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Unread 09-06-2012, 03:01 PM   #1
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Adjusting idle

99 tj; I had a exhaust leak and I added a all in one gasket, my jeep mysteriously only had one on the intake.
All is well but now she idles high about 2k. What is the best way to adjust this? The butterfly valve off and adjust that upside down screw? Seems too complicated for just this.

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Unread 09-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #2
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You most likely have a leak in the intake on the new gasket. There is no idle adjustment on the TJ.
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Unread 09-06-2012, 03:41 PM   #3
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Can I diagnose that with carb cleaner or something? If so how should I fix that?
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Unread 09-06-2012, 05:00 PM   #4
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Your idle was normal before? You removed the manifold, replaced the gasket, reinstalled the manifold, and now you have a high idle. The manifold isn't seated properly.
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Unread 09-06-2012, 05:49 PM   #5
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Yeah it was normal before, basically what you said. I guess I'll take it all off again tomorrow after work
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Unread 09-06-2012, 05:49 PM   #6
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Unread 09-07-2012, 10:40 PM   #7
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How do I know if it is seated correctly ?
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