mad rpms

Asked by Feb 19, 2015 at 05:39 PM about the 2000 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

even when I cover the air intake up the engine still runs at 15000 it will drop when I put the ac on down to 11000 but in general it runs at 20000 / 30000 as you change gear, its driving me mad
please help

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160

Sounds like the Throttle position sensor

1,125

Check your throttle position sensor its going bad pretty sure .

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