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High Idle Problems - Please Help!

I have a 95 3.8L automatic 2 dr. coupe and I am getting a high idle at start up and it won't come down. It seems that when it's in drive and i come to a light or stop sign, i must keep my foot on the brake or it will move ahead on me. i recently started getting the engine light on also. i did replace the accelerator cable because it started to fray and hang up on me. i tried fuel injector cleaner but that doesn't seem to do anything. (I also have hard shifting and fluctuating idling as well.)
Another problem i encountered is the speed gauge is reading faster than what i'm actually going. Has anyone else heard of these problem? I have 121,000 miles on it. I don't have alot of money to get this repaired at a station, but I have the service manual and I'm pretty good and handy to do most of my own repairs.

in need of some good advice,
carl...

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I used to have a 95 v6 and I had the same problem with the speedo and mine would also say i was doing less that what i actually was when under 30 and faster than what i was doing when I was doing ~55. I could actually hit or tap the glass in front of it and it would make it jump back to normal... lol, but an actual fix, i have no idea

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