why would my jeep idle high


Asked by Jan 17, 2016 at 01:58 PM about the 1996 Jeep Cherokee

Question type: General

When I started my jeep it start and the idle was
high. Even if u turned it off n start it again it will still  
idle high.
1996 jeep grand cherokee limited edition

2 Answers


It should have a fairly high idle when cold. How high is the idle?


I had a sporadic idle issue, new idle air control valve fixed it right up, less than a hundred bucks, very easy to change on top of the engine... try cleaning throttle body while you have the part out too, it can really help.

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