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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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2001 Focus ZTS 2.0 ZTEC, accelerates, take foot off

Customer Question

2001 Focus ZTS 2.0 ZTEC, accelerates, take foot off throttle, holds speed or continues to accelerate, monitor shows closed throttle, IAC at 55-65%. What's going on, new. IAC valve
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the fuel filters?
Customer: Transmission original, shifting normally, fuel filter replaced two oil changes ago.
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced PCV hoses and PCV valve to correct DTC P0171, corrected. Replaced IAC for stalling. Current problem after IAC replacement.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Engine speed will hold at 1400 RPM at a stop with foot on brake, then suddenly drop to idle, will stall if A/C on.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

What is the TPS voltage at when this happens with the throttle plate closed?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
no do not want to call.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
are you there?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thanks for nothing!
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

Sorry for the delay!

YES, I am still here

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

And this problem started after replacing the idle air control motor?