how do you adjust the idle?

Asked by Oct 13, 2007 at 01:34 PM about the 2003 Dodge Stratus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my idle on my stratus just jumped up to 1 1/5 thousand RPM.

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Short answer, you don't adjust the idle. Idle is set by the onboard computer which receives input from a number of sensors. Most likely your throttle position sensor is malfunctioning, although it could be any number of sensors. You will have to have this diagnosed by a mechanic.

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