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Idle Speed Control Motor

By Andy Y, April 27, 2009

An idle speed control motor maintains proper engine idle by mechanically opening and closing the throttle as commanded by the engine control module.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Idle Speed Control Motor

  • Incorrect engine idle
  • Illumination of the Check Engine Light

Idle Speed Control Motor Related Repair Advice

  • The throttle body should be cleaned and the minimum idle speed verified whenever the idle speed motor is replaced

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