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i went to start my car this morning an when it fired up the engine just started reving up on its own, does anyone have any idea to wot is causeing it cheers
 

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The engine will idle higher when you first start, until it gets warm. Is this what you mean? How high does it rev?
 

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What rpm does it reach? Does it stop at some point? :eek:

Is it just an idling problem or does it adversly affect driving?
 

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I would take it to a specialist to get looked at.
 

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hi, did you get to fix this problem? I think I might have the same problem with my car. But my car revs high in idle, not necessarily in startup.
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Try a throttle reset.

without starting the engine or touching the throttle pedal turn the ignition on for 90 seconds then off for same period.

Now start the engine with no throttle and leave it to idle. After oe or two mins it should drop to 850 .. leave it for a couple more mins. Then stop. Restart and go for a drive.

If that doesn't work try again a couple more times. Otherwise it could be an air leak or the idle actuator motor can be out of sync and needs resetting on a diag system.
 

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thanks gazza82 I'll try you recommendation.
Great website btw!
 
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