How to Adjust a Car Idle?

Answer As cars get older and accrue more mileage, the idle speed of an automobile may be higher or lower than it needs to be, either wasting precious fuel or causing the car to stall out. Adjusting your i... Read More »

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How to Adjust a Low Idle on a Lexus LS 400?

The idle on a Lexus LS400 is controlled primarily by the throttle. The throttle cable, specifically, controls the idle speed. If the cable is too loose, the idle will drop. If the cable is too tigh... Read More »

How to Adjust the Idle on a Pw50?

Poor performance can be caused by an incorrectly set engine idle speed. If the motor seems to be running too quickly at a complete stop, or if it stumbles or bogs at idle, the idling speed may requ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Idle on a Carbureted Car?

Adjust the idle of your car if the engine runs too fast or too slowly, causing it to sputter and die.

How to Adjust the Idle on a Toyota Rav 4?

The Toyota Rav 4 has a completely computer-controlled carburation system that prevents the idle from being adjusted manually. There are, however, some things you can do to increase idle speed and i... Read More »