I have 2001 bonneville and its idling high and does not go down. Whats my issue?


Asked by Jul 27, 2015 at 09:18 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 bonneville and im
idling high. And it just goes
higher and higher. When I start
the car it starts at 2000 and
works its way up and dont go
down so I just cut the car off.
What is the problem

4 Answers


Clean throttle body and ( IAC ) Idle Air Control valve or replace if necessary.

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Best Answer Mark helpful

Thankx have you ever hearc of a car idling and not going down

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Yes a dirty Idle Air Control valve which can be cleaned sometimes or may have to be replaced.

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A leaking vacuum hose can cause this as well. HTH. -Jim

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