Why does my car idle at 1000 RPM?
Why is my car shaking when idle?
Why are my RPMs jumping at idle?
For a passenger car engine, idle speed is customarily between 600 and 1000 rpm. For medium and heavy duty trucks, it is approximately 600 rpm. For many single-cylinder motorcycle engines, idle speed is set between 1200 and 1500 rpm.
How many rpm is normal?
Unless you are experiencing strong vibrations or it feels like the engine is panting at idle, then your engine idling speed is ok. In general the rpm is around 700-900 if the AC is not on. Normally there will be some indication on the underside of the hood or in the owners manual.
If you car is idling at 1200 rpm you most likely have a vacuum leak somewhere. Or your IAC (Idles Air Control) circuit is funky.
Why does my car idle at 1200 RPM?
What RPM should engine idle at?
The idle problem may be a result of a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. This valve is controlled by the vehicle’s computer and will adjust idle speed based upon other measurements such as engine temperature, intake air temperature and electrical system load or voltage.