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97 civic lx idle issue!

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by xpdude, Jun 3, 2009.

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    xpdude New Member

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    the idle reves up and down as it warms up. i tried to swap the iac but it does the same thing again. i understand you can clean them? how do you do this?
     
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    97h22dxcoupe senior member

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    it sounds like your tps sensor is bad,check that first...
     
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    i had that problem once,,,,ended up being air in the coolant,,,there is a valve to bleed the air located by the thermostat somewhere.

    are you throwing any codes?
     
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    idle issue cont

    i am not throwing ne codes. i can unplug everything from the throtle body but the iac and it will shake and idle rich. i am attempting to clean the iac the sensor w/ 2 small coolent lines running to it? i am gona clean the throtle body. how do u remove the tps?
     
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    trans issue also!

    its a crapomatic 4spd b4ra. slips in 1st then reves into 2nd and shifts fine, its overfilled too. i corrected the level, same thing. i hear you HAVE to run honda fluid in these? can the irradic idle cause this?
     
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    idle issue fixed!

    i had to spray a crapload of starting fluid into the valve and tb and scrub away w. a toothbrush!
     
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