my 2001 ford explorer sport will start but when i take my foot off the gas it shuts off. Why?

Asked by Jan 18, 2014 at 06:19 PM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The IAC is bad. Idle air control valve on the intake.

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go through the idle reset procedure too

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