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Ford e-150: van..4.6 keeps idling fast and will cruise..gas pedal

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my ford e-150 van 4.6 keeps idling fast and will cruise at 45 mph without touching the gas pedal whats wrong with it?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
HiCustomer.. what's the year of the van and do you get a check engine light?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
2002 yes check engine light
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
You can get the code read at autopart stores free (because they want to sell you the part) anyway my suspect is the idle air control valve.
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
You can get the code read at autopart stores free (because they want to sell you the part) anyway my suspect is the idle air control valve sensor.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
i bought and replaced the iac valve and the holes were square on the new one round on old one is that a problem?
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
It shouldn't matter but were you able to get a code number?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
the base of the new idle intake valve has square holes and the mating surface will have round smaller holes i can make a gasket to seal it but the holes won't mate exactly will that affect anything?
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
Oh I see what you're saying what the problem is. In this case it has to match.
Expert:  Car Dude replied 7 years ago.
Yes it should match...
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