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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
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Hiya, engine idle is struggling when the revs drop ,idle

Customer Question

hiya, engine idle is struggling when the revs drop ,idle control valve ? was going to see anything was looking damaged (fuse?) on the computer, is there an electric senser?
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 190000 2.4 4c auto
JA: What year is your 4C?
Customer: 1998
JA: Are you fixing your 4C yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: just prodding and pondering atm, new valve? was hoping to find a fuse to replace.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: its nearly time for a new cam belt in about 10000, the low fuel light has stopped coming on, hence my hunt for a fuse.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the engine runs otherwise normally but idles low or will not idle without keeping the throttle open then yes, the idle air control motor is a definite suspect.

Have you checked for fault codes?
Do you have the VIN?