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Old 01-15-2010, 07:58 PM
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on start up truck always starts at high RPMs and if i put in gear rpms immediately drop to normal
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Always or only on a cold start?
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Old 01-15-2010, 08:18 PM
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always every time
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How high does it go and how long does it take to drop to normal idle speed?
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1/3rd way up and slowly if not placed in gear if in gear immediately
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1/3rd way up and slowly if not placed in gear if in gear immediately
... You need to read your owners manual on this. It will tell you that you have to wait for the rpm's to come down or you will cause transmission damage. That is why you are hearing/feeling a clunk or hard engagement. I know that this gets old but you really need to wait the 30 seconds for the rpm's to get down to around 900 RPM before placing it into gear.

* Always let it run for at least a minute while on a cold start before placing into gear and going. If the truck has sat for a couple days and has not been ran you need to wait for the rpms to come down and when you place it in gear wait a little bit for the tq convertor to fill with fluid
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:55 PM
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i usually use remote start and wait for the truck to start and idle from 5-10 min
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could it be from the remote start?
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I just remembered when i first bought the truck i had to have the gauges reset from high oil pressure. in fact recently i had a thread about high oil pressure could it be an instrument cluster problem.
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No no no.... READ your OWNERS MANUAL!!! It will state that when the truck is started you will have a High Idle for approx 15 to 30 seconds depending on engine temp. There are no other issues with the truck. The remote start has nothing to do with it!
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