Low idle

Asked by Jan 30, 2016 at 01:23 PM about the 2002 Infiniti G20 4 Dr Luxury Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a '02 Infiniti G20 with 121k miles on it.
Recently it's been idling really low, even shut off on
me when I moved from Park to Drive. Dad adjusted
the accelerator a bit but he's wondering if it's the
cold choke?  I know very little about cars, but I've
been banged over the head and replaced the
brakes, rotors, tires, $700 radiator....Squeels when
AC or heat is on and worse when accelerating too
(probably need to change a few belts I've been
told). I just can't afford to take it to a shop...what
can I do for the idling situation?  Right now when I
start the car up (cold weather) I just hold the gas
down a bit and let the car run for 5 minutes...let off
and it still idles low but I'm able to drive. Help!

1 Answer

40,125

Try a good fuel system cleaner but the problem may be with your IAC (Idle air control valve).

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Fluttering Idle 2 answers

    The Idle flutters up and down hunting for a stable spot. This only happens if the car has been left alone for more than 24 hours.

    Infiniti G20

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine reved up really high in "P" then the noise drops way down when I put it in "D" 1 answer

    The engine in my G20 2000 is reved up really high when I first start the car then the noise drops way down and I hear nothing when I put it in drive, sounds like the engine is not even on but it is ...

    2000 Infiniti G20 4 Dr Touring Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • engine problems 1 answer

    motor starts fine runs a little and stumbles comes back to idle and stumbles a bit more until it stumbles and quits. it will start right up again and do the same thing. i have checked for vaccum lea...

    2000 Infiniti G20 4 Dr Touring Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2000 but won't go over 2,000 rpm, will not communicate thru OBD II or manual attempts. 1 answer

    MEC12-075 A1 2926 engine ecu does not match vehicle. any charts out there for 2000 model g20 ecu's? Trunk says turbo, but NA engine under hood. Engine has apparently been swapped from turbo to NA engi...

    2000 Infiniti G20

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • rough idle 25 answers

    I have a rough idle, which doesn't seem to affect acceleration (yet), but it is annoying as heck. No codes are thrown.

    1999 Infiniti Q45 4 Dr Touring Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Infiniti G20 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Infiniti G20 Experts

#1 yulaev
yulaev
Reputation 110
#2 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 90
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 90
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Infiniti G35
114 Great Deals out of 3,777 listings starting at $2,299
Used BMW 3 Series
1,528 Great Deals out of 39,679 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Accord
1,084 Great Deals out of 76,808 listings starting at $1,395
Used Chevrolet Camaro
475 Great Deals out of 39,921 listings starting at $3,499
Used Toyota Corolla
1,081 Great Deals out of 64,184 listings starting at $1,595
Used Honda Civic Coupe
266 Great Deals out of 18,129 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
937 Great Deals out of 68,324 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
583 Great Deals out of 41,215 listings starting at $1,699
Used Mitsubishi Galant
24 Great Deals out of 1,589 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mazda RX-7
49 listings
Used Nissan Sentra
613 Great Deals out of 51,594 listings starting at $2,250
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
57 Great Deals out of 1,494 listings starting at $2,000
Used Lexus IS 300
8 Great Deals out of 1,113 listings starting at $2,600