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1998 Ford Taurus: idles really high when in park..screw..engine down

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I have a 1998 Ford Taurus is idles really high when in park and when in gear. Could tell me what the problem may be and does it have a set5 screw to idle the engine down? I f so where is it located?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 years ago.

Hello Mary,

Thanks for coming to Just Answer to ask a question.


There is not a manual adjustment for idle on this vehicle, its computer controlled. I suggest you first start with a new idle air control valve.