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Hi my 2003 forester xt jdm was bought with a spun bearing and front left side hit, so i put in a 2005 STI block with ACL bearings and new rings, but slap the jdm 03 forester heads on the sti block, used the forester ecu, now am into @hours of driving and got a high idle and a CeL that says idle control valve, change it but same thing it idles at around 1100-1200 RPM and starts to hunt wen ever it reaches running temp. need helpl
 

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Check your cruise control or throttle cables and make sure there's just a little slack in them. Sometimes the diaphragm in the cruise unit will swell when it gets hot and will crack your throttle open if the cable is set too tight.

hope that helps.
 
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