Idle Speed Inspection - L13A6

L13A6 engine


NOTE:

1.Disconnect the evaporative emission (EVAP) canister purge valve 2P connector.

2.Connect a tachometer (A) to the test tachometer connector (B), or connect the HDS or a scan tool to the data link connector (DLC) (C) located under the driver's side of the dashboard.

 

 

3.Start the engine. Hold the engine speed at 3,000 rpm (min-1) without load (in Park or neutral) until the radiator fan comes on, then let it idle.

4.Check the idle speed without load conditions: headlights, blower fan, rear defogger, radiator fan, and air conditioner are not operating.

Idle speed should be: 
 700±50 rpm (min-1) (in Park or neutral) 

5.Idle the engine for 1 minute with A/C switch ON, temperature control at maximum cool, blower fan at maximum speed, rear window defogger ON,headlights at high beam, then check the idle speed.

Idle speed should be: 
 850±50 rpm (min-1) (in Park or neutral) 

NOTE: If the idle speed is not within specification, do the symptom troubleshooting.

6.Reconnect the EVAP canister purge valve 2P connector.

NOTE: You can use the HDS or a scan tool to inspect idle speed.