How to Install a GM 4.3 Air Idle Control?

Answer The idle air control on the GM 4.3-liter engine is located on the throttle body. It receives a signal from the computer when a load is put onto the engine. The computer tells it to open and allow m... Read More »

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How to Install a Idle Control Valve on a 97 Ford 150 4.6L?

The idle air control valve (IAC) controls the amount of air bypassing the throttle valve. The IAC valve is part of the output actuator, and is mounted to the throttle body. It is controlled by the ... Read More »

How to Install an Idle Air Control Valve on a 2000 Ford Windstar?

Ford threw its hat into the conventional minivan ring with the likes of Chrysler, Chevy and other automakers in the 1995 model year, with the release of the Windstar. Prior to 1995, Ford offered a ... Read More »

How to Install an Idle Air Control Valve on a 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis?

As automobiles evolve, they become more and more advanced nearly every year. One of the biggest advancements in automotive engineering was computer-controlled fuel injection. A large factor in keep... Read More »

What Is Idle Air Control?

Engines require three things to run: air, fuel and spark. Though the main throttle butterfly controls the majority of the engine's airflow, all engines must include a provision to feed the engine ... Read More »