2000 Saturn SW 2 has a high idle problem

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Asked by Aug 22, 2007 at 04:34 AM about the 2000 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SW2 Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a standard 2000 saturn sw2 and when it is driven for awhile and you come to a stop the idle is still high, what is wrong and what can I do?

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Hi HwnBoi, You could have a problem with the throttle position sensor reporting incorrectly. I would also have your computer scanned for any trouble codes (like an O2 sensor) that would produce a lean mixture. Good luck!

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mine acted up only once and awhile after being drive 20 plus miles. when I came to a stop the idle would go up to 28-3200 rpms. if I shut the car off then turned it back on it would b okay. it was the idle air control valve. once I pulled into a parking lot and the car was revving high so I popped the hood and tapped it with a wrench and the idle returned to normal. replaced it for 35.00 dollars and it has been fine for the past year and a half.

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Hey does 2000 Saturn S-Series have a timing belt or chain

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Has a chain all Saturns have chains only.

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