2003 Ford Focus 1.4 lx
High revs

1 points

Problem added: Jan 12, 2012 (9 years ago)
hi everyone need help
my ford focus when i change gear is high reving before i receive accerelation any ideas thx

Car details
Car: Ford Focus
Variant: 1.4 lx
Model Year: 2003
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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Top Fixer
388 points

Jan 12, 2012 (9 years ago)
Could be your clutch slipping, ie lots of engine noise but not getting up speed
31 points

Jan 13, 2012 (9 years ago)
do u mean it is accelerating itself. if it is idol control falve
stewart sutherland
11 points

Jan 13, 2012 (9 years ago)
If the revs are high, upto about 3000rpm, when stopped, say at a junction, and then returns to about 1500rpm. Like you have been advised already it could well be the 'idol speed control valve'. I had the same problem this week on my galaxy 2000. Easy job, take it off and clean it with a 'decarboniser'.
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