How do I lower idle speed on a 2007 Toyota Corolla?

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Asked by Jul 23, 2015 at 03:20 PM about the 2007 Toyota Corolla CE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Idle speed in DRIVE is 1000 rpm, which, I believe, is causing engine vibration,  All mounts
have been checked and are o.k.  What adjustment mechanisms are there to lower the idle
speed to specs?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfauGoGXCmo

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http://corolla9.com/index.php?/topic/181-diy-cleaning-the-iacv-idle-air-control-valve/

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http://www.rav4world.com/forums/85-4-1-faults-fixes/66739-illustrated-idle-air-control-iac-cleaning-instructions.html (Yeah, I know it is Rav4 but Rav4 is a Corolla crossover)

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Now, armed with all that information 1000 rpm idle in drive is not that far off. My Corolla (same engine) idles at 900 in drive warm...1000 in drive with A/C on, and 1200 at cold start for maybe 3-5 minutes. The idle speed is set by ECU from a dozen inputs. It's not like there is a screw to turn and adjust, and a vibration is maybe a misfire. You might consider an OBDII scan...regardless if CEL is lit or not.

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