what it was called. anyone has an idea? it tries to stall when i let go off the brakes and touch the accelerator...and im thinking something is bad...even thought it needs a tune up....new fuel filter going in when this april MI snow stops....got like 4 in by this morning...and still going...:confused:

04-07-2003, 02:35 PM
Idle Air Control (IAC) motor is what you are looking for. It is located next to the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) on the throttle body. It is my understanding that only the OEM (Ford) IAC will work. The aftermarket units won't line-up properly and operate in the reverse to the stock unit.