I have an 87 bronco and its idling very high. What do I need to do to get it to idle down?

Asked by Mar 08, 2015 at 03:41 PM about the 1987 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Bronco 87 is idling very high. It just started doing it yesterday. I can't
seem to get it to stay at a low idle. Will idle low for a minute or so then jump
back up.

2 Answers

150

Check idle air control valve. It is located at your throttle body. Two bolts to take it off and you can clean it with throttle body cleaner. Be sure to hold it so fluid doesn't drain into electric side.

150

Better yet buy a new one, about $65!

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