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    Another Idle problem

    So I think I may know what my problem is but I want to get some input of what you guys(and girls) think.
    I have an 03 that is stage 2 and a K&N filter and the silencer delete. Only about twice a month after my 20 mile drive to work I will be sitting in traffic waiting to get into my parking lot my car will idle high. This has also happend 1 time after I got home from work and left like 10 minutes later to go to the store. The high idle is around 1500-2000 rpms. Now if I try to drive when the car is doing this whenever I shift the rpms build about 300 rpms and hold a second before falling.
    I am thinking that I need to clean my idle air control valve. I will do that this weekend when I get a chance to pick up the gasket. Is there anything else that may cause this problem?
    Last edited by Rappy04; 03-22-2007 at 09:47 AM.

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    Both my 06 wrx and 07 STI like to "hold" high rpms during shift if you are sitting in traffic or accelerating slowly.

    As for your issue the wrx's have a rough idle to begin with. If it's doing it when it's rather cold out I dont know if I would be overly concerned with it. Checking your IAC would be a smart move and you also might want to clean your throttle body and MAF sensor (USE MAF SENSOR SAFE CLEANER). You might just have some gunk build up.
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