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1990 Mercury Cougar Question: what should my rpm be at when my car is at idle

 

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boewagner, 3.8L V6, Las Vegas, NV, June 07, 2010, 15:37
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my idle jumps up just a few notches when I start the car and can this be due to the idle not being set correctly

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    Visitor, September 27, 2010, 14:43

    No that's probably the cold start function, it revs high to get oil pressure up quickly to avoid engine wear. Only during cold or long durations between use.

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