high idle problem on a '93 ford t-bird lx 5.0L ho

25

Asked by Jul 29, 2008 at 09:11 PM about the 1993 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i think it is a bad sensor at the front of the throttle body. If anyone has any suggestions that would be great. (Besides ditching my car and buying a Gm pos.)

3 Answers

did you play with the carburetor? you can adjust idle speed by playing with it

just adjust the nut on the back of the throttle cable on top of the carburetor until you get it right. they do not have TPS sensor's so that would not be a problem. chevy FTW

41,505

They didn't have carbs in '93 to my knowledge, these were throttle body jobs. The TPS is known to get sticky as it gets older and a $30 sensor should fix you right up. 2 screws and a wiring plug and you'll have it replaced.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Thunderbird

Looking for a Used Thunderbird in your area?

CarGurus has 1,112 nationwide Thunderbird listings starting at $6,900.

ZIP:

Search Ford Thunderbird Questions

Ford Thunderbird Experts

#1 Larry Sturgis
Larry Sturgis
Reputation 1,480
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,450
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 1,140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
362 Great Deals out of 44,353 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
180 Great Deals out of 20,810 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
282 Great Deals out of 38,308 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford F-150
2,693 Great Deals out of 211,512 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
795 Great Deals out of 34,381 listings starting at $799
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
82 Great Deals out of 3,301 listings starting at $2,988
Used Pontiac Firebird
10 Great Deals out of 794 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Taurus
255 Great Deals out of 20,464 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
57 Great Deals out of 5,027 listings starting at $2,500
Used Mercury Cougar
234 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale