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Old 10-02-2012, 07:53 AM   #1
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RPM at idle

Hello Foci Fanatics

What is the ideal RPM at idle once engine is warm?

How do you adjust RPM? Is there an adjustment screw on throttle?

Cheers

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Old 10-21-2012, 11:22 PM   #2
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Cannot adjust, electronically controlled by PCM.
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:26 AM   #3
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Hello Foci Fanatics

What is the ideal RPM at idle once engine is warm?

How do you adjust RPM? Is there an adjustment screw on throttle?

Cheers

Eric
the ideal rpm at iddle is around 850
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Old 10-22-2012, 02:39 PM   #4
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Mine's usually in the mid 800s. I'd imagine you'd have to tinker with the ECU to adjust it... but I can't think of a reason why you'd want to!
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Old 10-22-2012, 08:41 PM   #5
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if it's 800-850 should be alright :P no need to adjust that ;)
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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850? Really? Once mine is at full temp she idles around 680 to 710. I thought that was normal cause I owned a few VWs and they usually idled at 700.
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Yeah, between 750 and 800..here's mine..it,s a bit high because it was just after the second start up from the gas station...but yeah between 750 and 800.

I have the Duratec. Maybe it revs a bit higher

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Mine is on my Garmin which connects to the ECU. It was actually idling even lower then I stated.


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The idle value will be different in gear vs. out of gear and ATX vs. MTX.

At fully warmed up and heat soaked our SPI ATX:

- in gear averages 650 rpm
- out of gear averages 700 rmp
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