1998 Ford Escort Q&A

1998 Ford Escort Question: why does my engine somtimes race?

somtimes my engine will start to race after it has warmed up.It has done this twice in the last couple of weeks.I tried stepping onthe gas pedal but that did not stop it so I turned off the engine and started it back up and it idle normally. -
Answer 1
What engine? -
Comment 1
2.0L SOHC -
Comment 2
Light on? Sounds like an idle air control problem, pcv system on this motor gives some trouble also. -
Comment 3
no the light is not on -