There are several possibilities. A good starting point is check for trouble codes by running a diagnostics check. I say this because there several ssensors needed for proper operation of your car and anyone of them could be bad or going bad. This is not for a beginner to do, because if you do something wrong you can really mess your car.
A Ford Escort might not idle properly if the throttle position sensor is not functioning properly. This part is a plug in that is on the side of the carburetor (throttle body).
where is the idle control motor for a 1998 ford escort
Fast idle motor is not functioning properly.
Idle speed control or Idle air control.
The idle setting for a 2001 ford escort zx2 is something that is not owner adjustable. It the idle is off, check for vacuum leaks or a clogged air filter.
The car was staying idle.
have lost my idle on a 1995 mitsubishi--what is the problem
The idle air control valve on a 1990 Ford Escort is located on the intake manifold. An idle air control valves function is to control the amount of air that is allowed to enter the engine so the idle can stabilize.
The idle speed control valve was bad.
There is no idle screw. The idle air control valve controls the idle and can be set on different settings. You should consult a Ford dealer or mechanic for proper settings.
Where is the idle speed motor located at on a 1995 chevy blazer?
go to autozone.com
What can cause a 1195 Oldsmobile to idle rough?
There is more than likely a problem with the idle arm censor that would cause this. There may also be a problem with the throttle body.
The idle speed on your 1995 Cadillac Eldorado can be set by adjusting the fuel pump adjustment screw. Turn the screw to the right to increase the idle speed.
most likely you have a missfire.
where is the idle control value on a 1995 cadillac sedan deville
The idle control valve for your 1995 Nissan Maxima can be found on top of the engine. The idle control valve will be attached to the back of the injector fuel pump.
Any of factors can effect your idle. Things you can have checked or check yourself, if you feel brave enough are: vacuum leaks, fuel system, egr, pcv, air filter, could be your fuel is not putting out sufficient fuel, head gasket (to my experience, usually not the cause if car properly maintained). Usually this is caused by the fuel system not operating properly.
The most common cause of a 1996 Ford Escort to idle rough is bad spark plugs or bad spark plug wires. A plugged air filter will also cause it to idle rough.
It is very likely there is no way to adjust the idle on your car. If your car is idling low, it's probably a problem somewhere else. Idle is likely controlled by the computer.
You have an idle air control valve and you also have a throttle position sensor. They are both located and the throttle body.
check the pcv valve and hoses if there is a vacuum leak here it wont idle
You need a new IAC Idle Air Control.