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2002 saturn: sl1 idle will be hi and jump..park..back down..heater

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2002 saturn sl1 idle will be hi and jump to 2000 rpms when put in park repair manual not helping much has went above usual coolent temp once went back down when heater was turnd on ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 4 years ago.
Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. check the intyake gasket the 1.9 saturns are famous for failed intake gaskets causing this exact problem

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
i had that done about a year ago do you think it would go out that soon ?
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 4 years ago.
very possible is the engine light on?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 4 years ago.
check for a intake leak...its likley the gasket
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

how do i check ?


Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 4 years ago.
spray around the intake manifold with carb cleaner when you hit the leak the idle will change....thats how you verify
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