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Hello to all, new guy here, bought my new to me 04 step side single cab a couple of weeks ago. Really like this truck. Have one question, When I start the truck the idle climbs to about 2k rpms, the settles to normal. Is this normal? The engine is a 2.3 with the 5 speed.
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it depends how long the engine has been sitting and how cold it is. i guess its normal, my truck does it and its a 4.0.
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Usually been sitting overnite, or a few hours.
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yep, normal (im 4.0 too). mine doesnt rev quite so high but its probably normal for yours.
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Thanks for the info.
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