My 1998 Ford expedition has a surging idle when topped or in park. It will fluctuate between 400 - 1500 rpm. I have replaced the mass air flow sensor and the vacuum line coming from the PCV valve to the rear of the air intake manifold. There is no "check engine" light on so there is no codes to look at. Does anyone have any other ideas?
idle surging on 1998 Ford Expedition
by Visitor in Warrenton, VA on November 24, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by delane 72 garage and body shop on November 24, 2010
clean throd body idle up to 800.rpm change fuel filter
ANSWER by DaveJHM on November 24, 2010
I would be looking at the idle air control valve, or a vacuum leak at the intake manifold, or something similar to that.
COMMENT by dr_music59538 on November 25, 2010
Could also be a Throttle positioning sensor or TPS going bad too I think my firebird needs either one of these checked on it too.
when you idle the engine at 1500 rpm the idle goes up and down. when you drive at 1500 rpm the engine stumbles and misses, with a dead spot. i have replaced the following- EGR valve,EGR pressure se...