solenoid soundoff....

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RainbowWrench
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solenoid soundoff....

Post by RainbowWrench » Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:35 am

Does anyone else experience solenoid whining , usually faint , when the key is forward, (last notch before start , not sure what it's called)
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Re: solenoid soundoff....

Post by occasional demons » Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:33 pm

It's the IAC solenoid on the throttle body. It is held fully open in the "run"* position with the engine off. That's how the engine gets enough air to start with the throttle plate closed.

It can and will sing you a song at times.









*The key position is usually called "RUN"

Forward (clockwise) from "OFF" is "RUN" then "START"

Backwards (CCW) from "OFF" is "ACC" for accessories.
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