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It's an 87 pickup with the z24 motor. been running fine

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It's an 87 pickup...

It's an 87 pickup with the z24 motor. been running fine until yesterday it al of a sudden just started idling real fast, and keeps getting faster with no way to slow it down but to turn the key off...

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?

Truck. 5 speed. nuetral. i have had an issue with the clutch - bled it but thinking about changing the slave cylinder, but don't see how this would affect the idle speed..

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '87 Nissan?

Its a pickup with z24 motor, 5 speed

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

Yes attempting to fix it mysef. have visually inspected vacuum lines, throttle cable and linkage, looked thru forums, etc

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

No, i dont guess so. thanks

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Nissan
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