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Unread 09-21-2013, 01:12 PM   #1
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daughter's kj won't idle then does idle

Ok. Daughter has a 2002 3.7 liter kj that has 125000 miles. My first time seeing it it had the ac compressor go bad and radiator leak. Daughter had it towed and they had removed the compressor. It was shot anyway. I bypassed the compressor and changed the radiator this am. Now it will start and run but won't idle. After disconnecting and connect MAF sensor it now idles. ..thoughts? Maybe sensor going bad?

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Unread 09-21-2013, 01:14 PM   #2
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By the way when it runs it isn't rough running at all. Seemed smooth just won't idle then does idle just fine...weird.
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Unread 09-21-2013, 01:14 PM   #3
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Have you pulled any of the codes yet to see what comes up ?
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Unread 09-21-2013, 03:37 PM   #4
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I don't have any fault codes.
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Unread 09-22-2013, 12:32 PM   #5
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Well, evidently we fixed it. The tow service had disconnected the air intake off the manifold and the PCM had reset itself to run with "open air." When we connected the air tube back, the PCM was still compensating. By pulling the fuse/relay and inserting it, it caused the PCM to release thus fixing it. Anyway it's running very nice now.
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