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Idloinig pretty high?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by DaytonLax14, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    DaytonLax14

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    Sometimes my truck will be idling higher than 1K, more like 1.5K

    This bad?
     
  2. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    topgun155

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    That happens to mine in the cold.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    Coldspire

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    Ya in cold weather I think they are built to idle higher. I've had mine idle as high as 1800RPM off of a cold start. It idles lower after it warms up I find.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    eordonez

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    also if you have it in park it idles a lil bit higher, at least thats my case
     
  5. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    311offroad

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  6. May 27, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    jjw1

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    mine does this too but its hot outside....i dont understand!!! it didnt do this before!!!! before u couldnt tell it was running n now its loud....wtf happened? what do i need to do? take it to the dealer?
     
  7. May 27, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    My '98 did this but I had the CEL come on.

    Figured out it was the throttle position sensor.

    Replaced it and it worked just fine.

    I normally idle (warmed up) around 750-800 rpms... when it was all screwy it was idling at around 1500-1600 rpms. Very noticeable difference.
     
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