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if you have fluctuating idle problems... #162176 Apr 22, 5:13pm Apr 22, 5:13pm
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if you have fluctuating idle problems...
you can clean your maf, throttle body or even the iac valve.

blue bomber (new member here but VERY informative on another site) did a write up after his friend experienced all the problems many celi owners had. every method to resolve the issue, excluding taking it to a dealer, was done. replacing the iac valve was a last resort. there are basically 2 methods of removing the iac valve. 1 without removing the throttle body and the other by doing so. either way, though, coolant will spill. do a search on new celica for his write up or try pm'ing him here.


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #162177 Apr 22, 5:14pm Apr 22, 5:14pm
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nice info


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: eric_h] #162178 Apr 22, 5:19pm Apr 22, 5:19pm

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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... #162179 Apr 22, 5:23pm Apr 22, 5:23pm
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this post is like a porn with out the money shot


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: drkramm] #162180 Apr 22, 5:25pm Apr 22, 5:25pm
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i dont trust his home made mods...


after he "fixed" the CEL problems with CAI's people still had problems... and their CAI's were hacked to peices thumbsdown

Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: spaztikid] #162181 Apr 22, 5:36pm Apr 22, 5:36pm
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Fluctuating idle problems during cold weather is normal.

I assume that this fluctuation takes place all the time?


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: slidr] #162182 Apr 22, 6:40pm Apr 22, 6:40pm
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I fixed my fluctuating idle by cleaning the MAF/throttle plate IAP valve, and replacing the spark plugs.

Cost me $14 ($4 can of carb cleaner, $10 in beer) and took 45 minutes (15 to clean car, 30 minutes to finish beer)


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: spaztikid] #162183 Apr 22, 8:06pm Apr 22, 8:06pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
i dont trust his home made mods...


after he "fixed" the CEL problems with CAI's people still had problems... and their CAI's were hacked to peices thumbsdown


I have seen many positive reviews of the CAI mod, and maybe one negative (and I think he didn't hook everything back up right). I don't know Bomber personaly but he has been a good source of information.

Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: DiabloGTS] #162184 Apr 22, 8:59pm Apr 22, 8:59pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
I fixed my fluctuating idle by cleaning the MAF/throttle plate IAP valve, and replacing the spark plugs.

Cost me $14 ($4 can of carb cleaner, $10 in beer) and took 45 minutes (15 to clean car, 30 minutes to finish beer)


rofl

Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: applecelica86] #162185 Apr 22, 10:34pm Apr 22, 10:34pm
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mine bounces all over but thats cause i cut the cat out ohboy most retarted thing ive ever done ohboy


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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: drkramm] #162186 Apr 23, 8:31am Apr 23, 8:31am
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Originally Posted by drkramm
this post is like a porn with out the money shot
money shot:

1869952418-IAC Install.jpg

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Re: if you have fluctuating idle problems... [Re: drkramm] #162187 Apr 23, 6:59pm Apr 23, 6:59pm
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Originally Posted by drkramm
this post is like a porn with out the money shot


LOL! rofl

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