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    Idle Fluctuation after Intake Removal

    Yes. When the idle drops a few minutes after a cold start it goes between 1000 and 1500 RPM and there is nothing I could do with flammable sprays to alter that condition in the engine. I found it completely baffling, it seems to defy all logic. I think I will make a video so people can see.
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    Idle Fluctuation after Intake Removal

    Wow.. That was strange. Flammable liquids in aerosol cans seem to have no effect on this running engine. I grabbed some carb & choke cleaner and started spraying around a bit, I've never seen a clear example of this test working so I wanted to see what it would sound like when it did hit the...
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    Idle Fluctuation after Intake Removal

    Thanks again for the quick response. I'm curious what result would you expect from a healthy engine when covering that IAC port? I'm going to head down to the garage and will update after aerosol test.
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    Idle Fluctuation after Intake Removal

    dawg316 thank you for your reply. i did clean the gasket surfaces very well, and reinstalled to proper torque. i don't have smoke machine available ATM. do you think this is something i could pick up with propane if aimed correctly? or is the smoke more precise? i took off snorkel and i can...
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    Idle Fluctuation after Intake Removal

    1999 2.3L 5-speed sedan, custom blue pearl 1999 2.3L 5-speed sedan, purple raisin (parts car) 2000 2.3L Auto, sedan, black (borrowed from friend until i sort this out) One day I was on the highway in 5th gear, when I pushed the accelerator to the floor there was nothing but hesitation and...

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