Possible, though I like the battery suggestion, myself... pretty common.
When the battery's voltage drops too much, the computer doesn't adjust the
IAC motor properly. Light application of the throttle allows enough air to
This happened with my Dakota V6. The intake manifold gasket failed,
and oil was sucked from the top of the engine and into the throttle
body, where it gummed up the idle control motor, causing it to fail.
Dealer charged me about $1200 to replace the gasket, take the throttle
body apart to clean it, and replace the idle control motor.
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