Variable idle - mi16 205 (xu9)
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    Default Variable idle - mi16 205 (xu9)

    G'day,
    Lately the idle has been sitting at about 2,000 rpm whilst stationary at the lights.
    I haven't noticed it happen more or less with such variables as petrol octane or engine temperatures.
    What could be causing this?
    A brief touch of the throttle will usually make the revs drop back down.

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    Thank you in advance,
    Lewis

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    Broken, or incorrectly adjusted TPS. You should here the contacts click when it returns to idle. Double check for continuity with a multimeter.

    The other could be a bad connection on th ICV, as the default position (no voltage supply) is approx 2000rpm. But as you say a blip fixes it, I suspect the TPS.

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