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Old 10-29-2012, 09:12 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by jones81 View Post
my car is an automatic and when i put it into drive or reverse its alittle clunky. I don't have a tacometer but i can tell the idle is high and takes 2 or more minutes to settle down. I read that ford did this for emission reasons but i was wondering if there's anyone has similiar issues and a fix. thanks
It's the car's way of warming up. It'll be high for a couple minutes then the RPMs should drop back to normal. Both my Explorer ATX and Focus MTX do that.

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