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Nov 10, 1:43pm - #323185 
Quick Question

When i'm sitting at a light where should i be idling at and i might get my throttle cable tightend but don't want to idle to high, how much is good?

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Nov 10, 1:53pm - #323186 
do you have an auto or manual


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Nov 10, 1:53pm - #323187 
mine is always at 1,000 rpm wen i stop at a light, but that is after my motor is on the regular temperature. wen its cold and i turn on the car it idles at 2,000rpm till it gets hot

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Nov 10, 2:07pm - #323188 
between 900 - 1000 rpm...

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Nov 10, 5:24pm - #323189 
I have an auto, should i have my throttle tightend, when i'm sitting at the light, it's usually around 800-1000. But sometimes it seems like my throttle response is slow

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Nov 11, 7:58am - #323190 
My GTS 6-speed idles around 800-1,000 at normal temerature.

Idles high (usually 2,000 or so) when cold.


Not sure what an auto should idle at wink


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Nov 11, 8:39am - #323191 
Best way to adjust the cable without affecting idle is to do it with the car on and fully warmed up. You'll be able to hear when the cable is tightened too much since the engine will rev up a bit. Normal warm idle for a GTS 6 speed is 750-850 RPM. Normal for an auto is 700-800. If it's more or less, clean your IAC valve.

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Nov 11, 6:11pm - #323192 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
Best way to adjust the cable without affecting idle is to do it with the car on and fully warmed up. You'll be able to hear when the cable is tightened too much since the engine will rev up a bit. Normal warm idle for a GTS 6 speed is 750-850 RPM. Normal for an auto is 700-800. If it's more or less, clean your IAC valve.


Another good way that I discovered is holding the throttle down yourself while pulling the cable tight and screwing the cable into place.

If you hold the throttle down while you tighten the wire, then it shouldn't effect your idle.


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