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Lincoln continal: 2000 Lincoln continual high idle when first

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2000 Lincoln continual high idle when first start in morning put in gear just after starting 15 seconds idles down to normal
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lincoln
Expert:  Ronnie replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thank you for your question,How fast is the idle when you start it cold?Do it also do this once the engine is warmed up?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
about 1500 rpms i put it in gear idles down to normal in 10 to 15 saconds car ok rest of day
Expert:  Ronnie replied 1 year ago.
Th problem may very well be to a sticking IAC (idle air control valve) . Try removing it and giving it a good cleaning with some carb cleaner. It mounts to the throttle body with two 8mm bolts.