WHY DOES THE RPM STAY AT 3000 WITHOUT ME ACCELERATING ON THE GAS?

Asked by Nov 16, 2013 at 08:17 PM about the 2001 Ford Mustang Deluxe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

THE VEHICLE STAYS IDLING AT 3000 RPM WITHOUT ME ACCELERATING ON THE
GAS , AND WHEN I STEP DOWN ON THE CLUTCH ???

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Do you have any lights lit up on the gauge cluster?

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Sounds like a vacuum leak or a bad IAC (Idle Air Control) valve. Could also be a stuck throttle cable or misrouted vacuum line jamming the throttle linkage as well. HTH. -Jim

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Idle set too high.

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