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Unread 08-10-2013, 10:23 PM   #16
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I think whatever causes my low idle is causing my voltage problem.
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Um, maybe this info should have been part of your original post?!?
How slow DOES it idle?

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Unread 08-11-2013, 06:09 AM   #17
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A bad TPS and dirty throttle body can cause low idle, along with a bad oxygen sensor.

Click on th link in my sig and do # 11, and 5.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:02 AM   #18
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A bad TPS and dirty throttle body can cause low idle, along with a bad oxygen sensor.

Click on th link in my sig and do # 11, and 5.
Replacing the o2 and knock sensor today and I'm gonna try your suggestions. I'll post my results and thanks for the help.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:29 AM   #19
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Replacing the o2 and knock sensor today and I'm gonna try your suggestions. I'll post my results and thanks for the help.
Don't waste your money on the knock sensor. Causes no driveability issues.

Do 11 and 5 yet?
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Unread 08-24-2013, 12:28 PM   #20
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Already wasted the $ on the knock sensor so i just put it in anyway along with the o2 sensor. I did #5 and #11 and everything was good, so i disconnected the vac hose from the egr solenoid and it runs perfect with the AC on, it idles a tad high in park but in gear its runs great and doesn't bog down like it was before. I'm guessing it wasn't electrical it was just the engine running weak possibly from a bad egr solenoid? Does that make sense to you?
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Unread 08-24-2013, 12:51 PM   #21
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Already wasted the $ on the knock sensor so i just put it in anyway along with the o2 sensor. I did #5 and #11 and everything was good, so i disconnected the vac hose from the egr solenoid and it runs perfect with the AC on, it idles a tad high in park but in gear its runs great and doesn't bog down like it was before. I'm guessing it wasn't electrical it was just the engine running weak possibly from a bad egr solenoid? Does that make sense to you?
Could be the problem was the EGR solenoid. 2nd one on the forums this week.

Have you adjusted the engine side of your TPS after cleaning the throttle body and IAC?
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Unread 08-25-2013, 09:53 AM   #22
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Yes I checked both and made sure the wires were not losing contact with each other by back probing on each side of the connectors trans and engine.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 05:52 AM   #23
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Make sure your intake manifold bolts haven't loosened up and be sure the CCV harness is in good shape. Valve cover grommets, piping, hoses, connectors.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 07:32 PM   #24
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Um, maybe this info should have been part of your original post?!?
How slow DOES it idle?

it was on 0 some how
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Unread 09-02-2013, 05:01 AM   #25
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It's the belt tension...or it needs to be replaced
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