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Old 01-31-2012, 01:30 PM   #1
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When I start my car cold, the idle will go up to around 2500-3000 rpms for a few seconds and then down to around 700 and at times even stall. It will go up and down like this for about 1-2 minutes and then return to reg idle of about 1000 rpms.
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Check for a vacuum leak. You may also want to clean the throttle body and idle air control.
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