Having problems with your 1996 Oldsmobile 88 ?
1996 Oldsmobile 88 V6 idles too fast, have to drive at least 20 miles to get normal idle speed
\015 Car starts and runs fine except for the fast idle. Tried tapping accelerator but speed doesn't change until after maybe driving 20 miles or so.\015
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