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2002 saturn: sl1 idle will be hi and jump..park..back down..heater

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2002 saturn sl1 idle will...
2002 saturn sl1 idle will be hi and jump to 2000 rpms when put in park repair manual not helping much has went above usual coolent temp once went back down when heater was turnd on ?
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Saturn Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 5 years ago
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Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. check the intyake gasket the 1.9 saturns are famous for failed intake gaskets causing this exact problem


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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
i had that done about a year ago do you think it would go out that soon ?
Saturn Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 5 years ago
very possible is the engine light on?
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago
no
Saturn Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 5 years ago
check for a intake leak...its likley the gasket
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

how do i check ?

 

Saturn Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 5 years ago
spray around the intake manifold with carb cleaner when you hit the leak the idle will change....thats how you verify
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