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I have a p1294 code, p1294, target idle not reached, jeep

Customer Question

I have a p1294 code
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?
Customer: p1294, target idle not reached, jeep idles at 1000 rpms in park.
JA: What is the model/year of your Jeep?
Customer: 2004 jeep grand Cherokee limited 4.7l v8
JA: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: ive replaced the tps, the iac, cleaned the throttle body, and hunted for a vaccume leak, also cleaned the throttle body, all with no luck.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope that's all
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to help get your problem solved.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

The PCV valve and Elbow can cause this problem and is somewhat common so I'd start by replacing PCV with one from dealership and inspecting hose/elbow. Let me know how it goes, thanks.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Ever get it figured out?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Replaced the pcv valve with no difference. Also replaced the tps and the iac, throttle body is clean as a whistle. Took out the passenger headlight to look for a leak in the cruise control/vaccume box behind the light and everything is intact.
Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

I think the next step is probably a smoke test is no obvious leaks are being found. Let me know how it goes, thanks.