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How do you fix racing idle on a 1988 Ford Ranger 2.3?

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Alot of times a racing idle is caused by an airleak after the carb. or throdle body. check to see if the PCV (postive crank vent) is disconnected. Alot of times these are located, depending on madel, on the top of the valve cover near the fire wall, or under the intake just behind the distributor. It's not easy to see, but often the vac. line will crack.

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