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2007 Toyota Camry CE 4dr Sedan I4 Manual (SE)

2007 Toyota Camry
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
24 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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July 5, 2013, 6:42 am

JIMMY P
 

Question: HIGH IDLING

MY CAR IDLES HIGH WHEN I START IT AND SETTLES AT 1500RPM. WHEN I PUT IN DRIVE OR REVERSE GEAR, IT SETTLES AT 1200RPM. WHEN AM DRIVING AT 20KM IT FLACTUATES BETWEEN 1500RPM AND 1200RPM. CAN THIS BE THE CAUSE OF HIGH FUEL CONSUPTION. PLIZ HELP.


July 11, 2013, 4:02 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like a vacuum leak.

First look for cracked, broken, or missing vacuum hoses. If nothing is sticking out at you may need to take it into a shop.

The easiest way to find a leak in the vacuum circuit is with a smoke machine. With the engine OFF, pump smoke into the intake manifold through a vacuum port and wait. The smoke will come out wherever there is a leak.


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