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2002 Ford Windstar Wagon LTD w/500A 4dr

2002 Ford Windstar Wagon
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Minivans
17 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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November 8, 2012, 8:01 pm

Mike D

Question: 02 ford windstar idles high

02 windstar started idling very high last week. mechanic scanned it and got 1504, and 1506. Told me to replace the IAC, and the TPS. I replaced them and it still did it. I thought maybe the IAC was defective, so I rturned it and tried anther, still idles high. This happens for a feww minutes when I start it. It also does it when I turn the wheel. Also when driving, after i take my foot off the pedal it feels like it still excels for a second or 2. Had it checked for vacuum leaks and there are none. What else could it be?

November 16, 2012, 6:53 pm

Ron W
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Check the throttle plates. Make sure there isn't carbon causing binding or sticking when the throe is released. If it's OK, you should have a second shop look at it as it may be the computer reacting to a lean condition.

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