Having problems with your 1987 Ford Tempo ?
I have a 1987 Ford Tempo 2.3 Liter that has a high Idle problem. Would the cuse be diagnosed electronically before I replace piece by poece?
Two simple ways to quick check. One is to pour cup full amounts of water over the vacuum lines and vacuum connectors and listen for hissing, thus locating a vacuum leak. The other way is to tap on the idle air control motor to see if it brings down the idle.
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