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    4-TEC engine idle.?

    Does anybody know the reason why the 4-TEC is running so high rpm in idle.?


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    Vacuum leak

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    what are you considering high? sticky throttle? im also agreeing with the vac leak.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beerdart View Post
    Vacuum leak
    thanks, but it aint broke...

    i just meant why does it run about 1700 rpm at idle?

    is there any reason for this high idle rpm.?

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    1700 is acutally a tad low im at 1780-1820 thats fine

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    i remembered it was around 1700 ish but think you are right about 1800 ish.. but is there a reason for the higt rpm from the factory.?
    to light flywheel.? or somthing like that.. hmmm?

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    Steerage speed on the water.

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    ahh, god point... thanks..

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    My RXT-X 260 has always idled around at 1700. It now has 59hrs on it.

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    good you know now im going to raise my idle im at 1500rpm maybe this is why sometimes it dies when i let of from wide open throttle position

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