engine rpm to high


Asked by 4skinman Jan 28, 2013 at 04:16 PM about the 2001 Saturn L-Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a saturn 2001 dual overhead cams .when motoring down the road i pull foot off of gas car continues to pull it self down the road, when i get to stop light i put trans. in nuetral engine goes to about 2500r.p.m. then goes down to about1000r.p.m  could anyone help with problem  thanks i changed throttle  positioning senser.

3 Answers


Get the codes read at the parts store.

Luke Wozniak

is this car a v-6?


no it is a 4 cylinder

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