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V10 rpm at idle?

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Drottlawn, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. Drottlawn

    Drottlawn Senior Member
    Messages: 364

    This is my first v10. It is 1000 rpm at idle in park. Is this right? In drive it is about 700 or so.
    What does everyone else idle at?
  2. Spitz

    Spitz Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Sounds about right, maybe a tad high.. Maybe run over your vacuum hoses on the engine for good measure.
  3. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Mine idels the same. Check the PCV elbow for cracks. They are known to get brittle and carck.