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Old 01-16-2007, 16:35   #1 (permalink)
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Taurus engine revving - car drives itself

I have a 1997 Ford Taurus....the engine revs itself and won't stop...it revs so high that even if I have the break to the floor the car moves on it's own....any help out there would be greatly appreciated!!!!!!
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Old 03-12-2007, 14:15   #2 (permalink)
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The easiest thing to change is the PCV valve. About two dollars and six minutes worth of work will be all it takes.
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a pcv vavle geting stuck open......! lol what r the odds.....
change it anyway as a good preventaive mataniace.
i would look directly to the vacume lines.
possibly a broken/disconected line.
even more remotly possible a old tb/intake manafold gasket.
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Old 03-15-2007, 07:02   #4 (permalink)
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Don't be so smug. I have had identical problems in two vehicles, and the PCV was bad in both. Of course, the problem could be a vacuum leak and that would be a good place to check second. Unless of course you hear any hissing while changing out the PCV.

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hey i dont mean to be smug in any way, in fact lets level this.
enlighten me, how does this idle up a car.
im all about learning new stuff every day.
of course i havent seen or driven all the cars out there so i may have generalized this if so my apoligies.

so u had this problem and changed a pcv valve and bam fixed?
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