Is there just a screw I can turn to raise the idle

Asked by Feb 14, 2014 at 04:59 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

IDLE TO LOW

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Low idle can be caused by dirty/faulty idle air control valve or dirty throttle plate. Turn your a/c on. Does the idle raise? Turn your steering wheel hard to the left. Does your idle raise? If answer to both is no then it's more than likely your idle air control valve.

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