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Old 02-24-2010, 07:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Geo Metro Fast Idle Problem?

anyone had a fast Idle problem with there metro 1.0 engine? If so How did you fix it.

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Old 02-24-2010, 07:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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is this intermittent? just happen during the cold months?
i bought a 26yr old used accord, it was idled too high from the day i bought it last august.
it was consistently too high, even for the warm months.
i found two screws under the carb that allowed me to drop it to about 500rpms.
you may have a fuel injected engine, but if your idle is consistently too high, even after it has warmed-up, i;d try to find the idle screw or a chilton book to point it out.

i have noticed that on rare occasions my car may idle too high. i place my foot under the accelerator and lift the pedal to lower the rpms. this is very rare that i experience this, but i assume it's linkage.

i hope this helps.
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What year Metro? You shouldn't have to screw around with the idle adjustment unless somebody else has screwed around with it first. Check for vacuum leaks.
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