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2003 ford explorer 4.6l v8 wont idle the engine just cuts

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2003 ford explorer 4.6l v8 won't idle the engine just cuts off
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  mopar money replied 7 years ago.

can you keep it running by giving it gas?

 

is the check engine light on?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes and the check light is not on
Expert:  mopar money replied 7 years ago.
sounds like the Idle Control Motor has gone bad, it is located on the throttle body and is fairly easy to replace
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
where exactly is it located
Expert:  mopar money replied 7 years ago.
it will be on top of the throttle body, it bolts on with to 10mm bolts
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
is it also called the iac valve
Expert:  mopar money replied 7 years ago.
yes, idle air control valve
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you
Expert:  mopar money replied 7 years ago.
no problem

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