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Idle Rpm?

Old 06-09-2004, 04:40 AM
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well when i was in my car today my rpm was was at 1000 which it seem funny i cant explain it well but it seem to idle at 1000 then drop to 850-950. it sounds fine when the rpm drops but when its idling at 1000 its seems like its going to stop working and die . Its an 88 turbo
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Old 06-09-2004, 03:54 PM
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sticking thermowax? the thermowax is the thing that keeps the idle high when its cold, its either bad, or theres air in the coolant lines
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Old 06-09-2004, 10:30 PM
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my 90 S5 NA starts idling at around 200-300 when it gets up to temprature, i thinks it's funny, but it has still great throttle response and everything, when i just start the car up tho, it idles at around 1500 to 2000 for about 5 sec, then drops to about 800, then down to 200-300 somewhere in there, if you look at the tachometer, it looks almost like the engine is off, but it's still running
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