When car started, it immediately runs high. What would cause that

Asked by Sep 28, 2016 at 06:00 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Does it stay high idle or drop soon after?

It revs high continuously

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Check for vacuum leaks.

If there's no leaks?

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One or more of the sensors may need a cleaning or check for loose connections to them or replaced all those around the intake.,throttle body & PCV valve.

Cool. I'll let my son know your suggestions. New at this car thing so appreciate it. Will definitely come back here if I have more questions. Thank you

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Thanks.

Suckmorelovemore, his suggestion were actually useful. We had evidently tried his suggestions before i came to this site. Unfortunately, not the problem but still helpful. And with all due respect, if I had to chose between you two by username sake on a car mechanics site, definitely would go with enginecreator over suckmorelovemore. Suckmore? Really? Thank you though for your opinion. Y'all have a great weekend

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