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Old 09-05-2010, 04:57 PM   #1
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We had drove across town last night, just barely enough to get the engine warm, and when we got home and got it parked, it started surging at idle, like the RPM would drop and return to normal and repeat for about 3 or 4 minutes... started it back up and it didn't happen again... Any thoughts? It has done it a couple of other times, but only happens in park.
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try cleaning your iacv valve.
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Err....location? I'm not really familiar with Hondas.... at all.... Thanks for the tip though. As soon as I find it I'll clean it out!
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well im not really familiar with your year but i believe this should help you
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Thanks! I'll get that checked and cleaned, and I'll update if there is an update!
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Is it possible this will cause s***ty fuel economy if the IAC is stopped up?
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among other things like old oxygen sensors air filter,oil,spark plugs gunked up injectors etc etc.
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