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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Question: high idle

 

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carolannx3, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Arlington Heights, IL, June 25, 2010, 07:19
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my car seems to idle very high, sometimes i have to put alot of pressure on the brake to hold the car.
can the cause be a vacumme hose problem?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 25, 2010, 08:23
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    A sticking throttle cable, faulty idle air control motor (IAC) located under the throttle butterfly housing, a vacuum leak that the is compensating for could also cause a high idle speed.

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