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Throttle response

20th Nov 2012 6:31 pm

Facing problems with the i20's throttle response.


I own a Hyundai i20 Sportz and recently I have been experiencing some problems with my car. When I release the clutch after changing gears, the RPM needle shoots upto 2000. As I understand, if the throttle is not pressed the RPM shouldn’t go up. Can you help me understand what exactly the problem with the car is?

Shibi Payamal, via email
AAA To answer your question, a possible reason why your i20 has an erratic idle is because the idle speed sensor is malfunctioning and it needs
to be removed and cleaned. We checked with a Hyundai workshop engineer — he recommended a proper tune-up at an authorised workshop, after which this particular problem 
you are facing should be resolved.
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