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Old 06-27-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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Hi guys

I own a 93' F150 5.0 V8 Automatic with 2WD.
After I owned it of a day I thought I have to
clean it once real nice so I washed the engine.
What happens now is that idle is way to high
and does not regulate itself down.
You can drive it but it's annoying standing on the brakes
all the time.
Right after cleaning I unplugged most plugs and blew them
dry with the air gun also the distributed cap but no changes.
I've searched around here and guys wrote it can be the
IAC and a TPS but what is that??
Any pictures?

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pull codes but it sounds like a vacuum line is loose
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Pulling codes is not easy here in germany no tool.
But iīve read you can build a tool with a multimeter.
Checked the view vacuum lines but nothing really to see.
Anybody else any idea?
What exactly is iac and tps???

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They don't have paperclips in Germany?
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They don't have paperclips in Germany?
Yes they do but why? Tell me the trick please!
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At the top of this section is a sticky that tells you how to do it. I'd post the link but I don't know how with my phone, but it's right at the top of the page.
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odb1 does not need a tool just a paper clip or some old wire scraps
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Shoot me a link please i donīt get it.

Thanks Jerry
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Paper Clip = http://www.f150forum.com/f10/how-ret...es-obdi-10907/

$23. W/ digital numeric display & memory = http://www.handsontools.com/Equus-In...ol_p_5574.html
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Shoot me a link please i donīt get it.

Thanks Jerry
A guy named " Jerry" in "Germany"? Yer kiddin right?

(Everybody from Germany was called "Jerry" during WW2)
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