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Old 04-09-2007, 05:54 PM   #1
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can someone plz tell me if it is located on the back of the inlet manifold and does it look like a bolt wiv a small pipe on the top.thanks
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If yours is still on standard Escort (k-jetronic) management it will not have an idle speed "control" valve.

There are two means of controling the idle speed (idle air by-pass) on standard management. From cold the auxillary air valve (circled in the picture below) will be fully open. This will allow extra air to by-pass the throttle to give fast idle for cold starting. As the engine warms up the valve closes and the idle speed will drop to the base idle speed.

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The idle speed is then determined by the ammount of air that is allowed to by-pass the throttle butterfly via the idle speed control screw. This is located on the throttle body next to the throttle position switch.
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