Idle Control Valve Symptoms?

Answer The idle air control valve on your car or truck works by adjusting the airflow inside your vehicle's throttle body in order to control the engine idle. The idle air control valve commonly develops ... Read More »

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What Is the Idle Air Control Valve?

Automotive engines are composed of many intricate parts. These parts must function with precision to ensure the engine functions properly. One crucial component in a car engine is the idle air cont... Read More »

GM Idle Air Control Valve Problems?

A driver can noticeably hear their car's idling while the vehicle is stopped. If there is a change to the idling speed, like with a GM vehicle, there are ways to diagnose the problem.

How to Clean an Idle Air Control Valve?

Carbon can build up on an idle air-control valve, making it stick. When it sticks, it cannot control the idle of the car--it might make the car idle at a very high RPM or, in most cases, make the c... Read More »

What is an idle air control valve?

The idle air control valve, or IAC as more commonly known, controls the idling speed of your vehicle's engine. If your engine seems to go up and down at different RPMs while idling, the IAC may be ... Read More »