check engine light

arthur
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Asked by arthur Feb 18, 2011 at 09:14 PM about the 2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my check engine light is on and the vehicle is idleing high approx. 1500 rpms  could this be a throttle position sensor issue or some other sensor.

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Larry Quigley
5,300

Have the codes scanned somewhere to find out more about the problem.

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buccaneerz89
1,015

Most common cause would be a vacuum leak. Check all rubber hoses and look for damage. Its could be a idle air control valve but i doubt it. Is the check engine light on? and is there any codes present? As for it being the TPS highley unlikely. If you had a bad TPS it would run rough, and would throw a code for sure.

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Rebekah Brigode
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check your codes I actually have a bad idle control valve and a bad throttle position sensor so anything is possible make sure to have checked. my second oxygen sensor was reading bad due to a exaust leak so best to get codes read. you can do that at and auto zone or advanced auto. my engine light was on due to all these

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