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I have a 2000 ford explorer that is idling at 2000rpm after…

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I have a 2000...

I have a 2000 ford explorer that is idling at 2000rpm after i unpluged the iac

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?

180000 there about

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?

Well It was idling at 3000rpm's before I unpluged the iac and thats it right now.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats it

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 12 months ago
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Hi, My name is Jay

What is the engine size?

Have you had the engine checked for any vacuum leaks?

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 12 months ago

Will need to know the 8th digit of your VIN to know the correct motor you have.

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Ford Mechanic: Eric Gardner, ASE Certified Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello, I would like to try and help with the high idle problem.

Ford IACs are likely to be the problems in these cases, but based on you description, I think we should look for vacuum leaks first.

Let me know if you would like to proceed with trouble shooting.

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