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01-30-02, 06:05 AM   #1  
High idle

1993 Dodge Dakota, 5.2 liter... runs in high idle all the time and the throttle body has turned black, would like to know why???

 
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01-30-02, 09:22 AM   #2  
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Running too rich.

See my signature file for how to check for trouble codes.

High idle is due to a dirty throttle body and probably a bad idle air control valve.

Could also have a bad PCV system causing carbon and soot buildup from oil blowby.

 
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