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Just curious. First off, my 1j has always idled on a morning/cold start at 2000 rpms, then worked its way down to about 700 at operating temp after driving. Now for some reason it starts at 1500 then works it way down...i still can;t find what is causing this. I am curious to see what everyone is idling at.

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on a cold start, it idles near 2k, like 1800-1900..then if i do drive it, depending on if im crusin or going thru stop lights, it'll settle down anywhere between 500-1,000...if i let her warm up properly it idles properly..idk why it idles weird sometimes tho..
 

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my idle isn't consistent.when i first start it cold,it is more like 1200.when its warm its like 900 for the most part,but sometimes after driving it will idle at 1200(hot).in gear at a stop light(auto) its at like 600.i used to think it was going to stall.now,i'm not even paying any attention to it at all(i give up on it)
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mine goes up to 1400... and slowly goes down to 700-800...
 
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JonnyRedline said:
on a cold start, it idles near 2k, like 1800-1900..then if i do drive it, depending on if im crusin or going thru stop lights, it'll settle down anywhere between 500-1,000...if i let her warm up properly it idles properly..idk why it idles weird sometimes tho..
thats because you have your plugs gapped at .026
 

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NeverNZ said:
thats because you have your plugs gapped at .026

that has nothing to do with that....

its done this before i gapped the plugs down, the result of gapping them that low is a little bit of miss at idle, but no miss under boost, unlike before :)
 
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JonnyRedline said:
that has nothing to do with that....

its done this before i gapped the plugs down, the result of gapping them that low is a little bit of miss at idle, but no miss under boost, unlike before :)

i was referring to your idle at 500rpm, the miss at idle causes the car to drop in rpm randomly, going between 500-1000
 

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jwcatto said:
yes having the speed sensor connected affects this greatly, Don't expect a consistent idle rpm w/o having the speed sensor connected.

hmmm...i wonder why that is....thanks for the info! :bigthumb:
 

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Did I miss the sarcasm or something????
or are you being serious?

directed at Johnny

Pete: Not sure what you could do except find out what voltage the speed sensor sends and mirror it from something else. Mine Idled like crap forever until I plugged up the speed sensor and now it idles at whatever I tell it to, consistently.
 

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supraturbo1987 said:
Just curious. First off, my 1j has always idled on a morning/cold start at 2000 rpms, then worked its way down to about 700 at operating temp after driving. Now for some reason it starts at 1500 then works it way down...i still can;t find what is causing this. I am curious to see what everyone is idling at.

Trev

My 1jz does the same thing too and so does a couple of other guys I know with the 1jz.. :dunno: seemed normal to me, didn't think much about it cuss it would start to idle normal after a min..or 2..
 
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