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Old 02-26-2002, 08:13 PM
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Low idle speed.

Car: 1989 260E,
Is there an adjustment for idle speed?
With transmission in gear with a warm engine, idle is between 475 and 500RPM. Very stable (no ups or down) but I can feel the car is about to stall. It actually never stalls but idle speed is too low.
Any adjustment possible? Thanks
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Old 02-27-2002, 01:09 AM
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obviously something is wrong. my car idles at
700rpm. when was the last time you had a tune up?
maybe you should start from there. the OVP and
idle control valve are some of the possibilities.
good luck.
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