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Old 08-03-2001, 07:24 PM
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Angry 400E / Low idle when engine running and engine dies

My 400E is idling to low, below 500. When I first start the engine, I have to keep the gas pedal down, If I let go of the gas, the engine dies...but when I warm up the engine for a while, the idle will set really low and I am able to drive it. I had to manually adjust the idle control really high for it not die when I come to stop. Can anyone tell me or suggest anything what's wrong with it?


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Old 08-04-2001, 09:31 PM
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You should have someone pull codes on the EA system, but my guess is the throttle actuator is not working properly.

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