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Old 08-10-2013, 04:33 PM
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'91 350SD GreaseCar
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Originally Posted by compu_85 View Post
If you jiggle the 2 pin plug on the end of the injection pump does the idle change? That's the solenoid that the computer uses to maintain idle speed.

BINGO! That whole plug is broken in half (the passenger side is gone) and one of the wires is free-floating. When I touch the free wire to the left side of the plug the idle returns to normal.

What is the name of that plug/solenoid? Please tell me so I can instruct my mechanic what to fix!! (Aren't mechanics supposed to know this stuff better than me, a saxophone-playing financial advisor??)
1991 350SD 276,000 miles
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