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    problem with idle?

    hello everyone, i have been having a little problem with my wrx, when i just sit and let it warm up , the rpms start off around 1500, but then once its all warmed up, they will go up and down(not drastically), and when ever i give it gas to get it going, and i let off the gas, my rpms drop like to almost 0. A couple times the car has actually shut off on me. i thought it might be the iacv, but im not thinkin that as much anymore? any ideas on what it could be? thanks

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    sounds like you need to clean your idle control valve, thats what i had to do to mine.

    Another possibility is a dirty MAF, which you should clean with an MAF cleaner.
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