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Unread 11-29-2012, 09:30 AM   #1
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Bouncing RPM at Idle

88 XJ when I start it in the morning it'll idle fine but the RPM's will bounce 2-300 rmps. Thinking possibly tps? IAC is clean along with the throttle body just did those last week along with spark plugs. I know I'm due for a cap, rotor and wires. Any thoughts?

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Unread 11-29-2012, 09:41 AM   #2
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Similar problem with one of my work trucks just the other day. Turned out to be the distributor. Id start there.
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Unread 11-29-2012, 12:41 PM   #3
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any other thoughts?
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Unread 11-29-2012, 01:43 PM   #4
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"I know I'm due for a cap, rotor and wires. Any thoughts?"
Do this first then post back if it didn't help.
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Unread 11-29-2012, 02:59 PM   #5
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is ac compressor kicking in and out when it does this? Is heater on defrost?
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Unread 11-30-2012, 02:50 PM   #6
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Maybe check your vacuum limes, especially the ones in and out of your intake manifold. That happened to me, one little line came out and affected everything.
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