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Unread 04-27-2008, 07:52 AM   #1
wrangleryjman
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90 wrangler yj idle problem

hey i have a 90 wrangler 4.2 straight 6 and it wont idle everything above 2500 rpms is ok its the low end thats the problem. i have cleaned the idler tubes before and that was the problem thats prob what the problem again but even when i do that it doesnt idle steady it goes up and down. is there anything i can do to get it to idle better

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Unread 04-27-2008, 10:07 AM   #2
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Unread 04-28-2008, 02:42 PM   #3
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Unread 04-28-2008, 03:42 PM   #4
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I refer you to Mike Romain's posts regarding how the evap canister purge line can give inconsistent idle:

http://groups.google.com/group/rec.a...b145ada4f4c5f2

You can also search the CJ forum on this site for other similar posts.
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Unread 04-29-2008, 05:52 AM   #5
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I fought with mine and could never keep the idle clean for more then a week. I replaced the stocker with an MC2100 and I havn't messed with the thing since I put it in. My milage went up too.
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