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Old 09-23-2012, 10:27 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by FocusedSlayer View Post
Kinda sounds like the IAC has stopped working , after you take the battery cable off and let everything reset. When you put the cable back on it should have a high idle at start up until it gets to normal operating temperature then drop down where it needs to .
That's what it did on initial startup after the battery was reconnected iacv reinstalled. 4 hrs later and again this morning it wouldn't run at startup worth a damn. I just went for a 3-4 mile drive and it ran and idled okay. It was warmed up by then though. Although it's running about 200-300 lower RPM than ever before. I don't have the time today to take the iacv out. It took forever yesterday with those damn bolts and location. I would have just left the battery alone in the first place, but I hit the starter with my ratchet and scared the crap out of me when it sparked.
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