1994 Ranger fast idle on cold start

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Edmonton, Canada

#1 Feb 1, 2012
My 1994 Ranger 4.0L goes to 3000RPM on cold start and stays high till warm...how do i reset to slower cold start fast idle

Andrews, TX

#2 Apr 30, 2012
I have a older ranger that idle is fast weather cold or hot. Just started doing this. What do I need to do?
Ranger Danger

Toms River, NJ

#3 Dec 31, 2012
Hey guys my old vette idles a little high when she's cold. But iwhen I start it I only let it idle about 30 seconds then I'll goose the throttle and it lowers right back down to around normal.

Try doing the same it might help. I mean obviously if its doing it when its cold that's a good thing. I just don't like to let my 40 yr old 350 to idle that high while stationary for more than a few mins.


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