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how do i adjust the idle on my 2001 ford escort zx2

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how do i adjust the idle on my 2001 ford escort zx2
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy Phipps replied 8 years ago.
The idle speed is controlled by the PCM on most modern cars (including your Escort). If it's too high or too low, then you might have a problem with the engine itself, or with one of its sensors.

Is your Check Engine light on? What is your current idle RPM?