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radio tip

Thanks for the tip. I was headed down the path of removing the console. That would or could have been a very bad novice mistake. Thanks for clueing me in.
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Thanks, I will check that. I seem to heading toward cleaning or replacing the idle control valve. This is a project car for my younger son and when the problems are smoothed out it should be a safe and very cool cruiser. thanks again for the help.
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High idle problem

I have not got the idle problem figured out. Unfortunately being called in to work extra has got in the way of playing with my new project. I did order the CD manual for the car and one of my local parts houses had a replacement air idle control valve for a reasonable price.....so when i have the time i will replace the valve and test the car. This work thing takes away from the playing with toy thing. I am sure I will be asking for more info in the future. Take care
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