94 escort idling too high while running

Asked by Dec 10, 2014 at 02:54 PM about the 1994 Ford Escort 2 Dr LX Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it's a 5 speed n no matter if n gear or
n neutral car still idles high n does not
go to "normal idle"

2 Answers

33,535

Try cleaning or replacing your Idle Air Control Valve. I think they run about $50 on RockAuto.com.

10,100

It wouldn't hurt to check for vac leaks too.

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