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is car idling bad for 21st century modern day car?

I have a 2016 Toyota corolla. I hardly drive anywhere. I have around 92000 km on the odometer. I live in Canada, and therefore, the winters are extremely cold. When winter is in full swing, I turn on ...
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Why is my car idling weird only while I am moving in neutral?

I have a 2005 Saturn Ion Redline. Whenever I am coming to a stop I put it in neutral when I get to about 15-20mph, and whenever I am rolling into it the cars idle goes up and down by a good amount ...
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Erratic/Unrhythmic idling sound

This is a Suzuki Ritz (Splash) 2011 DDIS Diesel car. When the car is started fresh in the morning, the idling sound is not rhythmic. It varies its slow-speed, say every other second. I have uploaded ...
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Volvo XC60 T6 Petrol+LPG rough idle

I have a problem with 2012 XC60 T6+LPG. Engine is idling roughly, especially when cold. Coil packs are Ok. There is no noticeable vacuum leak in the intake. I can't safely rule out fuel supply ...
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In cold weather, engine revs up and down for a period of time until car is warm - only when clutch is pressed or car is in neutral

The title describes my problem pretty well. I'm driving a manual transmission 2003 Toyota Corolla, and this happens whenever the weather starts getting cold. The engine revs up fairly high, then ...
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Toyota Prado TX-L dropping RPM and stalling randomly

This is a 2009 Toyota Prado TX-L D4-D (160,000 km). This issue started about a month ago, prior to which the car was running perfectly. Basically when the car is idle the RPM would drop randomly ...
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Hunting idle following head gasket replacement

I have a 1999 Ford Taurus in which I recently performed a head gasket replacement on as well as a couple other parts - water pump, thermostat, etc. EDIT: The car has a 3.0L V6 OHV Engine - Gas Only - ...
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Engine needs throttle input to stay running when hot

I have a 1994 Ford Ranger 4.0 L 4x4 5-speed. The truck runs fine when first started up but when it starts to warm up the rpms start to fluctuate and it makes it almost impossible to drive because it’...
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92 Honda Accord keeps revving up and down

This is a 1992 Honda Accord 5-speed manual. I was driving today and suddenly my car started revving the engine, over and over. When I stopped it was doing the same thing, idling way up and then down ...
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